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Aggregate producers may see rulemaking on powered haulage safety in 2020, perhaps incorporating requirements for deploying new tech into current safety standards. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The problem with MSHA’s ‘fair notice’

January 26, 2022By and

While the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) may vacate a citation due to a lack of fair notice provided to an operator, that isn’t always the end of the issue.

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Characterizing MSHA’s latest enforcement approach

October 7, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is nearing the completion of its second year under David Zatezalo, so how does enforcement under the new chief compare to the approaches of the last administration?

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MSHA releases November impact inspection results

December 29, 2015By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) released its November impact inspection results, revealing that federal inspectors issued […]

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MSHA releases March impact inspection results

April 27, 2015By

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) issued 188 citations and two orders during […]

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MSHA releases January impact inspection results

February 27, 2015By

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced federal inspectors issued 176 citations, eight […]

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MSHA reports August impact inspection results

September 25, 2014By

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that during its August special impact […]

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MSHA shares results of June impact inspections

July 26, 2013By

MSHA issued 157 citations, 10 orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at four metal/nonmetal mines […]

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Fine amounts for two violations increasing

January 11, 2013By

MSHA has raised penalty amounts for two specific violations, citing a need to keep up with the cost […]

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