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2017 MAA Safety Slogan Contest

2018 MAA Safety Slogan Contest Winner

March 13, 2018

It is with great pride that we announce the winner of the 2018 MAA Safety Slogan Contest winner is Craig Fons from GBM Sand and Gravel. While there were many great entries this year, the MAA Safety Committee selected the following slogan to represent MAA in 2018.   “Industrious by Nature, Safe by Choice”  …

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2018 MAA Safety Slogan Contest

December 20, 2017

The ever popular annual MAA safety slogan contest is underway.  As in year’s past, over the next four weeks, the MAA Safety Committee is soliciting the entire membership for a short slogan that can be used to help create the 2018 MAA hardhat decals as well as to be used on the 2018 MAA Safety…

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2016 MAA Safety Awards

2018 MAA Safety Awards Program

December 20, 2017

The Annual MAA Safety Award Program is a way to recognize members that encourage and promote a safe work environment. Award recipients will receive a plaque that can be proudly displayed in the main office as well as a 3 ft by 5 ft banner that can be displayed at the entrance of the award…

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2017 Awards Banquet

March 31, 2017

The event begins with beverages and hors d’oeuvres at 5:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm with the award Ceremony to follow at 7:00pm. The following awards will be presented during the event… 2017 MAA Environmental 2017 MAA Safety Awards 2017 MAA Scholarship recipients 2017 Michael Newman Distinguished Service Award Recipient Special tribute…

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MSHA Serious Accident Alert – Miner Struck by Ladder

March 23, 2018

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Serious Accident Alert after a ladder fell and hit a miner at a crushed stone operation. On March 7, 2018, a welder was installing a caged ladder on a screening deck when the ladder suddenly fell, striking his hard hat. While sitting down on the walkway…

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MSHA Serious Accident Alert – Conveyor

January 26, 2018

On December 15, 2017, a miner unbolted and lowered a point of contact guard exposing the moving conveyor rollers on one side of a stacking conveyor.  While standing on the blade of a bulldozer, the victim attempted to dislodge ice buildup and was pulled into the conveyor and sustained severe injuries. The conveyor had not…

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MSHA Close Call Accident Alert: Derrick Failure

December 13, 2017

On Monday, October 23, 2017, the boom of a Pellegrini stiff leg derrick failed while lifting a muck bucket. The crane operator and the foreman were in the operator’s station, or “crow’s nest,” on the edge of the high-wall. As the boom started to fail, they were able to run to safety before the operator’s…

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MSHA Serious Accident Alert: Electrical Shock

October 20, 2017

On October 11, 2017, a miner received an electrical shock while working in a 480-volt electrical control panel for a portable crusher without locking and tagging out the circuit. The injured miner was transported to a local hospital, treated, and released. Click here to view the full MSHA Serious Accident Alert.

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MAA to Host Safepro Inc. Training on March 13-15, 2018 – CANCELED

January 9, 2018

Purpose and Goals of this Course The Safepro seminar will give you the information and knowledge to not only comply with MSHA law but to combat citations with which you do not agree. The three-day seminar covers the 1977 Mine Health and Safety Act as amended by the 2006 Miner’s Act and 30 CFR standards. We will…

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MSHA publishes final rule to delay effective date of workplace exams

October 6, 2017

On October 5, 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will publish the final rule that further delays the effective date of the final rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines (82 FR 7680) from October 2, 2017, to June 2, 2018. Stakeholders will be notified when the final rule…

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Holmes Safety Association’s 2017 Fall Workshop – Save the Date

August 25, 2017

The fall 1-day MSHA workshop of the Michigan Chapter of the Holmes Safety Association will be held in Gaylord on October 5, 2017 Thursday. Please set aside this date for travel to Gaylord during Michigan’s beautiful fall color season. An agenda is being prepared to include speakers who can assist miners, supervisors, trainers and safety…

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NSSGA Update – MSHA Again Extends Effective Date of Examinations of Working Places Rule

May 26, 2017

The effective date for the MSHA Examinations of Working Places Rule has been extended by the agency to October 2, 2017. NSSGA had requested an indefinite extension until the rule’s legal status is determined. In addition to providing comments and working with other aligned stakeholders, NSSGA also briefed lawmakers with Congressional oversight of MSHA in…

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