Category Archives: Phosphate Mine

Hire more Inspectors

Concerned about the pace at which OSHA is hiring new inspectors, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is requesting information on the agency’s staffing levels. In a letter sent on Oct. 4 to Loren Sweatt, OSHA’s acting assistant secretary of labor, DeLauro … Continue reading

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RIGGING LEVEL 1 TRAINING

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Advanced Rigging

Week 2 came to a close, there was some serious rigging going on in Augusta, Georgia. Students said “they wanted more, so we gave em more”. More rigging, calculations, inspections, mobile cranes, slings, square roots, length times width, Pie, and … Continue reading

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Basic Rigging Training

Week 1 of Basic Rigging was a success for many different groups of employees in Augusta, Georgia. These students really showed they wanted to learn about rigging for mobile cranes. Some of the things we spent time learning are listed … Continue reading

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Serious Injury MSHA Mine

Surface Phosphate Mine – A miner was injured while preparing to add a 1000 ft. cable to a junction box on a 7200 volt power circuit. The victim opened the junction box and placed the static grounding clamp assembly across … Continue reading

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