Wengyn Named Minerals EHS Specialist

Tiffany A. Wengyn is an employee at The Mosaic Company in Florida and has just accepted a new position as a minerals environmental health and safety specialist at the Four Corners Mine. Her role will focus on safety for the Four Corners field along with mine services and land reclamation projects that may occur at other Mosaic…

MSHA Holds Fourth Quarter Conference Call

Sam Pierce, SE District Stakeholder, holds quarterly conference calls. In the latest call, he addressed the best practices for avoiding injury on various job sites. He also included the number a fatalities in metal and nonmetal mines, and the serious injuries that occurred during the quarter. Included in the the discussion was a MSHA hazard…

Safety Law Newsletter – December

OSHA/MSHA Forecast 2017: What Now!?! By: Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP – The dust has barely settled from the most contentious presidential election in history, and it is clear that big changes are in store for regulation and enforcement by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) in the next four years. Under President Obama,…

National Miner’s Day

On Dec. 6 we recognize National Miner’s Day. This day marks the anniversary of the worst mining accident in history on Dec. 6, 1907, in Monogah, West Virginia. The disaster resulted in the deaths of 362 miners. In 2009, Congress proclaimed that each Dec. 6 would be recognized as National Miner’s Day. This is a reminder of…