A Good Safety Record is Not A Mitigating Factor in Lowering Penalties
Created: Friday, 26 December 2014 23:01
Published: Friday, 26 December 2014 23:01
By Ellen Smith
A good safety record at a quarry, and having an injury-free operation, is not a mitigating factor in determining final penalties for violations of the Mine Act, Review Commission ALJ Alan Paez ruled in a case involving the Campbell County, Tenn., Highway Dept. located in Jacksboro, Tenn.
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MSHA Celebrates Mine Rescue Day
Created: Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:09
Published: Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:09
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration commemorated the second annual Mine Rescue Day on Thursday, Oct. 30, during a meeting of the Holmes Mine Rescue Association at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beaver, W.Va.
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