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How to prevent and respond to heat-related illness

How to prevent and respond to heat-related...

- May 14, 2014

As temperatures and humidity are beginning to rise in many states, it is important to take steps to prevent heat-related ...

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How to prevent deadly fall accidents

How to prevent deadly fall accidents

- May 09, 2014

An accident involving a hydraulic pump at an underground limestone mine has resulted in the death of a contract mechanic, ...

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MSHA issues 27 citations, 1 order in March impact inspections

MSHA issues 27 citations, 1 order in March...

- May 01, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Wednesday that it issued 27 citations and one order to metal and ...

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Differing Perspectives

AggMan Staff - May 01, 2014

Administrative law judges take different viewpoints on pre-shift examinations and MSHA inspections.   by Dana M. Svendsen   During Mine Safety and Health Administration ...

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8 Ways to Avoid Fatal Accidents Around Mobile Equipment

8 Ways to Avoid Fatal Accidents Around Mobile...

- Apr 28, 2014

An accident involving a an excavator and haul truck at a sand and gravel mine has resulted in a fatality, ...

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7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile...

- Apr 22, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the accident report on a November 7, 2013 fatality at a ...

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Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in 2013

Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in...

- Apr 15, 2014

Metal and nonmetal mining saw an increase of approximately 27 percent in deaths in 2013, bringing the fatal injury rate ...

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MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action...

- Apr 15, 2014

MSHA’s Pattern of Violations (POV) saga continues. On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health ...

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MSHA Alert: Lift Safety

MSHA Alert: Lift Safety

- Apr 10, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the preliminary report on a March 27, 2014 fatality at a ...

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MSHA releases report on fall fatality

MSHA releases report on fall fatality

- Apr 07, 2014

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on an Oct. 17, 2013, fatality at a ...

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