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Yes, POV is still a thing Posted on 07 Mar 2019 in the featured & Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez examine the Mine Safety & Health Administration's pattern of violations (POV) enforcement policy.

When MSHA issues ‘duplicative’ citations Posted on 25 Jan 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore what happens when the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) issues multiple citations for essentially the same issue.

Workplace exams, streamlining and scofflaws Posted on 19 Dec 2018 in the featured & Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez offer a report on the Mine Safety & Health Administration activity in 2018.

Why MSHA suspicion isn’t enough in court Posted on 05 Nov 2018 in the featured & Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore why the Mine Act does not permit a citation based on mere speculation that a violation – that has not yet occurred – could happen in the future.

Inspector sign-in standards Posted on 05 Oct 2018 in the Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez discuss sign-in standards for Mine Safety & Health Administration inspectors at aggregate operations.

Workplace examinations: Clarification or confusion? Posted on 10 Sep 2018 in the featured & Features categories.

What is the Mine Safety & Health Administration really saying in its latest guidance on the controversial workplace exams rule? Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore.

Preventing workplace violence Posted on 01 Aug 2018 in the Features categories.

With workplace violence becoming problematic across the nation, what can producers do to help prevent an incident at their operation?

Religious fasting: A legal issue for operators? Posted on 13 Jul 2018 in the featured & Features categories.

Accommodations producers should make for employees celebrating Ramadan and other religious occasions that raise safety concerns on the job.