Tag: mine safety

Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran addresses the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo by PamElla Lee

Impact inspections: Are they still a thing?

January 25, 2019By

Although the agency no longer publishes impact inspection details on its website, these remain a tool in the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s toolbox, according to Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran.

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MSHA: 2018 mining fatalities near record low

January 9, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 27 mining fatalities occurred in 2018, the second-lowest number ever recorded.

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MSHA admin to oversee coal, metal/nonmetal

December 26, 2018By

Timothy Watkins, the agency’s new administrator over the two sectors, is a former deputy administrator for coal.

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MSHA's Ed Elliott addresses the 2018 OAIMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio.

MSHA’s 2019 priorities

November 19, 2018By

Ed Elliott, a senior advisor to the assistant secretary at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), outlined areas of focus at an industry meeting.

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Students learn about cap hook-ups at Missouri S&T. Photo courtesy of Anthony Konya

Training tomorrow’s leaders to work safely

October 22, 2018By , and

The University of Missouri Science & Technology puts the art of experiential learning into effect for the next generation of engineers and supervisors.

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MSHA awards $250K in 2018 Brookwood-Sago Grants

October 1, 2018By

MSHA awarded $250,000 to four organizations to develop and conduct training programs that support the recognition and prevention of safety and health hazards in underground mines.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of online training courses

August 27, 2018By

Be wary of the Internet-based ‘MSHA training program,’ as it might be a hoax to lure money out of your pocket.

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MSHA to explore safety tech for mobile equipment, conveyors

July 31, 2018By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will hold six public stakeholder meetings and a webinar to discuss potential improvements.

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