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Mine Agency Focuses Attention on Workplace Exams, Diesel Exhaust Exposure

USA - June 20 2016 The Mine Safety and Health Administration has rolled out two initiatives: a proposed rule increasing requirements for workplace examinations that…

A whole new workplace exam: MSHA proposes major changes

USA - June 8 2016 At a stakeholder meeting today at its Arlington, VA headquarters, MSHA announced dramatic new changes to requirements that metal/non-metal mine…

Diesel Exhaust Redux: MSHA Requests Information on Diesel in Mines

USA - June 8 2016 On the same day that MSHA announced a major new workplace examination rule for metal/non-metal Mines, Assistant Secretary of Labor Joe Main also…

A whole new workplace exam: MSHA proposes major changes

USA - June 7 2016 At a stakeholder meeting today at its Arlington, VA headquarters, MSHA announced dramatic new changes to requirements that metal/non-metal mine…

New rules on silica, workplace exams, and eventually diesel particulate matter top MSHA’s new agenda

USA - May 26 2016 With just seven months left in the Obama administration, MSHA published this week its Spring 2016 Semiannual Regulatory Agenda. The Agenda, pasted…