Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

Counseling Resources

Our Tallahassee community has been impacted by the shooting that occurred last Friday in Midtown. During this time, please continue to keep the community at Florida State University in your thoughts as they begin healing from the loss of a student and faculty member. We also know this may be a challenging time for the…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

MSHA Awards TCC Federal Grant For Mining Safety Courses

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently awarded Tallahassee Community College (TCC) with a $166,734 grant, as part of a federal effort to reduce mining accidents, injuries and illnesses by supporting mining safety and health courses. Congratulations, TCC! For more information, read the full press release below. U.S. Department of…

FMSP Wins Big at 2018 TRAM Conference

The Florida Mine Safety Program (FMSP) was honored to receive the 2018 TRAM Training Materials Competition Grand Prize for our mine safety training video at the MSHA’s annual Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference in Beaver, WV on Oct. 9. FMSP’s video, “Mine Rescues – Plan Now Well Ahead of Any Incident,” also took home…

Thank You to Marcie Goodman and the Cal/OSHA Team

    We would like to give a special thank you to Ms. Marcie Goodman of the Cal/OSHA, State of California Department of Industrial Relations. Ms. Goodman, along with her team, produced the “Low Voltage Safety and Miners’ Rights and Responsibilities” video that the Florida Mine Safety Program (FMSP) distributed at our TRAM Conference booth.…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

Hurricane Michael Recovery

Throughout the Florida Panhandle, many are still coping with the effects of Hurricane Michael. The Florida Mine Safety Program understands just how difficult these circumstances may be on the community, so we have compiled a few resources for those in need along with organizations that are working to support the Florida Panhandle during this time.…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

FPSI’s 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Public Safety Institute’s (FPSI) 10th Annual Instructor Training Seminar, originally scheduled for this week on Oct. 14-19, has been cancelled. For those who registered and paid for the seminar, a credit will be issued toward the next scheduled event in 2019. There will not be any refunds. The…

Safety Law Newsletter - May 2018

MSHA Quarterly Stakeholder Call – October 16 at 11 a.m

The Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Quarterly Stakeholder Call will be on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 11 a.m. to noon, Eastern Time. Assistant Secretary David G. Zatezalo will open the call with remarks about recent developments at MSHA, and will be available for questions at the close. Topics for this call include: Vehicle fire safety,…