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Rules to Live By - January Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Mining's patchwork quilt of drug-free laws
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2009

It's the rare coal company that has not encountered illicit drug use among its employees


Rules to Live By - November Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Analyzing MSHA’s Proposed Proximity Detection Rule for Scoops and Coal Haulage Machines
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Underground mining operations pose a number of hazards to miners even when mine operators implement and exercise the utmost of safety precautions


MSHA Year End Review
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and the coal and metalnonmetal industries look forward to a prosperous 2017 it is important to consider significant Mine


Rules to Live By - December Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Abating the Abatement Process of MSHA Enforcement Actions
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

Mine operators are often faced with difficult choices when faced with citation and order abatement deadlines imposed by MSHA inspectors. These


Miners’ discrimination complaints: what’s an operator to do?
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Mine operators across the United States are facing an unprecedented number of miners' discrimination complaints filed under Section 105(c) of the


Defending MSHA enforcement actions part II: "Unwarrantable failure -- MSHA's hammer, or how to avoid being nailed"
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2009

The elevated enforcement actions of sections 104(b), 104(d), 104(g), and 107(a) of the Mine Act continue to be well-used hammers in MSHA's arsenal


MSHA inspection failures may spur increases to inspection activities
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

Two recent news items shine a spotlight on MSHA, its inspection corps, and several publicly acknowledged inspection failures. On February 5, 2013