Tag: mine safety

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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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Missouri producer develops unique safety program

July 24, 2018By

The Capital Materials program incentivizes employees to work safely for themselves and those working around them.

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MSHA to distribute $250K in safety grants

July 24, 2018By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) funding will enable recipients to develop training materials, provide mine safety training and more.

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