Items Tagged with 'Mine Safety and Health Administration'


Miner --- Oct2013

Mine safety has improved, but concerns remain, MSHA’s Main says

Baltimore – Chronic violators have declined and industry compliance has improved in the mining industry in the past five years, but a recent increase in fatalities at metal/non-metal mines is a concern, Mine Safety and Health Administration chief Joseph A. Main told audience members March 16 at the annual convention of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.
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contractor fatality alert

MSHA reminds contractors of safety practices

Arlington, VA -- The deaths of two mine contractors in January, as well as seven contractor fatalities in 2014, have prompted the Mine Safety and Health Administration to issue an alert highlighting best practices.
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MSHA says new coal dust rule is working

An effort to help protect coal miners from a group of diseases collectively known as “black lung disease” has made progress, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced.
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