Tags: Safety

US Labor Department awards $ 10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 77 organizations to help high-risk workers, employers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded $ 10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 77 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide…

MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miners ARLINGTON, Va. – Since October 2015, eight fatalities and more than 1,100 nonfatal accidents have occurred in the nation’s coal mines, resulting in restricted duty, missed days at work, and permanent disabilities for the miners who worked there.  While injury rates have been fairly consistent during…

CORRECTION: US Mine Safety and Health Administration announces results of special impact inspections in July 2016 Who: U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration What: The Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today that federal inspectors issued 161 citations during special impact inspections conducted at 11 coal mines and six metal and nonmetal mines in July.…