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MSHA awards grant money for safety education, training

September 9, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) awarded $400,000 in funding through its Brookwood-Sago grant program to support safety education and training.

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Industry, MSHA talk business in the Midwest

August 29, 2019By

Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) leaders paid a visit this month to Ohio, where industry representatives from eight states gathered to share concerns and discuss opportunities.

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MSHA seeks data to protect miners from quartz exposure

August 28, 2019By

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), quartz accounts for the overwhelming majority of naturally occurring crystalline silica.

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Upgraded MSHA data system to assist operators with compliance

June 13, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) completed an upgrade to its primary data system, bringing increased functionality and more intuitive navigation to this feature on the agency’s website.

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MSHA, EPA rules to watch in the months to come

June 3, 2019By

The Trump administration’s updated agenda of pending regulations and upcoming regulatory rollbacks offers a glimpse of what’s to come with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Grant funding available from MSHA

April 18, 2019By

The Brookwood-Sago grants from the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) focus on powered haulage safety.

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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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