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Items Posted This Month (April)

POSTED: 4/14/2014
Fatal Accident Report
Fatality #20 - November 23, 2013
Machinery - Underground - Ohio
American Coal Corporation - Century Mine

POSTED: 4/10/2014
News Release
MSHA issues preliminary mine safety data for 2013

POSTED: 4/9/2014
Fatalgram

Fatality #4 - March 27, 2014 
Falling/Sliding Material -Virginia - Construction Sand and Gravel
Baillio Sand Company Inc. - Lord Farm #5


POSTED: 4/8/2014
Fatal Accident Report
Other (Drowning) – Kentucky - Construction Sand and Gravel
Hunter Sand & Gravel, LLC. - Dredge IV

POSTED: 4/8/2014
News Release
Fatality #22 - December 10, 2013
Fall of Face Rib or Highwall - Underground - Kentucky
Lone Mountain Processing - Huff Creek #1 Mine

POSTED: 4/7/2014
Preliminary Report
Machinery - Open Pit- Virginia 
Baillio Sand Company Inc. - Lord Farm #5

POSTED: 4/3/2014
Fatalgram

Machinery - Underground - Indiana
Gibson County Coal LLC - Gibson Mine

POSTED: 4/2/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #12 - August 6, 2013
Fall of Face Rib or Highwall - Underground - Kentucky
Lone Mountain Processing - Huff Creek #1 Mine

Items Posted on March

POSTED: 3/31/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #14 - October 17, 2013
(Victim Died October 19, 2013)
Slip/Fall of Person – California – Cement 
National Cement Company Of California Inc - Lebec Cement Plant

POSTED: 3/31/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #21 - December 13, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Georgia - Construction Sand and Gravel 
Brown Brothers Sand Company - Wittichen Stephen Plants

POSTED: 3/28/2014
News Release

Fatality #14 - July 3, 2013
Impoundment for Inactive Surface Coal Cleaning Facility
Fatal Machinery Accident, Maple Creek Mining Incorporated
New Eagle, Washington County, Pennsylvania

POSTED: 3/27/2014
News Release

MSHA announces results of February impact inspections

POSTED: 3/25/2014
Preliminary

Fatality #3 - March 25, 2014
Machinery - Underground - Indiana
Gibson County Coal LLC - Gibson Mine

POSTED: 3/21/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #2 - February 6, 2013
Exploding Vessels Under Pressure - Facility - West Virginia
Midland Trail Energy, LLC - Five Mile Prep Plt & Refuse Impoundment

POSTED: 3/20/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #19 - November 30, 2012
Other (Impoundment) - Surface of Underground - West Virginia
Consolidation Coal Company - Robinson Run No 95

POSTED: 3/18/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #19 - December 4, 2013
Explosives/Breaking Agents – Kansas – Crushed, Broken Limestone
Bayer Construction Company, Inc. - Kansas Falls Quarry

POSTED: 3/11/2014
Focus On

Part 50 Return-To-Duty Reporting

POSTED: 3/7/2014
Focus On

Derrick Hoist Accident Prevention Alert

POSTED: 3/6/2014
Fatalgram

Machinery - Underground - Virginia
Sun Coke Energy - Dominion #30

POSTED: 3/5/2014
Press Release

MSHA's Main reaches out to National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association

POSTED: 3/5/2014
Preliminary

Falling/Sliding Material – New York - Construction Sand and Gravel
East Coast Mines Ltd - East Coast Mines Ltd

Items Posted on February

POSTED: 2/28/2014
News Release

MSHA's Joseph Main updates Steelworkers on progress in mine safety, health

POSTED: 2/28/2014
Fatalgram

Fatality #2 - February 21, 2014
Fall of Person –Kentucky - Cement
CEMEX, Inc. - Kosmos Cement Co.

POSTED: 2/27/2014
News Release

MSHA announces results of January impact inspections

POSTED: 2/27/2014
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #18 - November 18, 2013
Electrical – Kentucky – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company - Cumberland River Quarry

POSTED: 2/27/2014
Information Collection Requests
  • 2014-04247 - Mine Accident, Injury, and Illness Report and Quarterly Mine Employment and Coal Production Report
  • 2014-04248 - Training Plans and Records of Training, for Underground Miners and Miners Working at Surface Mines and Surface Areas of Underground Mines
  • 2014-04249 - Records of Tests and Examinations of Mine Personnel Hoisting Equipment
  • 2014-04250 - Escape and Evacuation Plans (Pertains to Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mines)
  • 2014-04251 - Respirator Program Records
  • 2014-04252 - Hoist Operators’ Physical Fitness
  • 2014-04253 - Rock Burst Control Plan, (Pertains to Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines)

  • POSTED: 2/27/2014
    Petitions for Modification
  • FedReg 2014-04243 - Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
  • FedReg 2014-04244 - Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
  • FedReg 2014-04245 - Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part

  • POSTED: 2/26/2014
    Safety Alert

    Refuge Alternative Safety Alert
    On January 1, 2014, underground coal mine operators were required to have MSHA approved refuge alternative components (breathable air, harmful gas removal, and air monitoring).

    POSTED: 2/24/2014
    Program Information Bulletin

    P14-01
    Reissue of P12-08 - Global Positioning System (GPS) and Established Surface Stations or Markers

    POSTED: 2/18/2014
    Fatal Accident Report

    Fatality #16 - October 5, 2013
    Powered Haulage - Underground - Illinois
    White County Coal LLC - Pattiki Mine

    POSTED: 2/11/2014
    Fatalgram

    Fatality #1 - February 1, 2014
    Powered Haulage – Utah - Iron Ore
    CML Metals - Comstock / Mountain Lion



    Items Posted the Latter Part of January

    POSTED: 1/30/2014
    News Release

    MSHA's Joseph Main addresses WV Coal Association Mining Symposium
    Mine safety chief touts decline in fatality and injury rates

    POSTED: 1/30/2014
    Speech

    Remarks of Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, 40th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium, West Virginia Coal Association, Charleston, W Va, January 30, 2014

    POSTED: 1/30/2014
    Fatalgram

    Fatality #1 - January 16, 2014
    Powered Haulage - Underground - West Virginia
    Mettiki Coal WV, LLC - Mountain View Mine

    POSTED: 1/29/2014
    News Release

    MSHA announces results of December impact inspections

    POSTED: 1/28/2014
    Dam Safety

    Impoundments and dams are an integral part of mining.

    POSTED: 1/28/2014
    Blasting Safety Alert

    6 Fatalities from blasting accidents 2010-2013

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