Tag: MSHA

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

MSHA’s renews its focus on health

May 17, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore the intensifying focus on health by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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How producers, manufacturers prioritize employee safety

May 13, 2019By

Safety is the focus in protecting manufacturer’s employees and for the producers who incorporate new tech into their operations.

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Employee safety should always be the first priority when resuming operations in the spring. Photo courtesy of Mellott Company.

Starting up your operation this spring

May 9, 2019By

After the long offseason, checking a site’s conditions and crushing equipment is essential for aggregate operations to successfully resume.

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Scepaniak was brought up in the family company by his father, Joe, who taught him the ins and outs of the aggregate industry along with his cousin, Tony. Photo courtesy of Wm. D. Scepaniak.

P&Q Profile: Wm. D. Scepaniak’s John Scepaniak

April 23, 2019By

A conversation with John Scepaniak, the project manager of Wm. D. Scepaniak.

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Bill Doran says there is a different atmosphere around MSHA now that Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo is leading the agency centered on mine safety and health. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography.

Dissecting MSHA’s 2019 agenda

April 22, 2019By

The tone coming out of the Mine Safety & Health Administration shifted under the current administration, but frontline changes are slow to surface.

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NSSGA President and CEO Michael Johnson, right, with P&Q’s Kevin Yanik during the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography.

The latest on legislative & government affairs

April 19, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, discussed developments in Washington at the 2019 P&Q Roundtable & Conference.

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Grant funding available from MSHA

April 18, 2019By

The Brookwood-Sago grants from the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) focus on powered haulage safety.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate producers reflect on ‘One MSHA’ initiative

April 12, 2019By

A number of producers are troubled by the shift of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors from the coal side to metal/nonmetal the initiative.

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