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Mine honored for accident-free year

...work a total of 600,000 hours last year without a single lost-time accident, according to the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration. David Lauriski, Assistant Secretary of Labor for MSHA, visited Greens Creek Monday to acknowledge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051804/loc_mine.shtml
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Asbestos said to be in local quarry stone

...percent asbestos. But the EPA does not regulate rock quarries. That responsibility is held by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, which may have test results finalized in three to four weeks, said Rorie Watt, the city's chief...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072705/loc_20050727001.shtml
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City: Asbestos amount in rock isn't dangerous

...Quarry workers, regardless of asbestos, should wear respirators when it is dusty," Watt said. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration will provide training for local contractors. The agency also will send an industrial hygienist to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080905/loc_20050809013.shtml
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UAS offers workforce credential in entry-level miner training

...is the first such credential approved anywhere in the university system. The major focuses are on federal Mine Safety and Health Administration training and personal certification, knowledge of basic mining terminology and practices, and use...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-24/uas-offers-workforce-credential-entry-l
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Outside editorial: A mining tragedy

...were the hundreds of safety violations attributed to the coal mine's operator, Massey Energy. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration had cited Massey for more than 1,300 violations at the Upper Big Branch mine since 2005, charges...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041110/opi_604641659.shtml
Opinion
Two workers killed in Rock Creek Mine equipment collapse

...executive, Doug Nicholson, said the cause of the accident is under investigation. Nicholson said the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration was investigating. AMI workers did not work at the site Friday. "Right now we focus on providing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072207/sta_20070722015.shtml
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Feds: Procedures not followed in fatality

...occurred because proper procedures and controls were not followed, according to a report released by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration. Rick Meshew, 49, of Palmer, died Sept. 20 after he got tangled in a conveyor belt while cleaning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031908/reg_259385415.shtml
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