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What's New for August 2013


POSTED: 8/1/2013
Accident Prevention Alert

Near Miss Truck Alert

POSTED: 8/2/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #6 - February 19, 2013
Powered Haulage - Underground - West Virginia
Affinity Coal Company, LLC - Affinity Mine

POSTED: 8/5/2013
News Release

Fewer roof falls occurring in US coal mines, but challenges remain

POSTED: 8/6/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #7 - May 17, 2013
Powered Haulage – New Mexico – Molybdenum Ore
Chevron Mining Inc - Questa Mine & Mill

POSTED: 8/6/2013
Health Hazard Alert

Underground Coal Mines Increased Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Emissions

POSTED: 8/7/2013
News Release

MSHA to publish two notices on refuge alternatives in Federal Register

POSTED: 8/7/2013
Stakeholder Meeting

Materials presented at the 8/7/2013 Stakeholder meeting

POSTED: 8/13/2013
News Release

MSHA clarifies that OSHA's hazard communication standard
meets requirements of MSHA's HazCom standard

POSTED: 8/14/2013
News Release

MSHA launches new online tool to assist mine operators

POSTED: 8/15/2013
Contest Results

2013 National Metal NonMetal Mine Rescue Contest Results

POSTED: 8/16/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #10 - August 5, 2013
Machinery – New York – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
MJL Crushing LLC - MJL Crushing LLC

POSTED: 8/19/2013
Tram 2013

MSHA’s Annual Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference

POSTED: 8/19/2013
Fatalgram

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

POSTED: 8/27/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of July impact inspections

POSTED: 8/27/2013
Safety Hazard Alert

Genie Z-135/70 Secondary Boom Angle Sensor Calibration

POSTED: 8/27/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #11 - July 31, 2013
Machinery - Surface - Pennsylvania
Amerikohl Mining Inc - Amerikohl Strips

POSTED: 8/28/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #3 - February 7, 2013
Hoisting - Underground - West Virginia
Affinity Coal Company, LLC - Affinity Mine