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House Committee Blames Regulators and Operator for Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by John Stahl

Better Enforcement and Safety Programs Might Have Saved Lives By John Stahl, Esq. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) conducted a March 27, 2012, hearing on the 2010 West Virginia mining tragedy at the Upper Big Branch ... Read More

House Committee Blames Regulators and Operator for Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by John Stahl

Better Enforcement and Safety Programs Might Have Saved Lives By John Stahl, Esq. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) conducted a March 27, 2012, hearing on the 2010 West Virginia mining tragedy at the Upper Big Branch... Read More

MSHA Takes Steps To Overhaul 'Broken' Pattern Of Violations Program
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced new screening criteria for the pattern of violations enforcement program, which gives the agency additional enforcement tools to use at... Read More

MSHA Announces Tougher POV Provisions, Responds To OIG Audit
Posted on 1 Oct 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced the second phase in major reforms to its pattern of violations process, which includes tougher provisions for mines with chronic... Read More

MSHA Increases Focus On Implementation Of Exposure Monitoring
Posted on 20 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced an increased focus on exposure monitoring at metal and nonmetal mines throughout the country to ensure better worker protection... Read More