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Aggregate Safety Series: Dredging

This video focuses on training requirements and best practices for dredging operations that extract and process sand and gravel. Dredging is an aggregate mining activity, an operation usually carried out at least partly underwater, with the purpose of extracting material from the bottom and then sending it to the shore by pipelines or pontoon-mounted conveyor belts.

This video is for instructional purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement of any specific product or company by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) or the U.S. Department of Labor.

MSHA is grateful for the cooperation, assistance, and participation provided by operators and miners in the making of this program.