Unwarrantable Failure Criteria Not Met In Crane Assembly Project
Created: Thursday, 19 February 2015 16:28
Published: Thursday, 19 February 2015 16:28
By Ellen Smith
A company violated §56.16009, which states, “persons shall stay clear of suspended loads,” where a miner did not stay clear of a suspended load during a crane assembly project. But the violation was not due to an unwarrantable failure to comply, the Review Commission ruled on Dec. 10, 2014.
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POV Violates Due Process, ALJ Rules; Denies Motion for Emergency Stay
Created: Thursday, 22 January 2015 13:20
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015 13:20
ALJ William Moran dismissed a Pattern of Violations charge against Patriot Coal’s Brody Mining on Nov. 1, stating that the POV charge is a violation of due process. The Judge called the POV process “patently unfair, almost rigged,” and said that companies do not know what evidence to present for their defense.
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