Tags: Joseph Main

Costly Claims

Jan 01, 2013

Operators may pay the price for MSHA’s new emphasis on discrimination enforcement.   by Michelle Witter   Citing the Upper Big Branch disaster, MSHA’s Joseph Main announced that the agency intends to continue to place an increased emphasis on the investigation of miners’ rights ...

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One-on-one with MSHA’s Joe Main

Aug 20, 2012

I had an interesting conversation with MSHA's Joe Main. He spoke extensively about the progress MSHA has made in regard to consistency training for field inspectors and touted the progress made through MSHA's partnerships with the NSSGA and state aggregate ...

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Partnership initiative promotes summer water safety

Jun 08, 2012

Partnership initiative promotes summer water safety

  The Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), and the Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) have joined forces to promote summer water safety through the Stay-Out and Stay-Alive program.   Now in its ...

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MSHA reorganizes to centralize oversight of assessments, accountability programs

Feb 08, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced a reorganization designed to centralize its oversight of certain cross-cutting, compliance-related actions. MSHA's Office of Assessments, Accountability, Special Enforcement, and Investigations will ...

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MSHA announces final rule for high-voltage continuous mining machines

Apr 12, 2010

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced the publication of a final rule in the Federal Register revising the agency’s electrical design requirements for the approval of high-voltage continuous mining machines. The rule also establishes additional safety standards ...

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Straight Talk on Safety

Nov 04, 2009

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief During the last 12 months, aggregate producers have faced challenges unprecedented throughout the nearly 20 years I have covered this industry. The nation’s economy has faltered, leading to drastic decreases in construction. Aggregates production dropped by 27 ...

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