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Current Issue: Vol. 22, No. 14 | July 28, 2014

  • Accidents:
    • Scoop mishap injures two in new CONSOL Harvey Mine (469)
    • Runaway blast truck pins miner (471)
    • ALJ upholds specially assessed penalty for truck accident at Justice mine (471)
    • Signal Peak settles accident citations (472)
  • Black Lung: Solutions sought for black benefits issues, including backlog (473)
  • Fatalities:
    • Worker electrocuted in dredge pond at Murray Mines (475)
    • Truck driver killed by loader at Brooksville South Cement Plant in Florida (476)
    • Lifting of unsecured pipe led to death at Baillio Sand Mine (477)
    • Mystery remains in fatal fall of bulldozer over highwall at Jim Bridger (479)
    • ALJ imposes $21,000 fine for violation where miner killed in ‘red zone’ (482)
    • Matich settles accident citations where steel tube fell and hit miner driving a skid steer loader (483)
  • Federal Tort Claims Act: Aracoma settlement reached; calls for fire safety training at Mine Academy (484)
  • Inspections: Impact visits spotlight dozens of infractions at sand and cement operations (485)
  • Jurisdiction: MSHA has jurisdiction over coal facility that stores, dries, screens and bags coal (489)
  • Liability: Case remanded to ALJ to recalculate civil penalties against mine owner (490)
  • Review Commission Orders and ALJ Decisions (492)

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Vol22, No14

  • Accidents:
    • Scoop mishap injures two in new CONSOL Harvey Mine (469)
    • Runaway blast truck pins miner (471)
    • ALJ upholds specially assessed penalty for truck accident at Justice mine (471)
    • Signal Peak settles accident citations (472)
  • Black Lung: Solutions sought for black benefits issues, including backlog (473)
  • Fatalities:
    • Worker electrocuted in dredge pond at Murray Mines (475)
    • Truck driver killed by loader at Brooksville South Cement Plant in Florida (476)
    • Lifting of unsecured pipe led to death at Baillio Sand Mine (477)
    • Mystery remains in fatal fall of bulldozer over highwall at Jim Bridger (479)
    • ALJ imposes $21,000 fine for violation where miner killed in ‘red zone’ (482)
    • Matich settles accident citations where steel tube fell and hit miner driving a skid steer loader (483)
  • Federal Tort Claims Act: Aracoma settlement reached; calls for fire safety training at Mine Academy (484)
  • Inspections: Impact visits spotlight dozens of infractions at sand and cement operations (485)
  • Jurisdiction: MSHA has jurisdiction over coal facility that stores, dries, screens and bags coal (489)
  • Liability: Case remanded to ALJ to recalculate civil penalties against mine owner (490)
  • Review Commission Orders and ALJ Decisions (492)

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