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MSHA Reports Impact Inspections

Nov. 4, 2014 – They're baaaaaack. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that federal inspectors issued 192 citations, five orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at RFR-MSHA-300
nine coal and four metal and nonmetal mines in September.Non-metallic minerals producers inspected were Cemex Construction Materials of Florida LLC, Brooksville South Cement Plant (7 citations); Lafarge Building Materials Inc., a New York plant (21 citations, 3 orders); and Montana-based Fossum Ready Mix, Belzer Pit (15 citations.) Since April 2010, MSHA has conducted 823 impact inspections and issued 13,140 citations, 1,194 orders and 55 safeguards.