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  • MSHA Raises the Alarm Regarding Mining Contractor Safety

    There have already been four metal/nonmetal mine fatalities this year in the United States. Two of these (50%) were contractor fatalities, leading MSHA to release a safety alert that provides best practices to ensure the safety of contract miners. Hopefully there are lessons that can be learned from these tragedies that will help the industry improve its record on contractor safety and prevent ...

    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Abseiling & roped access used for bird control and so much more

    Here at Eco Environmental we regularly have to utilise abseiling and rope access to install our bird control netting on buildings. It can provide a cost efficient alternative to expensive scaffolding. These methods can also be used when traditional forms of access such as scaffolding and mobile hoists are prohibited or ...

  • Workers preparing to enter New Mexico nuke dump

    The U.S. Department of Energy and the operators of the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Monday they are making plans to allow specially trained workers to enter the site for the first time in weeks after more than a dozen employees were exposed to low levels of radiation during a mysterious leak. Officials acknowledge they are ...

    By Associated Press

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