Tag: MSHA

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Yes, POV is still a thing

March 7, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez examine the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s pattern of violations (POV) enforcement policy.

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2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference

February 7, 2019By and

Pit & Quarry hosted its annual Roundtable Jan. 15-16. Check out videos from the event, where attendees discuss new equipment, MSHA, infrastructure and more.

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Making sense of the ‘One MSHA’ initiative

February 6, 2019By

The consolidation of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) sectors is underway, but the transition will likely produce challenges.

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The direction of MSHA in 2019

February 4, 2019By and

2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share what they think about the direction MSHA is going in under the lead of David Zatezalo.

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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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When MSHA issues ‘duplicative’ citations

January 25, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore what happens when the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) issues multiple citations for essentially the same issue.

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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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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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