OBERLIN, OH and CHESTERTOWN, NY-- MIA+BSI: the Natural Stone Institute has announced that the 2016 safety poster set is now available in Spanish. Both English and Spanish poster sets are available for purchase in the association bookstore. The release of the Spanish safety posters continues a yearlong safety initiative that has included increased education, advocacy and resources for the natural stone industry. 

"We are pleased to see the introduction of the Spanish safety posters," said Ted Skaff, chair of the MIA+BSI safety committee and vice-president of marketing at Lackmond Products, Inc.

"Our safety committee has worked long and hard on this project and it is nice to see it complete, allowing our safety message to reach more industry professionals. We are sure that this will help create a safer environment in both the short and long term by bringing awareness to safety. The safety committee will continue to strive forward, providing the industry new safety materials that will be beneficial to all. Remember—safety first!"

MIA+BSI would like to thank the following companies who assisted with translation: Lurvey Project Group, Dee Brown, Inc., Cosentino, and Laticrete.

To order the 2016 safety posters in Spanish or English, please visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/bookstore.