History of Mine Safety and Health Legislation

The Mine Act amended the 1969 Coal Act in a number of significant ways, and consolidated all federal health and safety regulations of the mining industry, coal as well as non-coal mining, under a single statutory scheme...

NIOSH Mining - Official Site

Reply to a Request for Information in the Federal Register about participation in the Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program More Software , Mining Safety and Health Topics , About NIOSH Mining About Us Contact NIOSH Mining...

Coal Mine Safety and Health | Mine Safety and Health ,

Coal Mine Safety and Health enforces the Mine Act at all coal mines in the United Stat Enforcement activities include: Conducting numerous inspections, including mandatory quarterly inspections of underground coal mines and semiannual inspections of surface coal mines and facilities each year...

West ia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training ,

Mine Inspectors' Examinations - Be advised that with the passage of SB 687, the Mine Inspectors' Examining Board duties will be absorbed by the Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety,...

BOARD OF COAL MINE HEALTH AND SA - wvminesafetyorg

BOARD OF COAL MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY 106 Dee Drive Charleston, WV 25311 (304) 558-9105 (304) 550-0439 Joel Watts, Administrator Mallory K Yates, Secretary This page is listed as a courtesy for the Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety...

Mining safety | World Coal Association

Coal mining deep underground involves a higher safety risk than coal mined in opencast pits, due primarily to problems associated with mine ventilation and the potential for mine collapse However, there are safety risks associated with all forms of coal mining, not least because of the heavy machinery utilised in coal excavation...

Mine Safety and Health Administration - Official Site

Updating coal mine rescue training guides MSHA is seeking comments by Feb 22 to improve the quality of training instruction guides for coal mine rescue teams Powered Haulage Safety Initiative...

Mine Safety and Health Administration - Wikipedia

The Mine Safety and Health Administration , The Coal Mine Safety and Health division is divided into 12 districts covering coal mining in different portions of the United Stat The Metal-Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health division covers six regions of the United Stat...

Division of Mine Safety | Welcome

The mission of the Division of Mine Safety (DMS) is to ensure all coal miners in the Commonwealth are provided with a safe working environment; to provide effective education and training to coal miners to foster safe work practices; and to ensure that statutes and regulations regarding coal mining are enforced fairly and consistently throughout the Commonwealth...