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MSHA answers FAQs on coal dust rule

Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration has released a document with answers to frequently asked questions about the agency’s recent final rule on coal dust.
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A Pulitzer, a rule

The Center for Public Integrity recently was honored with its first Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on the scourge of black lung disease in miners. And just this week, steps were taken to end the deadly disease.
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MSHA issues final rule on coal dust

Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration on April 23 released a final rule intended to lower miners’ exposure to coal mine dust and help end the prevalence of deadly diseases collectively known as black lung.
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PRELIMINARY MINING DATA

MSHA: Mining deaths up, injuries down

Arlington, VA – Deaths in the mining industry increased in 2013, but overall injuries declined, according to recently released preliminary data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
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Report calls for more action from MSHA on underreporting

Washington – The Mine Safety and Health Administration needs to take additional steps to deter the underreporting of workplace incidents, injuries and illnesses, according to a new audit report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
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MSHA releases ladder safety guide

Arlington, VA – A new guide from the Mine Safety and Health Administration aims to help metal and nonmetal mine operators comply with the agency’s ladder safety standards.
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