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MSHA Rebuked, Not Deterred

An ALJ Determines That There Are Outer Limits of MSHA’s Relatively Unlimited Enforcement Authority

By R. Brian Hendrix

 

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Proposed Part 100’s Unintended Consequences: The Truth Revealed

The Proposal Appears To Be a Change For The Sake Of Change, And Seeks To Ease The Burden Of Proof On Enforcement Actions and Increase Penalties Without a Safety Rationale.

By Ross Watzman

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Imminent Danger Orders

Stronger Contract Provisions Will Be Required When Using Independent Contractors.

By Nickole Winnett

 

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Lost in the Weeds

Producers Must Look Beyond The Written Standards To Anticipate How MSHA May Apply and Enforce The Law And Regulations.

By Ross Watzman

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