Tag: MSHA

MSHA proposes delay for workplace exams rule

March 24, 2017By

The U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) proposed a delay on its Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines final rule.

Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference set for next month

March 14, 2017By

The Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference is set to take place April 3-5 in Columbus, Ohio.

Trump seeks aggregate industry input for regulations

March 10, 2017By

In one of President Trump’s orders, he asked the aggregate industry for which regulations to target, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports.

Lessons from the safest year in mining

March 8, 2017By and

A number of things were done right in 2016 to achieve the fewest fatal accidents ever in coal and metal and nonmetal mining.

DOL to review workplace examination rule

February 24, 2017By

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will review a Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) rule on workplace examinations.

Exploring the transition ahead at MSHA

February 16, 2017By

Bill Doran, an attorney at Ogletree Deakins, sheds some light on the transition to come at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

MSHA to award $1M in grants toward mine safety

February 15, 2017By

The U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will be awarding up to $1 million in grants for mine education and training programs.

Uncovering significant and substantial violations

February 10, 2017By and

Before the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) can issue an unwarrantable failure citation, the violation must be significant and substantial.