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.