Regulatory

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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9 best practices for working around conveyors

9 best practices for working around conveyors

- May 16, 2014

An accident involving a conveyor at a sand and gravel mill recently led to the death of a groundman, according ...

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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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