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Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission addresses contractor liability issues

Aug 30, 2011

Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission addresses contractor liability issues

  by Adele L. Abrams, president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. One of the more frustrating legal issues confronting those in the mining industry has been the application of the Mine Act’s “strict liability” framework to situations involving ...

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State and Province News April 2011

Apr 01, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. Alabama Although a Limestone County woman has voiced concerns that a new gravel mine will lower her property value, the Huntsville natural ...

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OSHA awards $8 million in grants

Sep 17, 2010

OSHA awarded $8 million in Susan Harwood Safety and Health Capacity Building Training grants to 45 organizations. These organizations – including nonprofit and community/faith-based groups, employer associations, labor unions, colleges and universities – will provide safety and health programs that educate ...

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Expect Enforcement

Jan 01, 2010

New agency leaders put the industry on notice. By Henry Chajet and Christa Lee Rock             “It’s time to put the ‘H’ for ‘Health’ back in ‘MSHA,’” Dr. Greg Wagner recently told the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Wagner, ...

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Obama to nominate Michaels to head OSHA

Aug 05, 2009

On July 28, President Obama announced that he would nominate David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, to become the assistant secretary of labor for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Michaels is an epidemiologist and is currently a research professor at the ...

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