The MSHA has announced that in October 2016 federal inspectors issued 130 citations and one safeguard during special impact inspections that were conducted at 10 coal mines and 5 metal and nonmetal mines.
The special impact inspections were conducted at mines in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.
Monthly impact inspections began in force in April 2010 at mines that merit increased agency attention and enforcement due to their poor compliance history or particular compliance concerns.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/01122016/msha-october-inspections-resulted-in-130-citations/
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