Author: Amanda Dixon

April 11, 2018

The following individuals successfully completed the certification exam: Nebil Ahmed Casey Anderson Oscar Baca Jeff Bateman Javier Manuel Bautista Garcia Chris Blankenship James Guy Bruno Barrie Carter Farshad Ebrahimifard Trevor Forr Dennis Grochowski, Jr. Glen Haley Darrell Hamm Chris Hawkins Sherrita Hill Justin Knott De’Alonzo Lubika Jaime Macatangay Leonard Morgan Charles Pippin, IV Moises Reyes Noe Salinas Padilla Edgardo Sanchez Charles Sewell Randolph Shipman Michael...

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March 29, 2018 – MDTA

The following individuals successfully completed the certification exam: TaShawna Burrell Kelvin Copper, Jr. Russell Cornish Cody Griffith William Howell Phillip Isenhart David Lake Charles Mayes Elmer Morkovsky Randy Myers Gregory Shaw Lauren...

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Avoid Slips, Trips & Falls

In 2015, 23 percent of all injuries at stone, sand and gravel operations were associated with slips, trips and falls. Using the best practices in this safety alert can help reduce injuries related to slips, trips and falls. These types of injuries were the most-common ones in the aggregates industry according to the most recent data. The NSSGA-MSHA Alliance has produced several of these alerts available for free to anyone in the industry. Click the image to the right to download the poster. Credit:...

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MSHA Finalizes Workplace Exam Rules

MSHA published a final 2018 Workplace Examinations Rule today, April 9, 2018. NSSGA’s preliminary analysis is that the final rule, which goes into effect on June 2, codifies the relatively positive changes proposed in September 2017. The rule broadens the time in which a competent person could conduct workplace exams from just before the shift to “as work begins.” It also reduces the percentage of hazards found during exams that warrant documentation to just those hazards that cannot be “promptly” abated. MSHA defined “promptly” as “before miners are potentially exposed to adverse conditions.”   Click here to read more… Credit:  Joseph Casper, Vice President of Safety Services /...

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SHA Seeks Public Input for Study of Managed Lanes on Beltway and I-270

The State Highway Administration (SHA) is seeking the public’s input as it develops a plan to reduce traffic congestion on the Beltway and I-270.   The SHA will hold four open houses in April in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties on the I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Study, which is the first step for public input on its traffic relief plan, according to an agency press release. Residents in the Bethesda area can attend a session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 19 at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School at 4301 East West Highway. The other open house scheduled to be held in the county will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 18 at Clarksburg High School at 22500 Wims Road. Click here to read more… Credit: Bethesda...

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