Tags: U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Miner loses arm after getting caught in a screw conveyor

Oct 11, 2015

Miner loses arm after getting caught in a screw conveyor

A miner on a surface limestone mine lost an arm recently after it became tangled in a screw conveyor.  According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the miner was trying to unclog a screw conveyor with a poker rod while ...

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MSHA holding public briefing Upper Big Branch Mine explosion investigation

Mar 30, 2011

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold a briefing on June 29 to publicly disseminate information gathered during the investigation of the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va. The briefing will coincide with ...

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AggBeat: The heat is on MSHA

Jun 01, 2010

AggBeat:  The heat is on MSHA

An audit by the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General reveals that 56 percent of ‘experienced’ journeymen MSHA inspectors aren’t trained properly. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has received ...

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