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MSHA Reports on December Impact Inspections


he U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that federal inspectors issued 135 citations, 24 orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at 11 coal mines and two metal and nonmetal mines in December 2013.

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Meadows Stone Settles Past MSHA Debt Through Garnishment

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced in a press release that the Northern District of West Virginia had collected $116,183 in delinquent civil penalties from a West Virginia quarry.

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Why Do We Have To?


ne of the MSHA standards that we’ve grown to know and love is captured in the quotation above. It’s a perfect example of MSHA’s institutional neglect in maintaining certain standards with respect to advanced technology – fall arrest harnesses and retractable lanyards.

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Rubber Insulating Gloves

Ansell, Rubber Insulating GlovesAnsell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces the introduction of Marigold Industrial Rubber Insulating Gloves to the Ansell product line to protect the hands of workers interacting with exposed energized, de-energized or re-energized electrical circuits.

The increased flexibility and dexterity of Marigold gloves allow for comfortable, prolonged wear for all electrical applications, addressing the critical need for increased performance over long periods of time and safety and glove compliance in the workplace.

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