Occupational safety

MARTIN ENGINEERING

Material containment for safety & efficiency

As tons of material per hour are quickly dropped with great force through receiving chutes onto a receiving conveyor, fugitive cargo often piles up around the frame and dust migrates throughout the...

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ELTEN GMBH

What foot protection needs to offer in the building materials industry

Producing cement, lime and plaster is often a rough process. As a consequence, employees in the building materials industry are exposed to an elevated risk of injury. After all, extracting raw ...

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PETER GREVEN PHYSIODERM GMBH

Hand care plan available with a few clicks

No matter whether it is cement, fresh concrete, fresh mortar or resins and glues, the skin of employees in the construction materials and binders industry is in constant contact with harmful...

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BÖCK STAUBSCHUTZSYSTEME KG

Fan-assisted respiratory protection system filters particles from up to 0.3 ?m

Article 9 of the German occupational health and safety act stipulates that employees must keep sufficient protective equipment for work performed in hazardous environments. This includes respiratory...

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MEWA TEXTIL-SERVICE AG & CO. MANAGEMENT OHG

Protective clothing for working with hot meal

Especially for the high temperatures of hot meal, Mewa has developed its “Exclusive Cement” collection. The clothing provides optimum protection against extreme temperatures because if the closed...

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DR. THOMAS STUMPF, ILA | HELMUT EHNES, ISSA MINING

International lime industry pursues Vision Zero strategy

At the International Lime Association (ILA) conference in Cape Town/South Africa in October 2018, the ILA joined the Vision Zero Initiative of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). ...

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VDZ GGMBH

Working together safely – VDZ working group “Occupational Safety”

For almost 60 years, the Verein Deutscher Zementwerke e.V. (VDZ), the German Cement Works Association, has been supporting German cement plants on the subject of occupational safety by means of a...

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Practice & experience ltd

Leading safety with numbers

Currently in occupational safety, mainly lagging indicators are used, such as LTIFR (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate), which means measuring something negative, namely the absence of safety. These...

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BG RCI

Elimination of cyclone blockages in a cement works – reaching effective protective measures with a risk assessment

The work required for the elimination of cyclone blockages is among the most dangerous in the process of cement production. Based on the example presented here, the risk and stress assessments that...

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