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Hazard Alert – Water Related Fatalities

24 water related fatalities in metal nonmetal since 2005!  Working Near Water Hazards  HAZARD - Working around, over, or near water POTENTIAL OUTCOME - Entrapment, drowning RISKS – Traveling or operating equipment near water, equipment

September 9th, 2016|Safety Alerts|

Guarding Conveyor Belts at Metal & Nonmetal Mines

Below you can view a MSHA PowerPoint presentation that provides compliance information to help the metal and nonmetal mining industry meet current requirements of the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA’s) guarding standards addressing conveyor belts. This

General Info

Keep Safety as Number One Priority!!!

As of September 16, 2016, MSHA has reported that there has been 12 MNM fatalities as a result of a number of incidences including unloading of material, equipment operations, blasting, electrical shock, fall, and embankment

General Highwall Safety Guidelines

For Working Faces Planning: Note and map the location of structural discontinuities (i.e., joints, faults, and bedding planes) and underground mine workings relative to the existing highwall and in the direction of mining. Anticipate unstable

Slogan Contest


The Michigan Aggregates Association Safety Committee has chosen a winner for the 2016 MAA Safety Slogan Contest! Derek Quinn of Carr Brothers & Sons, submitted the winning slogan. He will receive $100 for his entry. The


Sharon Kindt of Carmeuse Lime & Stone was the winner of the 2015 Safety Slogan contest. Her slogan is: Be a Safety Leader - Own it! His winning slogan was used on hard hat stickers

January 24th, 2015|Safety Slogan Contest|


Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety Alert

Blasting safety demands the highest level of attention among employees working in metal and nonmetal mining. Since 2010, seven miners have died at mines as a result of flyrock, misfires and toxic fumes. Two miners

2015 Award Winners

Aggregrate Industries Dundee Quarry Chelsea Sand & Gravel Battle Creek Sand & Gravel Kwest Sand & Gravel Wayland Sand & Gravel Sweet Otsego Shop Edwardsburg Sand & Gravel NB #1 Aggregate Resources Inc. Aggregate

May 3rd, 2016|Safety Awards|