Committees, Subcommittees & Task Forces
Safety & Health Committee
Promote excellence in safety and health by developing and implementing programs to meet the unique needs of the aggregates industry consistent with the association’s Safety and Health Guiding Principles; analyze and comment on new and proposed regulations and legislation pertaining to occupational health and mine safety; disseminate information on regulatory compliance and administration of health and safety programs, including training; provide operational input on safety and health issues to the division staff; communicate and work with other committees in the Division, the association and state aggregates association partners.
Industrial Hygiene Subcommittee
Track OSHA-MSHA regulations and exposures limits; participate in American Chemistry Council, Crystalline Silica Panel and Silica Coalition; assist in preparing silica risk communications materials; develop industry-specific programs for compliance, industry MSDSs, etc.
Regulatory Affairs Liaison Subcommittee
Work with NSSGA Government Affairs to develop proactive position on safety and health legislation and assist lobbying efforts; work cooperatively with MSHA and other federal regulatory agencies; monitor regulatory enforcement activity and response appropriately.
NSSGA/MSHA Alliance Task Force
In cooperation with MSHA, develop and assist in implementing
initiatives to reduce accidents in the aggregates industry.
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