Tags: Mining Safety and Health Administration

Metal/nonmetal mining fatalities increase by 6 in 2013

Jan 07, 2014

Metal/nonmetal mining fatalities increase by 6 in 2013

The metal/nonmetal mining sector saw 22 fatalities in 2013, an increase of six fatalities compared to 2012, according to preliminary data the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released on Monday. MSHA notes that 2013 fatalities remained at a record low ...

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Maine stone crushing operation ordered to pay former employee $6,000 in back wages to resolve lawsuit

Dec 05, 2013

Maine stone crushing operation ordered to pay former employee $6,000 in back wages to resolve lawsuit

The Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Tuesday that Ferraiolo Construction Inc. and owner-president John Ferraiolo, operators of the Portable Pioneer Plant in Thomaston, Maine, will provide $6,000 in compensation to a former employee and take other corrective action ...

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Follow these best practices for safe crushing operations

Nov 29, 2013

Follow these best practices for safe crushing operations

Safe crushing operations are possible when everyone works together. It is important that operators look out for potential hazards, and protect themselves and others by wearing protective gear and following safe work practices. The Mining Safety and Health Administration reported that, ...

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Learn about safety at the 2013 Southeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

Sep 11, 2013

Learn about safety at the 2013 Southeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

The 8th annual Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference will take place November 5-7 at the Ross Bridge Hotel/Conference Center in Hoover, Alabama, near Birmingham. The conference focuses on health and safety in the mining industry and will feature keynote speakers ...

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