Tag: William Doran

Takeaways from Zatezalo’s speaking tour

May 22, 2018By and

The MSHA assistant secretary lays out his vision of the road ahead for the agency.

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Civil penalty assessments: Myths versus facts

April 4, 2018By and

We are often asked how the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) sets civil penalty amounts for citations – a simple question with a not-so-simple answer.

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How to handle MSHA abatement demands

March 8, 2018By and

The reality in abatement disputes is that negotiation is usually the most timely and effective means of resolving an abatement problem.

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MSHA’s transitions through the Trump Administration

January 8, 2018By and

A number of issues occupied the attention of the mining industry in 2017. Most of these issues arose as a result of the new administration in Washington.

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An inside look at MSHA’s rulemaking

December 11, 2017By and

A few weeks before the new workplace examination rule was slated to go into effect, the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) opened a proposed rulemaking.

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What to do when MSHA demands documents

October 2, 2017By and

Imagine you are a quarry manager and you have received a letter from the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) requesting documents. What do you do?

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MSHA to place emphasis on three safety standards

May 22, 2017By and

There are three categories of safety standards the Mine Safety & Health Administration will be emphasizing this year.

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How Trump’s 2-for-1 regulatory approach translates to mining

April 26, 2017By and

There is a great deal of uncertainty in Washington regarding how the new administration’s goal of reducing regulations will impact rulemaking moving forward.

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