Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

CalPortland hosts members of Congress

December 26, 2016By

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., visited a CalPortland cement plant and Twin Peaks aggregate plant in Rillito, Arizona.

MSHA, OSHA chiefs offer further 2017 budget proposal details

February 11, 2016By

Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) provides additional details on […]

The role of machine guards

January 25, 2016By

A 12-lb. piece of metal, rotating rapidly in a small lathe, broke loose and killed a machine operator. […]

OSHA sends silica safety rules to White House

December 23, 2015By

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sent its long-delayed rules intended to protect workers […]

Government sets stricter standards for worker endangerment

December 18, 2015By

The Departments of Justice and Labor announced a plan to more effectively prosecute crimes that put the lives […]



June 8, 2015By

Intense federal regulation of workplace safety and health began when Congress introduced civil penalties for mines with the […]

MSHA can take control after mine accidents

July 7, 2014By and

Companies subject to OSHA are inspected after accidents, but employers are under no legal obligation to shut down […]

NSSGA gives OSHA additional info on proposed silica rule

June 9, 2014By

NSSGA filed additional information and data with OSHA following the agency’s public hearings in March and April on a […]