Seat Belt Safety Alert

Twenty of the miners who died in mobile equipment accidents at metal and nonmetal mines since 2005 would have survived the accident had they been using their seat belt. The ages of the victims ranged from 21 to 65 years, with job experience varying from as little as four, eight and twelve days up to…

Metal/Non-Metal Mine Fatality

EI DuPont De Nemours & Co Inc – The Chemours Company TT LLC On April 11, 2016, a 61-year old dozer operator with 18 years of mining experience was fatally injured at a surface titanium ore mine. He had been leveling the haul roads into the pit with the dozer and was found lying approximately…

September 2016

Reinforce your safety skills this Fall! In this edition, you’ll find information about the National Mine Health and Safety Academy and its 40th anniversary, TRAM Conference, MSHA announcements, 11th Annual Southeast Mine Health and Safety Conference, Safety Law newsletter, Cat Simulators, Contact Safety Quiz and upcoming October events. Read full E-Newsletter

US Mine Safety and Health Administration announces results of special impact inspections in July 2016

Who:               U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration What:             The Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today that federal inspectors issued 161 citations during special impact inspections conducted at 11 coal mines and six metal and nonmetal mines in July. Where:           MSHA conducted special impact inspections at mines in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut,…

Safety Law Newsletter – August

Zika Is Now an OSHA Issue By: Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP In August 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed that there are now cases of the Zika virus, which were locally acquired from mosquitoes in the United States in Florida. The spread of the virus domestically at this point may be inevitable,…

August 2016

Build strong safety skills this summer! In this edition, you’ll find information about Pickett and Associates, Inc., Vulcan Black, CCC Group Employee Safety Day, the 8th Annual Instructor Training Seminar, MSHA Quarterly Training Call, car safety, the 31st FLSME Regional Mining Conference and our MSHA Annual Refresher Course. Read full E-Newsletter