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OSHA Official Testifies About Worker Safety in Energy Industry
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON , D.C. - Deputy Assistant Secretary for OSHA Jordan Barab called on Congress this week to pass the Protecting America’s Workers Act and thereby grant the agency stronger enforcement powers to prevent worker injuries and deaths in the... Read More

NIOSH Announces Members of Panel to Examine MSHA Internal Review
Posted on 6 May 2010 by

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) today announced the members of a panel that will examine the process and outcomes of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) internal review... Read More

MSHA Expands Upper Big Branch Explosion Investigation Team
Posted on 6 May 2010 by

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced the formation of a supplemental investigation group to augment the efforts of the agency's accident investigation team to determine... Read More

TX: Landmark $82.5M Verdict for Family of Man Killed After Natural Gas Plant Explosion
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

HOUSTON , TX - A Harris county jury has found the company that constructed, engineered and installed a Cleburne natural gas processing plant negligent in the death of a Mineral Wells, Texas man. Hanover Compression LP, now known as Exterran Energy Solutions... Read More

MSHA Reminds Mining Industry About Miners’ Rights
Posted on 3 Sep 2010 by

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Bulletins pertaining to the rights of miners who make hazardous condition complaints and request inspections, as well as miners' protections against discrimination. MSHA decided to distribute these guidelines... Read More