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NSSGA Podcast

Oct 7, 2021

Troy Austin is the Value Safety Manager at Luck Companies, as well as a Marine Corps Veteran. Today he tells the story of a friend who was accidentally killed by committing an unsafe act during their service together. Neglecting safety procedures in place, Troy’s friend removed the barrel off of a .50 caliber machine...


Sep 2, 2021

Today Libby looks at overexertion and the idea of pushing through pain or injury. More than a quarter of injuries in the Aggregates Industry over the last five years have been because of overexertion, and most occur while lifting, pulling, or pushing an object. A major challenge related to overexertion is pushing...


Aug 5, 2021

Clay Albright of Caldwell Stone developed his career in the Aggregate Industry at an early age, through a family-owned quarry in Kentucky. He is a third-generation miner and a young leader in the industry. Today Clay joins Libby to discuss his safety story as a haul truck driver nearly twenty years ago. He shares what...


Jul 8, 2021

Rob Lanham is the Aggregates Program Manager at the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance. He joins the show today to discuss his recent heart attack, the symptoms he experienced, and the importance of acting on chest pains immediately rather than ignoring the pain or waiting for it to pass. Rob waited only 15...


Jun 10, 2021

In this episode, Libby talks to Johnny Farley, Area Health & Safety Manager at Rogers Group, about winning NSSGA’s seatbelt campaign slogan contest with: Why risk it? Just click it. Johnny explains how he came up with his slogan, and how his experience as a State Trooper underscored just how important seatbelt safety...