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What's New for April 2013


POSTED: 4/1/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #8 - March 22, 2013
Fall of Roof/Rib - Underground - Utah
Castle Valley Mining, LLC - Castle Valley Mine #4

POSTED: 4/1/2013
P13-03

Program Information Bulletin
Operator Respirable Dust Sampling Requirements - Replaces PIB 09-31

POSTED: 4/8/2013
News Release

MSHA releases preliminary data for 2012 reflecting record low fatality and injury rates in mining

POSTED: 4/9/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #3 - March 27, 2013
Explosives and Breaking Agents – Missouri – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Fred Weber Inc – North Stone

POSTED: 4/10/2013
News Release

US Department of Labor releases fiscal year 2014 budget request
Budget includes support for job training, veterans, safer workplaces

POSTED: 4/10/2013
News Release

Operator of southwestern Pennsylvania coal mine found in flagrant violation
Rox Coal Inc. ordered to pay $110,000 civil penalty for dangerous electrocution hazards

POSTED: 4/11/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #15 - September 13, 2012
Fall of Roof or Back - Underground - West Virginia
Consolidation Coal Company - Blacksville No 2

POSTED: 4/12/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #4 - April 4, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Arizona – Copper Ore NEC
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc – Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc

POSTED: 4/17/2013
Safety Alert Posted

Pipe Safety
Keep out of the danger zone...

POSTED: 4/19/2013
Notice

MSHA and NIOSH have initiated a joint investigation concerning Ocenco M-20 Self-Contained Self-Rescuers (SCSRs).

POSTED: 4/19/2013
Safety Alert Posted

Continuous Mining Machine Safety
Inadvertent movement of remotely-controlled continuous mining machines has been observed in cases where solenoids, associated with hydraulic valve banks, were damaged.

POSTED: 4/19/2013
Fedreg Doc. 2013-09081

Petions for Modification

POSTED: 4/24/2013
News Release

US Labor Department’s MSHA releases first quarter 2013 fatality data

POSTED: 4/25/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of March impact inspections
Fewest number of orders issued in nearly 3-year-old initiative

POSTED: 4/26/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #5 - April 16, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Louisiana – Salt
North American Salt Company - Cote Blanche Mine

POSTED: 4/26/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #14 - September 11, 2012
Powered Haulage - Underground - Alabama
Drummond Company Inc. - Shoal Creek Mine