Tag: citations

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How to track MSHA violations with citation tracking tool

May 28, 2024 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ new Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) Citation Tracker helps the mining industry track enforcement history and identify emerging enforcement trends.

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Effectively managing workplace exams

April 16, 2024 By and

Creating a comprehensive record of workplace exams is crucial for documenting adverse safety or health conditions found, notifying affected miners, and taking action to correct them.

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Five MSHA standards to watch out for

September 20, 2023 By and

Ogletree Deakins leaders identify lesser-known Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) standards that should not be overlooked.

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Three of the 16 fatalities the Mine Safety & Health Administration recorded through the end of July were classified as powered haulage. Photo: P&Q Staff

How far does MSHA jurisdiction extend beyond mine property?

August 29, 2023 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez provide an update on a case involving where the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) jurisdiction ends.

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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, 2022 By 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, 2019 By

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, 2015 By

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, 2015 By

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, 2015 By

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

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