November 8, 2006 |

Best Practices from the MSHA Web Site – And Best Practices at TapRooT® Summit

Are you interested in mining industry best practices?

See these at the MSHA web site:

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Adding Pipeline on a Dredge

Building A Safety Culture

Can You See What You’re Breathing?

Changing Screening

Cold Weather Hazards

Contractors are Miners, Too

Ensure A Healthy Workplace


Handling Caustic Soda

Haulage Road Housekeeping

Heat Stress – Summer Alert

Improving Your Pre-shift Inspection

Is that Cell Phone conversation worth the Price?

Keeping the Truck Driver in the Cab

Maintaining the Bank Edge


Mounting and Dismounting Equipment

Noise Reduction in the Cab

Open Pit Traffic Control

Oxygen-Acetylene Cutting Operations

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

Recognizing Work Zones

Red Flags of Substance Abuse

Reducing Silica Exposure

Signs, Signs, Everywhere There’s Signs

Substance Abuse

Support the IRS (Increased Roof Support)

Suspended Loads

Underground Air Quality


Windshield Access

Workboat Safety

But where can you meet with industry leaders and learn their best practices? Simple … try the TapRooT® Summit.

There are 10 different best practice tracks at the Summit:

• Human Performance & Behavior Change Best Practices

• Safety & Risk Management Best Practices

• Corrective Action Program Best Practices

• Lean/Process/Quality Improvement Best Practices

• Medical Error Reduction Best Practices

• Equipment Reliability & Maintenance Best Practices

• Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Best Practices

• Proactive Improvement best Practices

• Certified TapRooT® Instructor Best Practices

• TapRooT® Software Administrator Best Practices

For a schedule for each of these tracks see:

ONE MORE NOTE: One of the speakers at the Summit (Safety & Risk Management Track) will explain MSHA’s efforts to improve mining safety.

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