ALJ Dismisses More Than $75,000 in Penalties Where MSHA Submitted Late Filing
Created: Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:21
Published: Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:21
By Ellen Smith
In a case that has implications for the entire mining industry, a Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission judge dismissed $75,762 in civil penalties against a mine operator where MSHA failed to timely file with the Commission a routine petition for a civil penalty assessment. Administrative Law Judge Thomas P. McCarthy said MSHA could not establish adequate cause for filing petitions an average of 267 days late.
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9,144 Steps to Safety
Created: Wednesday, 07 September 2011 15:49
Published: Wednesday, 07 September 2011 15:49
By Randy Logsdon
As part of a personal wellness initiative, I’ve been tracking the number of steps I take during the course of each day. Using a pedometer, on one particular day, I recorded 9,144 steps.
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