Recent MSHA Outreach with Metal/Nonmetal Stakeholders
Created: Friday, 16 August 2013 11:09
Published: Friday, 16 August 2013 11:09
By Joseph A. Main
One of my initiatives when I arrived at MSHA was to get out into the mining community and meet with our stakeholders to share what we are doing at MSHA and discuss how we could improve mine safety and health.
We have attended many stakeholder events across the country since then. Working with our stakeholders, we have undertaken numerous initiatives that have improved MSHA enforcement consistency, mine operator compliance, and mine safety and health. These efforts have, coupled with other actions, been highly successful.
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MSHA Touts Record-Low Fatality, Injury Rates
Created: Friday, 16 August 2013 10:53
Published: Friday, 16 August 2013 10:53
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the release of final data for 2012 that indicate the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U.S. mining, along with the lowest rate of contractor fatalities since the agency began calculating those rates in 1983.
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