Full Court Press on Fatals
Created: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:22
Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:22
By Randy K. Logsdon
Just in case you’ve been locked up in a cave for the last nine months or so, MSHA has responded to an increase in the number of fatal injury incidents that have been occurring in the metal/non-metal segment of the mining industry.
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MSHA to Increase Education, Outreach, Enforcement
Created: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:48
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:48
On Jan. 30, Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, sent the following letter to stakeholders in the metal and nonmetal mining community to announce heightened efforts to reduce fatalities. MSHA also held outreach conference calls with key stakeholders in the industry concerning the 37 deaths that have occurred since October 2013 and outlining best practices that could have prevented them.
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