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MSHA Seeks to Collect Unpaid Fines

David Zatezalo, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) administrator, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta recently highlighted that the agency will look to collect $67 million of unpaid fines issued over the last decade.

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MSHA to Publish Final Rule on Workplace Exams

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will publish a final rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines that amends a final rule published on Jan. 23, 2017.

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FOCUS ON HEALTH SAFETY - MARCH 2018

MSHA Chief Outlines Priorities to Congress - MSHA Reports First Fatality of the Year - MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert for Crushers - MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert for Fly Rock

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MSHA Inspectors Join Digital Age

According to Avi Meyerstein of the law firm Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that its mine safety inspectors are joining the digital age. Goodbye, “general field notes” on lined paper. Hello, customized tablets.

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2018 Spring Thaw Workshops Planned

Statistics show that mining accidents tend to increase during April and May when many intermittently operated mining operations begin producing again, often with new employees who are unaware of the hazards of mining.

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