Tag: MSHA

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What you need to know about MSHA’s final rule on silica

June 12, 2024 By

The final rule on reducing miners’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica may create potential challenges for mine operators.

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MSHA hosts panel discussion on final silica rule

June 4, 2024 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) livestreamed a panel discussion focused on the agency’s final respirable crystalline silica rule.

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How to track MSHA violations with citation tracking tool

May 28, 2024 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ new Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) Citation Tracker helps the mining industry track enforcement history and identify emerging enforcement trends.

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Best practices to ensure customer truck driver safety

May 20, 2024 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration recently issued a safety alert reminding mine operations about the dangers sometimes faced by customer truck drivers.

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Three May fatalities add to mining’s 2024 total

May 20, 2024 By

With seven mining fatalities on the year, the industry continues to pace far below last year’s fatal accident rate.

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Detailing the road ahead for MSHA

May 3, 2024 By

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran joined the 2024 Roundtable to discuss the latest developments related to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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Final crystalline silica rule emerges from MSHA

April 16, 2024 By

Get details on the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) final rule on respirable crystalline silica exposure.

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Effectively managing workplace exams

April 16, 2024 By and

Creating a comprehensive record of workplace exams is crucial for documenting adverse safety or health conditions found, notifying affected miners, and taking action to correct them.

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Fatalities down sharply so far this year

April 10, 2024 By

Through April 10, there have been three recorded mine fatalities – an 80 percent decrease from a year earlier when there were 15 fatalities year to date.

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