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-January

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

MSHA 2016 Preliminary Fatality Data

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

Improvements in Mine Rescue Readiness

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