Tag: safety and health

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Upgraded MSHA data system to assist operators with compliance

June 13, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) completed an upgrade to its primary data system, bringing increased functionality and more intuitive navigation to this feature on the agency’s website.

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MSHA, EPA rules to watch in the months to come

June 3, 2019By

The Trump administration’s updated agenda of pending regulations and upcoming regulatory rollbacks offers a glimpse of what’s to come with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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How OSHA’s silica rule will impact aggregate operations

August 15, 2017By

Enforcement of OSHA’s final rule to protect workers in construction from exposure will soon go into effect. What effects will this rule have on aggregate producers?

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MSHA and the aggregate industry

April 3, 2017By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Mike Johnson discusses the ongoing process to select the next assistant secretary of labor at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), the evolution of the aggregate industry’s relationship with MSHA, and more.

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MSHA to explore workplace exams, diesel exhaust monitoring

July 14, 2016By

MSHA plans to hold a public hearing July 19 in Salt Lake City, where the agency will address its proposed rule addressing workplace exams.

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SME conference offers technical sessions, field trip

SME conference offers technical sessions, field trip

January 27, 2016By

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) plans to host its 2016 Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) […]

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MSHA’s Main weighs in on examination guidance, ‘Rules To Live By’

November 24, 2015By

Pit & Quarry had the opportunity to ask Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety […]

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MSHA decision on civil penalty regulation still to come

November 19, 2015By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has proposed amending its civil penalty regulation to simplify the criteria, […]

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