Tag: William Doran

Lessons from the safest year in mining

March 8, 2017By and

A number of things were done right in 2016 to achieve the fewest fatal accidents ever in coal and metal and nonmetal mining.

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Uncovering significant and substantial violations

February 10, 2017By and

Before the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) can issue an unwarrantable failure citation, the violation must be significant and substantial.

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Legal counsel in accident investigations

January 27, 2017By and

All fatalities at a mine must be reported, even if due to natural causes or non-mine events.

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Thanks, Mike

January 13, 2017By

Mike Heenan is moving toward semi-retirement, so taking over the column are his very able colleagues Margo Lopez and William Doran.

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