17 Dec, 2018

OSHA General Duty Clause

By |2018-12-17T09:36:43-07:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OSHA General Duty Clause. You are likely familiar with OSHA and the safety rules it sets forth. And you also likely know that OSHA can enforce those express safety rules in non-complying conditions.  But did you know that OSHA can issue citations for unsafe conditions not specifically listed in its safety rules? The OSHA General [...]

3 Dec, 2018

OSHA and MSHA.

By |2018-12-03T10:23:35-07:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

While OSHA generally governs safety rules for the workplace there is one industry not subject to OSHA safety rules.  That is mining.  Mining safety is governed by the Federal Agency Mine Safety and Health Administration.  MSHA functions much the same way OSHA does but there are several notable exceptions. First, MSHA is required by law [...]