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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's Statement on Ruling and Citations Disputed by Massey
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Arlington , VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration, issued the following statement on a ruling in the Tiller No. 1 Mine pattern of violations case: "As... 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

KY: Dept. of Insurance Approves NCCI's Request to Increase Workers' Comp Rates for Mining
Posted on 19 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Department of Insurance has approved NCCI's request to increase workers' compensation rates for coal mining operation expenses tied to the federal health care reform law. Source: Business Insurance Read More