Regulatory

Crucial Clarification of “Repeated Flagrant” Provision

Crucial Clarification of “Repeated...

AggMan Staff - Aug 01, 2014

Recent orders by ALJ explain criteria for flagrant violations. by Adam J. Schwendeman In March 2013, the Federal Mine Safety and Health ...

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Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

- Jul 22, 2014

Harold Steege, 58-year-old truck driver, was killed at a sand and gravel mine in Alma, Kansas. Steege arrived in his dump ...

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Mine refuses MSHA inspection

Mine refuses MSHA inspection

- Jul 18, 2014

A sand and gravel mine in North Dakota has found itself in a heap of trouble with the U.S. Department ...

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Is your social media policy in need of a makeover?

Is your social media policy in need of a...

- Jul 01, 2014

by M. Robin Repass With the popularity of social media as a source of communication in today’s workplace, it is essential ...

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MSHA issues 43 citations during May impact inspections

MSHA issues 43 citations during May impact...

- Jun 27, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Thursday that it issued 43 citations and 17 orders to metal and ...

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How to avoid explosions at mining sites

How to avoid explosions at mining sites

- Jun 26, 2014

An accident involving an exploding centrifugal pump part at sand and gravel mine has resulted in the death of a ...

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MSHA releases details on additional filing options for representative of miners

MSHA releases details on additional filing...

- Jun 24, 2014

Miners and miners’ representatives who want details about filing options under Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations (30 ...

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Who files contract injury reports?

Who files contract injury reports?

- Jun 01, 2014

Who files injury reports depends on who is directly supervising the contract worker, at least for now.   By Christopher G. Peterson   Recently, ...

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MSHA’s April impact inspections result in 58 citations

MSHA’s April impact inspections result in...

- May 30, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Thursday that it issued 58 citations and 14 orders to metal and ...

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MSHA releases report on fatality involving falling, sliding materials

MSHA releases report on fatality involving...

- May 28, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a Feb. 28, 2014, fatality at a ...

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