Tag: U.S. Department of Labor

Photo: shotbydave/E+/Getty Images

The results of MSHA’s recent performance review

January 3, 2024By and

An Office of Inspector General performance review of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) found significant deficiencies with the agency.

Read More
Photo: Meyer & Meyer / iStock / Getty Images Plus

MSHA piloting vaccine outreach program

January 26, 2022By

The program, which the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will handle, targets mining areas in states with vaccination rates below 60 percent.

Read More
MSHA logo 600x400

What’s next for MSHA’s mobile equipment safety rule?

January 7, 2022By

The U.S. Department of Labor is holding a public hearing on the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s proposed rule to improve safe use of mobile, powered-haulage mining equipment.

Read More
MSHA logo 600x400

MSHA awards mine safety, health grants

October 4, 2021By

More than $10.5 million in state grant funding will be used to support health and safety training throughout the country.

Read More

Construction employment remains below pre-pandemic peak

August 23, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America reports that 36 states are still seeing employment below the February 2020 mark.

Read More
John Deere's Registered Apprenticeship Program will be available to its Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. Photo courtesy of John Deere

John Deere launches apprenticeship program for dealers

July 22, 2019By

John Deere received approval for its Registered Apprenticeship Program, designed for its dealers in the agriculture and construction industries.

Read More
Logo: WPT Power

WPT Power receives safety, health award from OSHA

September 13, 2017By

WPT Power Corp. received the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

Read More

DOL to review workplace examination rule

February 24, 2017By

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will review a Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) rule on workplace examinations.

Read More

Main looks forward, back as a new MSHA era dawns

December 14, 2016By

Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), reflected on his seven years at the agency during a teleconference with reporters.

Read More