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MSHA Announces Effective Date for Workplace Exam Rule Revisions

USA - October 2 2019 Due to a recent court decision, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has again revised its workplace examination rule, 30 CFR §§ 56.18002…

Court Rejects MSHA’s Revisions to Workplace Examination Rule

USA - June 24 2019 Due to a recent court decision, metal/nonmetal mine operators are again facing the possibility of having to comply with two of the more onerous…

MSHA Tests New Informal Conference Process

USA - April 4 2019 The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has begun a three-month pilot project to see if the agency and operators can reach a final…

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commissioners Confirmed

USA - March 18 2019 The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission is back in business as it will soon have a quorum again to decide cases. The Commission plays an…

MSHA Names New Administrator for Coal and Metal/Nonmetal Safety and Health

USA - December 20 2018 The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently named Deputy Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health Timothy R. Watkins to fill the…