Tag: MSHA enforcement

Three of the 16 fatalities the Mine Safety & Health Administration recorded through the end of July were classified as powered haulage. Photo: P&Q Staff

How far does MSHA jurisdiction extend beyond mine property?

August 29, 2023By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez provide an update on a case involving where the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) jurisdiction ends.

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Where MSHA enforcement and leadership are headed

August 1, 2022By

With some change already underway at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), Ogletree Deakins’ Margo Lopez offers a look at what’s coming next.

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MSHA targeting silica with enforcement initiative

June 13, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is taking steps to reduce the exposure miners face to silica dust as work continues on a health standard.

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Aggregate producers may see rulemaking on powered haulage safety in 2020, perhaps incorporating requirements for deploying new tech into current safety standards. Photo by Kevin Yanik

How to recognize signs of ramped-up MSHA enforcement

August 2, 2021By and

Congress included in the Federal Mine Safety & Health Act what could be described as a “ramped up” enforcement scheme for the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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