Tag: civil penalties

Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

What operators must know about civil penalty assessments

February 9, 2023By and

Contesting civil penalties brought forth by the Mine Safety & Health Administration can bring about changes to the citation.

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Quiz: MSHA civil penalty assessments: Myth or fact?

May 25, 2018By

Aggregate producers often ask how the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) sets civil penalty amounts for citations. […]

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Civil penalty assessments: Myths versus facts

April 4, 2018By and

We are often asked how the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) sets civil penalty amounts for citations – a simple question with a not-so-simple answer.

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New rules to adjust civil penalty amounts

June 30, 2016By

The U.S. Department of Labor announced two interim final rules to adjust its civil penalties for inflation.

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MSHA’s Main weighs in on examination guidance, ‘Rules To Live By’

November 24, 2015By

Pit & Quarry had the opportunity to ask Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety […]

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MSHA decision on civil penalty regulation still to come

November 19, 2015By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has proposed amending its civil penalty regulation to simplify the criteria, […]

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