Tags: “significant and substantial” (S&S)

The Pattern of Violation Rule

Mar 01, 2013

Is it more effective enforcement or simply another regulatory morass?   by  Laura E. Beverage and Michelle Witter   On Jan. 17, 2013, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released its final rule amending the existing regulations governing Pattern of Violations (POV), 30 ...

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MSHA’s Main addresses concerns of aggregate associations

Jul 17, 2012

MSHA’s Main addresses concerns of aggregate associations

In remarks before representatives of several Midwest state aggregate associations on July 17 in Florence, Ky., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main outlined a number of important initiatives and reforms his agency has undertaken ...

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Equipment defect citation vacated in ‘ready line’ case

Apr 30, 2012

Equipment defect citation vacated in ‘ready line’ case

    On April 1, 2012, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) launched phase three of its "Rules to Live By" campaign, which now includes six additional standards for metal/non-metal mines that will be aggressively enforced, presumptively "significant and substantial" (S&S), ...

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