Mine Safety and Health Administration August 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust
Document Number: 2016-20396
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to requests from the public, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period on the Agency's request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. This extension gives stakeholders additional time to evaluate the comments and testimony received thus far and submit information to the Agency.
Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
Document Number: 2016-20395
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to stakeholder requests, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period for Agency's proposed rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. The document also clarifies and seeks additional comments on selected proposed provisions.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2016-19803
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2016-19802
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.