Maine Aggregate Association will host the 2013 Spring Thaw Safety Seminar on March 12, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NOVEMBER 14, 2012

CONTACT: Chip Laite, 207-817-7575

Maine Aggregate Association will host the 2013 Spring Thaw Safety Seminar on March 12, 2013 at the Black Bear Inn, Conference Center & Suites, in Orono Maine. Topics will include review of 2012 Accidents & Injuries, Portable Screen & Crusher Operation, Fall Protection, Lock Out/Tag Out Procedures, Electrical Safety, Blasting Safety, Fire Extinguisher Use and Inspection, Loader Safety and much more.
This safety seminar is widely supported by the industry and is cosponsored by Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Associated General Contractors (AGC) and Maine Department of Labor Safety Works. The cost will be $50.00 per person for member companies of MAA, ABC or AGC. For all others, registration is $75.00 per person.
In addition to staying current on health and safety issues of importance to our industry, participation in the event can help satisfy the 8 hours miner refresher safety training required by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and vendors and supplier will have displays with the latest in mining safety and health. Watch for program and registration information on the Maine Aggregate Association website: www.maineaggregate.org.
MAA is a State-wide member based group of business and individuals involved in the gravel and rock industries. The association operates to ensure the regulatory requirements remain practical for the industry while protecting workers and the environment.
MAA is also a State Council of the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association. The Association's objectives are to prevent fatalities and injuries and to improve health and safety among officials and employees in all phases of mining.
For more information on sponsorships and vendor display opportunities contact; Chip Laite, 207-817-7575, or claite@sargent-corp.com.
Chip Laite is MAA Past President and serves as MAA Director and President of the MAA Joseph A Holmes Safety Council.