Tag: MSHA inspections

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Determining when MSHA is inspecting or investigating

June 1, 2023 By and

Although the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) makes regular inspections of mine sites, operators should be sure to manage an agency investigation differently.

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What qualifies as ‘advance notice’ under the Mine Act?

August 22, 2022 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez examine what qualifies as “advance notice” according to the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

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MSHA’s airborne contaminant enforcement on the rise

July 20, 2022 By and

Operators may want to consider a few safety measures in light of the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s recent silica enforcement initiative announcement.

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Doran & Lopez: How mining responded swiftly to the crisis

March 30, 2020 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez applaud the mining industry for their ability to adapt on the fly and rapidly implement new policies and procedures during the coronavirus pandemic.

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How MSHA is responding to the coronavirus

March 27, 2020 By

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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2015 fatality overview, avoiding injuries in the future

March 16, 2016 By

Mining deaths were at a record low in 2015. Twenty-eight people died across the mining industry, with 17 […]

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MSHA details violations of California operation

July 1, 2014 By

Inspectors issued 172 citations, 21 orders and two safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at two metal/nonmetal mines […]

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