MSHA releases July inspection results

By |  August 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released its July impact inspection results, which included 190 citations and eight orders during special inspections from 15 coal mines and three metal and nonmetal mines.

These monthly inspections began in April 2010 and take place at mines that have poor compliance histories.

As of June, violations overall were down, with violations per inspection hour down 19 percent, significant and substantial violations down 27 percent, unwarrantable failures down 53 percent and lost-time injury rates down 9 percent.

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