Tag Archives: MSHA

IMAA News

IMAA Safety Training Moves Online!



Starting in 2021, IMAA will be offering MSHA Part 46 8-hour Annual Refresher Training as a live, online interactive class. The classes will be conducted by MSHA certified instructor, Ron Bucci, and hosted through Zoom. Find a class that fits your schedule: Training Calendar Benefits of Virtual Annual Refresher Training: Keep travel to a minimum! […]

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Contractors on Mine Property Webinar



KCSA & IMAA Offer MSHA Virtual Contractor Workshop- Wednesday, October 14, 2020 The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association and Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association are pleased to announce an MSHA webinar entitled “Contractors On Mine Property”. The webinar will be led by Paul Cook, CMSP from MSHA EFSMS will be presenting this useful and critical information. This Webinar is for […]

Industry News

MSHA and EPA Release COVID-19 Policies



The U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have revealed some initial policy changes in response to COVID-19. As this unprecedented situation continues to evolve, NSSGA will continue working to keep you apprised as federal policies affecting your business change. MSHA has posted guidance on their response to […]

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Indiana’s Stay-at-Home Executive Order



Update on Indiana’s COVID-19 response as of 3/23/20 At noon today, Governor Eric Holcomb announced a “stay at home” order for Hoosiers as the state tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. His executive order effectively closes nonessential businesses from 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24 to 11:59 p.m., Monday, April 6. […]

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Fatal U.S. Mining Accidents Dropped in 2019



Respirable Quartz and Dust Fell to All-Time Low ARLINGTON, VA – There were 24 mining fatalities in the U.S. in 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports. This is the fewest annual fatalities ever recorded, and only the fifth year in MSHA’s 43-year history that mining fatalities were below 30. MSHA […]

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MSHA Begins Workplace Exam Training before Enforcement



MSHA announced the dates, times, and locations of stakeholder meetings regarding the 2017 Workplace Exam (WPE) rule, which was reinstated on Sept. 30, 2019. These stakeholder meetings are part of the 90-day implementation period that MSHA promised operations before beginning enforcement in late December. MSHA will provide training and compliance assistance to participants and member […]

IMAA News

IMAA Hiring Program Services Coordinator



IMAA seeking applicants for Program Services Coordinator. Notice to the IMAA Membership: IMAA is currently accepting applications for the Program Services Coordinator position. Current Program Services Coordinator, Ron Bucci, will be retiring from this position at the end of the year. However, Ron will still be actively involved in IMAA’s Safety Training Program. Please see […]

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IMAA Hosts a Conversation with MSHA’s David Zatezalo



On July 9th, IMAA hosted representatives from MSHA including Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo, Senior Advisor Ed Elliot, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations Pat Silvey, District Manager Ron Burns, and Mooresville Field Office Manager Donnie Lewis. The morning consisted of a breakfast meet and greet with IMAA members and the MSHA representatives, as well as a […]