Tag: health

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Essential Minerals Association celebrates safety excellence

October 23, 2023By

The organization formerly known as the Industrial Minerals Association-North America issued awards and renewed a longtime partnership at a fall meeting.

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IME, MSHA solidify alliance in name of safety, health

October 17, 2023By

The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) are working cooperatively to achieve several objectives.

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Mine safety and health training conference coming in October

August 7, 2023By

Workshops at the Training Resources Applied to Mining Conference in West Virginia will cover a variety of topics pertinent to mine safety trainers.

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What you need to know about MSHA’s silica standard

July 7, 2023By and

Bill Doran and Margo Lopez, attorneys with the law firm Ogletree Deakins, break down the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) newly proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica.

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MSHA to award $1 million in safety grants

May 30, 2023By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will distribute Brookwood-Sago grants for safety education and training at mines.

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MSHA: 2023 mining fatalities already up to 10

March 8, 2023By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that three more mining fatalities happened in February while a fourth occurred on the first day of March.

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Drilling, blasting safety a focus of upcoming seminar

January 2, 2023By

The National Mine Health & Safety Academy in West Virginia is hosting a two-day educational seminar next month for a limited number of registrants.

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MSHA reports show 29 miners died last year

January 2, 2023By

Information on the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) website indicates that fewer miners died in 2022 than the year before.

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MSHA issues first POV notice since 2014

December 7, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) delivered the pattern of violations (POV) notice to a Morton Salt mine in Louisiana. Find out what it means.

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