Tags: ALJ Zielinski

GUEST BLOG POST: Aggregates case addresses highwall safety, guarding issues

Feb 05, 2013

GUEST BLOG POST: Aggregates case addresses highwall safety, guarding issues

Two of the more subjective standards that are commonly cited by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) concern appropriate guarding of moving machine parts and stability of highwalls at aggregate operations. In a January 2013 ruling in Allied Stone ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Mar 19, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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