Not Just an Act
- Created: Friday, 08 July 2011 11:27
- Published: Friday, 08 July 2011 11:27
By Randy Logsdon
Section 2 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Act) contains seven paragraphs in the form of a declaration by Congress outlining the purpose of the Act. The first four paragraphs describe the national concern over working conditions and practices in the mining industry as they affect safety.