MSHA-NSSGA Alliance: improve safety around powered haulage

The National, Sand, Stone & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have issues a new alert to help reduce incidents associated with power haulage.  The MSHA-NSSGA Alliance confirmed in the document that 8% of all injuries at stone, gravel and sand operations were related to powered haulage, making it the fourth most-common type of accident in the aggregates industry.


  • Inspect all equipment before use. If issues are identified, discontinue use and tag it.
  • Training promotes safe operation and prevents injuries. Ensure all operators have adequate training on the equipment they are operating.
  • Always wear your seat belt when operating mobile equipment.
  • Always maintain control and avoid distraction when operating equipment.
  • Ensure that haul truck operators remain in their trucks during loading process.
  • Always follow a manufacturer’s service and maintenance schedule, especially for steering and breaking systems.



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