To Change A Light Bulb
Created: Wednesday, 18 July 2012 13:10
Published: Wednesday, 18 July 2012 13:10
By Randy Logsdon
How many (you fill in the blank) does it take to change a light bulb? It's an old joke playing on our fascination with the absurd. Interestingly, as safe work procedures and equipment, the truth appears at times to approach absurdity. Consider the light bulb placed in a difficult to reach elevated location. It could easily require the effort of a team of two or more to place a person in a position to safely access the fixture and replace that light.
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Lawmaker Turns Tables on MSHA over Advance Notice
Created: Friday, 15 June 2012 12:36
Published: Friday, 15 June 2012 12:36
By James Sharpe
Tipping off mine personnel to an impending visit by inspectors from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspection is prohibited under Sec. 103(a) of the Mine Act, even if it is done by inspectors themselves.
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