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Mining Safety Articles

What is a Thermal Printer?

What is a Thermal Printer?

Thermal printers are essential to printing in an industrial setting. Learn about the two types of thermal printing to determine which one suits your facility’s needs.


Mining Safety Questions and Answers

What is MSHA?

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is the current governing body overseeing the safety of mines in the country and like OSHA, is an agency of the United States Department… 

How are mine inspections handled?

The Mining Safety and Health Administration carries out annual inspections for health and safety compliance. Underground mines are inspected four times a year while surface mines have two annual inspections.… 

What are labels and signs I can use in a mine?

There’s no doubt that mining today is a much safer job than it was 50 years ago. The mining industry however, still has one of the highest injury and fatality… 

What are risks associated with mining?

Mines can often present much more dangerous hazards than your regular industrial facility. The following is a list of just some of the danger’s miners can face. This list is… 

What PPE is commonly used for mining?

Although PPE is considered the last line of defense for workers, it can be the difference between a minor injury and a life-altering injury for miners. The dangers of mining… 

What does mining safety encompass?

There are three different kinds of mining: surface, underground, and mill/plants. Although each come with their own risks and hazards, underground is arguably the most dangerous. Mining accidents happen every… 

Mining Safety Podcasts

Whole-body vibration is dangerous for workers, but OSHA has no standard on vibration limitation. Hear what safety managers can do… 

OSHA standards vary state to state. For the first time, a database accurately compares state and federal OSHA laws and… 

Diesel exhaust continues to pollute workplaces and kill workers. New research says exposure damages nerves in the lungs. Hear how… 

Chemicals that cause hearing loss are called OTOTOXIC substances. Hear how to protect workers from these common industrial chemicals. Loud sounds… 

Airless tires are finally coming to jobsites, where tire punctures are notorious. Now, Michelin is making some available for heavy… 

Mining companies and miners must always be involved with mine safety. The past few generations of miners have had many… 

Safety podcast? This is The Safety Brief, dedicated to industrial and construction safety. Episodes are always less than 5 minutes,… 

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