NSC expo
Subscribe or Register
View Cart  

Earn recertification points from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals by taking a quiz about this issue.

What's Your Opinion?

Will the recently announced increase in OSHA fines – the first in 25 years – lead to safer workplaces?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote   Results

MSHA releases three information bulletins

July 15, 2010

  • / Print
  • Reprints
  • Text Size:
    A A

The Mine Safety and Health Administration last week issued several program information bulletins.

One bulletin, reissued on July 8, provides a training guide and sample lesson plan for complying with miner training regulations for diesel particulate matter.

Another bulletin contains guidance on fall protection consisting of safety belts, lines and life jackets for people working on barges at river loading facilities where coal is mined.

A July 13 bulletin addresses hazards related to rubber-tired and track-mounted excavators at surface coal and metal and nonmetal mines.

Post a comment to this article

Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.