Mining Safety

Chemicals And Hearing Loss

Chemicals And Hearing Loss

Chemicals that cause hearing loss are called OTOTOXIC substances. Hear how to protect workers from these common industrial chemicals. Loud sounds in the work environment aren’t the only culprit in hearing damage. In this podcast, Dan Clark tackles ototoxic substances, which can march to your inner ear and give it a smack-down. Hear Dan describe

Airless Tires For Heavy Equipment

Airless Tires For Heavy Equipment

Airless tires are finally coming to jobsites, where tire punctures are notorious. Now, Michelin is making some available for heavy equipment. Safety improves. Non-pneumatic tires (NPT) have been on the wish list of contractors and industry owners for many years. Light, airless tire choices have been limited to riding lawn mowers and golf carts. In

Mine Safety

Mine Safety

Mining companies and miners must always be involved with mine safety. The past few generations of miners have had many safety improvements, but more are needed. Companies and miners should prevent cave-ins with proper ground control, including pillar design, roof supports and horizontal stress supports. Confined space fire and explosions can be minimized by keeping

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