The MSHA will announce a 60-day extension on the effective date of the workplace exams rule. It will now go into effect on 24 July, having originally been slated fro implementation at the end of May.
The NSSGA has led a coalition of national and state associations to file a petition with the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the exams rule.
The NSSGA has long said that the rule will impede operator efforts to effectively manage workplace safety. Last week, Ward Nye, chairman, president and CEO of Martin Marietta, emphasised the industry’s commitment to safety before a congressional subcommittee.
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