Tag: metal/nonmetal mining

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MSHA issues wake-up call on POV

January 5, 2023 By and

A recent pattern of violation (POV) enforcement action reminds the industry that the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) has a strong enforcement weapon at its disposal.

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How mining fatalities are trending this year

November 1, 2022 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration reports that 26 miners died in accidents at U.S. mining operations through the year’s first 10 months. Find out how that compares to 2021.

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MSHA assistant secretary addresses NSSGA convention

MSHA assistant secretary addresses NSSGA convention

March 7, 2018 By

David Zatezalo of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) offered insights on the agency’s rulemaking efforts and his approach to policy.

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Zatezalo addresses inspector consistency, other MSHA issues

February 11, 2018 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) David Zatezalo, outlined his agenda for the agency at a House subcommittee hearing.

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Zatezalo addresses workplace exams, MSHA training resources

January 3, 2018 By

David Zatezalo, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), discussed several topics related to the aggregate industry in a letter to the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers.

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Mine rescue emerges at forefront of MSHA agenda

Mine rescue emerges at forefront of MSHA agenda

November 16, 2015 By

Mine rescue enhancement was among the items at the top of Joe Main’s to-do list when he took

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Main addresses mining fatalities in wake of incidents

August 5, 2015 By

Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), addressed the mining industry

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MSHA report offers details of year’s mining deaths

July 23, 2015 By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a midyear report noting that 18 miners died in the

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MSHA details violations of California operation

July 1, 2014 By

Inspectors issued 172 citations, 21 orders and two safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at two metal/nonmetal mines

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