Tags: unwarrantable failure

Penalty Primer

Jun 01, 2013

Penalty Primer

Here are some basic guidelines to civil penalties under Section 110(C) of the Mine Act.   by Christopher G. Peterson     Recently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has appeared fairly quiet on the enforcement front. However, what MSHA has lacked in numbers ...

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A Flagrant Foul

May 01, 2013

Review Commission issues a troubling decision on “repeated flagrant” violations.   By Arthur Wolfson   The Federal Mine Safety Review Commission recently issued a decision addressing application of the “repeated flagrant” provision of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (the ...

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Mine operator wins on unwarrantable failure PPE issue

Dec 04, 2012

Mine operator wins on unwarrantable failure PPE issue

One of the newer Administrative Law Judges - William Steele - has issued a decision in favor of a limestone quarry operator in a case involving a worker's failure to wear eye protection. In Michels Corporation (ALJ, November 2012), ALJ ...

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‘Following Up on an MSHA Inspection’ webinar set for July 20

Jun 29, 2010

Mike Heenan, an attorney at Ogletree & Deakins and a member of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Council of Counsel will present the webinar, "Following Up on an MSHA Inspection," which will outline ways to evaluate and ...

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