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what's Inside The bimonthly publication of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association September/October 2016 Volume 32, Number 5 31 What's Inside Producers recognize that sustainable practices can lead to more efficient and successful operations that are seen by neighbors as community assets. This edition highlights outstanding operations who have taken sustainable and environmentally friendly practices to high levels. Also, the November election has more at stake than the White House. Learn why it's important to "Vote Aggregates" and sign up friends, family and co-workers to do the same. 17 FEATURES 11 ELECTION DAY MEANS MORE THAN THE OVAL OFFICE More than the presidency is at stake this November. Voters can elect members of Congress who support and value aggregates operations. 12 ELECTION 2016 Opinions and strategies from the Senate and House national campaign committees reveal their chief objectives for the fall. 17 GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND 19 THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS Operations recognized for innovative environmental practices 29 Understanding the nuances of the Endangered Species Act can reduce negative impacts on an operation or expansion project. 23 STAY ALERT - DON'T GET HURT TOXIC SUBSTANCES SUBJECT TO NEW REVIEW AND REGULATION For the first time ever, Congress overhauled the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which drives the regulation of hazardous chemicals in commerce. How will this overhaul impact your company? Plan ahead to safely complete a job before work begins. Reviewing safety procedures and gathering all tools and equipment needed for a task ahead of time can reduce injuries and fatalities. Could These Accidents Happen at Your Facility? 25 Q&A WITH MARC KMEC An interview with Marc Kmec, Chair of the Young Leaders Steering Committee DEPARTMENTS A frontend loader strikes a miner walking from the shop to the plant. A foreman is electrocuted after contacting energized conductors. Use of Best Practices Can Eliminate These Kinds of Injuries.  Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for the job. At a minimum, proper PPE should include a hard hat, safety shoes and safety glasses.  Perform a thorough workplace examination and address or avoid unsafe conditions before beginning work. Pay attention to machinery and electrical hazards, trip, slip and fall hazards, poor housekeeping and poor visibility. 10 29 31 32 33 Aggregates Alerts Rip & Share NSSGA@Work Products & Services Guide Index of Advertisers On the Web: Past issues of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW can be viewed online at http://review.nssga.org Contact us at nssga.org to be included on the subscription list for the digital version of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW.  Ensure that workers are trained to recognize hazards, including how to work around mobile equipment while on foot.  Equipment operators must sound an audible warning before moving equipment.  Install and secure railings, barriers or covers to protect workers from falling.  LOCK - TAG - TRY any electrical circuit before work begins, and use individual locks and tags on the disconnecting device.  Ensure all electrical components in an enclosure are de-energized by testing for voltage using properly-rated equipment. NSG3827 MSHA-SafetyInfo-full-REVIEW.indd 1 8/16/16 5:12 PM STONE, SAND & GRAVEL REVIEW, www.nssga.org 9 http://review.nssga.org http://www.nssga.org http://www.nssga.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016

Aggregates Alerts
Election Day Means More Than the Oval Office
Election 2016
Going Above and Beyond
The Endangered Species Act and Development Projects
Toxic Substances Subject to New Review and Regulation
Q&A With Marc Kmec
Rip & Share
NSSGA@Work
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Aggregates Alerts
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Election Day Means More Than the Oval Office
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Election 2016
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Going Above and Beyond
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - The Endangered Species Act and Development Projects
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Toxic Substances Subject to New Review and Regulation
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Q&A With Marc Kmec
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Rip & Share
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - NSSGA@Work
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Products & Services Guide
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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