OSSGA Presents Health & Safety Innovation Award

James Dick Construction’s Brechin Quarry and Assinck Limited were presented with the inaugural 2020 Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) Health & Safety Innovation Award, in recognition of their innovative Safe-T-Key that allows for opening/closing doors, and punching keypads without touching surfaces, thereby preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Granite Earns Three CalCIMA Safety Awards

Granite received three California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) 2020 Excellence in Safety Awards. The annual awards recognize mines, plants and individuals for their exemplary contributions to safety leadership, innovation, and communication, and how well they extend safety beyond their workplace setting. Winners are selected by a judging panel of committee members.

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NIOSH Presents Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program, in conjunction with the Industrial Minerals Association–North America (IMA-NA), the National Mining Association (NMA), and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), recognized four organizations in their respective industry sectors, some for developing new safety tools and systems, and others for instituting new health protocols to keep their…

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Kenzen Addresses Worker Privacy in Safety Data Collection

As companies around the world rapidly adopt wearable industrial devices to improve worker safety and business productivity, the protection of personal information being collected is an ongoing concern. Protective equipment innovator Kenzen recently launched a physiological monitoring system to keep workers safe from heat, overexertion and illness, and debuted a new privacy policy for its system.

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