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Taking Steps Towards Safety

Mar 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com On Feb. 5, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a new guide on ladder safety designed to provide greater clarity and assistance for complying with MSHA ladder safety standards. Hopefully, the guide will enable operators ...

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Reining in Reinstatement Claims

Oct 04, 2012

Sixth Circuit overrides Secretary of Labor on temporary reinstatement of terminated miners.   by Meredith A. Kapushion   Mine operators and miners familiar with the procedures for temporary reinstatement under the Mine Act may be aware of the shift in the Mine Safety and ...

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Carved in Stone

Jul 01, 2010

Carved in Stone

G is for Gnome nom (noun): a silent 'g' word that really does have something to do with mining Possibly based on miners from Southeast Germany, ceramic gnomes feature the pointed red hat often worn by these miners By Bill Langer Gnomes, dwarfs, and ...

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MSHA: Five metal/non-metal miners died in May 2010

Jun 10, 2010

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a press briefing that five metal/non-metal miners died in May 2010. As of June 4, 2010, eight metal/non-metal miners have been killed. MSHA has listed the injuries to they may be reviewed and ...

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