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How MSHA is responding to the coronavirus

March 27, 2020By

Although the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) continues to perform mandatory inspections, the agency is encouraging inspectors to work in cooperation with operators on site due to the circumstances created by the coronavirus.

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MSHA: No POV notices issued in last 12-month stretch

March 20, 2020By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) most recent Pattern of Violations (POV) screening period stretched from February 2019 to January 2020.

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Agencies jointly pursuing solutions on silica

February 12, 2020By

The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health and the Mine Safety & Health Administration formed a working group to safeguard the health of mine workers regarding exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

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Cemex USA promotes safety with dedicated week

January 8, 2020By

Safety through leadership was the theme of this year’s annual Cemex USA event.

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Workplace exam education opportunities available

October 31, 2019By

With the 2017 workplace exams rule returning, the Mine Safety & Health Administration is hosting a series of meetings in November to educate its stakeholders.

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Comparing and contrasting MSHA with OSHA

October 7, 2019By

Aggregate producers may not like everything about the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) approach, but a glimpse at a couple of day-to-day practices at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) provides a look at a potential alternative universe.

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MSHA’s 2017 workplace exams rule back in place

October 2, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) put this old rule into effect after a court vacated a 2018 update of the rule on examinations of working places.

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MSHA chief to address NSSGA’s November event

September 30, 2019By

David Zatezalo of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will discuss the agency’s latest efforts at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Legislative & Policy Forum.

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