MNM Fatality Report

OVERVIEW On March 14, 2018, a miner sustained a fatal injury to his head while installing discharge chutes on the screen deck. The suspended chute shifted striking him. BEST PRACTICES Stay clear of a suspended load. Follow proper rigging procedures when lifting loads. Establish safe work procedures and identify and remove hazards before beginning repair…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

Notice of Public Stakeholder Meetings

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has published the dates and locations of six public stakeholder meetings and one Webinar. The information for each meeting is listed below.   Date/Time Location Contact Number August 7, 2018 9 a.m. Central Time Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr., Blvd. N., Birmingham, Alabama 35203 205-324-5000      …

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

MSHA Quarterly Stakeholder Call – August 10 at 11 a.m

The Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Quarterly Stakeholder Call will be on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 11 a.m. to noon. Assistant Secretary David G. Zatezalo will open the call with remarks about recent developments at MSHA, including efforts to improve efficiency by ‘blurring’ the lines between coal and metal/nonmetal enforcement where it makes geographic sense.…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

FPSI’s 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar is Oct. 14-19

The Florida Public Safety Institute is proud to host the 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar on October 14-19, 2018. The seminar offers more than 90 training sessions in leadership, firearms, defensive tactics and driving, as well as traditional classroom training in various topics. Presenters travel to the seminar from all over the country and hundreds…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

2018 TRAM Annual Conference is Oct. 9-11

Tune Up Your Training: Expand Your Toolbox Join us at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beaver, West Virginia on October 9-11, 2018 for MSHA’s Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Annual Conference! This year’s theme is “Tune Up Your Training: Expand Your Toolbox” and features presentations from some of the industry’s most…

May 2018

In this edition of the Florida Mine Safety Program e-newsletter, you’ll find information on FMSP’s Second Annual Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition, the Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference, MSHA’s Stakeholder/Quarterly Training Call, an update from Sam’s Corner and more.

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Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

News Clip: Man rescued from submerged bulldozer

Whitehall, Wis. (WKBT) – A man in a bulldozer, submerged in a pond at Hi-Crush Sand Mine in Whitehall, was rescued Monday morning. Authorities received a call at 7:53 a.m., May 21, and all units were dispatched to the sand mine. The man was pulled to safety by rescue boat and transported to a nearby…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

Simformotion LLC Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Opportunity

To support careers in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering, forestry and more, Simformotion LLC announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2018-2019 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited heavy-equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat Simulators as part of their training program.…