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MSHA: Miner deaths increase in 2014

Arlington, VA – Despite an improved overall injury rate in the mining industry, the number of worker deaths increased in 2014, particularly at metal and non-metal mines, according to preliminary data released by the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
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Feinberg: Crude-by-rail rule to be finalized ‘in the coming weeks’

Washington – A final rule intended to improve the safety of crude oil transport by rail is being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget and should be finalized “in the coming weeks,” Federal Railroad Administration Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg said April 14 during a hearing of the House Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee.
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Cal/OSHA issues guidance, Q&A, on updated heat rules

Sacramento, CA – The California Department of Industrial Relations has issued a new guidance document to help familiarize employers on the state’s updated heat illness prevention rules, which are set to go into effect May 1.
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