MSHA’s New Plan for Escapeways & Refuge Chambers

MSHA seems intent on changing the rules for emergency escapeways and the use of refuge chambers in metal and non-metal mines. You may be asking, how do I know this? MSHA hasn’t issued any guidance, posted anything to its website, issued any press releases, or used its new Twitter account to tweet out a notice.

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A Box of Chocolates: Possible Legal Issues in 2017

Life is full of surprises. Virtually no one called either the Brexit vote or the election, and the Cubs won the World Series for the first time since 1908. So asking anyone to predict what the new year would bring by way of new or emerging legal issues suddenly seems more daunting than it would usually be. But here are a few things that I think we can expect.

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President-Elect Trump’s Potential MSHA and OSHA Initiatives

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