Wednesday | September 20, 2017

plant safety Archive

At the plant, the tank farm should have clear labeling on tanks and valves to lessen the opportunity for error. Check out the November issue of AsphaltPro for the full story on Milestone’s new plant and tank farm for best practices in many areas of production. Photo courtesy Astec Industries, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Avoid Dilutive Effects of AC Storage Tank Residue

With specs for polymer-modified liquid asphalt cement (PMA) more exacting today than they...

Children’s Book Reinforces Company’s Safety Culture

Why Wye Mom, written by Melanie Foister and Jaylynn Markwald, illustrates Lakeside Industries’...

Build Protective Factors Against Mental Health Crises, Suicide Risk

  By Sally Spencer-Thomas When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta,...
CEI’s Containerized AR Blending System

CEI’s Containerized AR Blending System

The team at CEI Enterprises, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has developed a containerized asphalt-rubber...
In addition to its video program, Granite also participates in common safety programs, like new hire orientation, regular safety meetings and daily toolbox talks.

Granite Construction Makes Safety About Stories, Not Statistics

Anyone who has ever had a close call when it comes to safety...
Professionals suggest tuning the burner every spring. Perform all maintenance work when the gas is off and proper lockout/tagout procedures are met. Photo courtesy Chris Harrison.

Lock Out/Tag Out For Safe Plant Maintenance

With the number of moving parts and many pieces of heavy machinery at...
Delivering mix to a nighttime paving site takes even more attention to detail. Drivers will want to be aware of their surroundings always, but the onset of dusk brings new elements of danger with shortened work zones due to limited sight. Be safe out there. Photo courtesy Sandy Lender.

Air Brake Warning System Earns Award-Winning Safety

At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) mid-year meeting in Seattle in July,...

How to Keep Your Dump Man Safe on the Job

The dump man controls the flow of material on the job, and that...

Top 10 Plant Safety Tips from Astec Industries

From Astec Here are some HMA plant safety tips from the researchers and...
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Watch Out for Combined Plant Dangers

The asphalt plant and surrounding yard can be a dangerous work environment. Accidents...

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