TITLE

SAGO RULING OVERTURNED BY FEDERAL MINE REVIEW COMMISSION

PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Coal Age;Jan2014, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission on the explosion of Sago Mine of mining company Wolf Run Mining Co. The commission discovered that the failure of the mine operator to notify the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) after the explosion involved high negligence. According to assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health Joseph A. Main, the decision reaffirms the significance of mine accidents' immediate reporting.
ACCESSION #
94422473

 

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