Tags: Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration

Rock from blast at limestone mine leaves site and hits vehicle passing by

Jan 12, 2016

Rock from blast at limestone mine leaves site and hits vehicle passing by

Blasting at a limestone mine went array and caused rocks to hit a car passing by the facility. The Mine Safety and Health Administration said some fly rock left the mine site during a blast and struck the windshield on a ...

Read More...

Near Miss: Miner gets arm stuck in conveyor pulley assembly

Dec 10, 2015

Near Miss: Miner gets arm stuck in conveyor pulley assembly

The Mine Safety and Health Administration warned miners to stay safe around conveyor belts this week after a miner was seriously injured when his arm was caught. According to MSHA, a miner at a surface gravel mine had just repaired a conveyor ...

Read More...

MSHA expands its access to records

Aug 01, 2012

MSHA expands its access to records

Commission’s decision requires operators to hand over miners’ information, including documents not required to be retained.   Mine operators now have less freedom to properly refuse to turn over documents demanded by inspectors. A recent decision by the Federal Mine Safety and ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
AggMan_logo_withTagline_white_3