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MSHA awards mine safety, health grants

October 4, 2021By

More than $10.5 million in state grant funding will be used to support health and safety training throughout the country.

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New safety app helps miners identify hazards

April 8, 2021By

Version 2.0 of the ErgoMine app is an on-the-ground resource and auditing app to help miners identify, record and track safety hazards at jobsites.

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MSHA is intensifying its approach to workplace health. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

A few legal considerations on MSHA’s COVID-19 guidance

April 1, 2021By and

Operators should familiarize themselves with current guidance and watch for Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) updates, write Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez.

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Brookwood-Sago grants now available from MSHA

July 20, 2020By

The grants focus on training and related materials on powered haulage, specifically to reduce vehicle-on-vehicle collisions while increasing seat belt use.

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MSHA awards safety grant to University of Nebraska at Kearney

May 13, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration awarded a $92,000 grant to the Nebraska Safety Center to assist the University of Nebraska at Kearney in training the state’s mining industry.

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MSHA seeking data to improve miner safety

July 2, 2018By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is seeking data on technologies to help improve safety conditions for miners across the country.

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DOL again exploring health tied to underground diesel exhaust

March 23, 2018By

The U.S. Department of Labor will reopen the public comment period regarding the Request for Information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust.

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MSHA: 2015 safest year in mining history

April 11, 2016By

Last year was the safest year in mining history based on the number of fatalities and injury rates […]

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The portable plant of the future

February 9, 2016By

Dust collection systems, refined guarding and noise suppression are ahead for portable plants.

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