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Tag: Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission

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Examining flagrant and reckless MSHA violations

March 10, 2021By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez compare flagrant and reckless Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) violations, and how those could change under the Biden administration.

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Examining the refined test for ‘S&S’ violations

July 31, 2020By and

For inspectors, whether a citation is going to be S&S often comes down to a simple assessment of hazard exposure and injury level.

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

Understanding MSHA’s informal conference process

June 13, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explain how the process can provide an efficient means for addressing issues with citations early on.

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