Safety Resources and Courses
The MIA+BSI's Natural Stone Safety Program received a 2011 Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for extraordinary contribution and efforts to enrich lives, create a more competitive workforce, drive innovation, and make a better world.
ANNOUNCING – Spanish Translations of Major Safety Resources
Over ninety existing safety training resources will soon be available in Spanish thanks in part to a sponsorship provided by Laticrete. Those resources to include:
- 44 toolbox talks, exams, and answer keys
- 36 safety checklists
- 16 safety classes
These resources are already available in English (click for examples). All English and pending Spanish training resources will soon be available on the Natural Stone Online University.
Look for more details coming soon!
The Health and Safety Handbook takes a comprehensive look at OSHA's relationship with the stone industry and describes how business can remain in OSHA compliance. In addition, stone industry professionals can use the handbook to:
- Create a specialized safety program that protects both employees and the business from health and safety risks,
- Better understand what documents OSHA looks for when performing a health and safety inspection, and
- Review stone industry specific documents and job hazard analyses which should be considered by every employee.
FREE video for Stone Companies (5:24). The newest slab handling training program is another step in MIA's ongoing safety initiative which began in 2003, presents the proper use of slab lifting clamps and reviews safety rules that must be followed in order to help prevent serious injury and even fatalities. Sponsored by Daltile and MIA+BSI’s Safety Committee.
Click here to download your free copy of Canadian Health and Safety in the Stone Business: English/French.
You will be asked to register your name and company information in order to access this free material
Supplemental Reading (hardcopy companion of video)
Order a collection of 65 outlines (available in English & Spanish)
Thank you to our Safety Committee Members.