Happy New Year from the Florida Mine Safety Program! In this edition, you’ll find information about Tiffany Wengyn, our new intern Cheyenne Heaser, new training courses, Sam’s Corner, Advisory Board Spotlight, MSHA 2016 Preliminary Fatality Data and the January Safety Law Newsletter from the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams. Read Full E-Newsletter
The State of Nevada Mine Safety and Training Section has released their quarterly contact safety newsletter. This edition features winter workplace safety tips and a quiz to test your knowledge. Learn more.
Simformotion LLC is offering an academic scholarship to a student enrolled in an accredited heavy-equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat Simulators as part of their training program. Application deadline is May 31, 2017. Learn more
Join the Florida Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration for their monthly meeting in Lakeland, Florida. This event is open to all members of the FLSME. Register here.
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…
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…
On December 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda, covering its agencies including the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA). Read More
Carl Potter of The Safety Institute encourages compliance and commitment to safety in 2017. Set a personal standard for safety in addition to the rules set forth by an organization to ensure a safe work environment. Learn More
The Mine Safety and Health Administration released preliminary data noting the amount of mining-related deaths in 2016. This is the lowest number of mining-related deaths ever recorded and is only the second year that the number has dropped below 30. Learn More
Since 2010, MSHA has been upgrading and modernizing it’s mine emergency equipment. With new groundbreaking developments, mine safety is becoming more and more efficient. MSHA held a demonstration of the new tools at the Pittsburgh Safety and Health Technology Center. Learn More