Mine Safety and Health Administration 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Ventilation Plan and Main Fan Maintenance Record
Document Number: 2022-21232
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Ventilation Plan and Main Fan Maintenance Record.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Hazardous Conditions Complaints
Document Number: 2022-21231
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Hazardous Conditions Complaints.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-21096
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-21095
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-21094
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-19363
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-19361
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-19360
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles
Document Number: 2022-18776
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-18610
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-18618
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; High-Voltage Continuous Mining Machine Standards for Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2022-17997
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for High-Voltage Continuous Mining Machine Standards for Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Certificate of Electrical Training
Document Number: 2022-17906
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Certificate of Electrical Training.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection: Applications For Permits To Fire More than 20 Boreholes and For Use of Non-permissible Blasting Units, Explosives, and Shot-Firing Units; and Posting Notices of Misfires
Document Number: 2022-17908
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Applications For Permits to Fire More than 20 Boreholes and For Use of Non-permissible Blasting Units, Explosives, and Shot-firing Units; and Posting Notices of Misfires.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-17802
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05995
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Pattern of Violations
Document Number: 2022-05994
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Pattern of Violations.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-05997
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mine; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (Pertains to Surface Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2022-05996
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mine; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (pertains to surface coal mines).
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05269
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05268
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04865
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04862
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04861
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-04528
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part
Document Number: 2022-03767
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification of mandatory safety standards. Any mine operator or representative of miners may petition for an alternative method of complying with an existing safety standard. MSHA reviews the content of each submitted petition, assesses the mine in question, and ultimately issues a decision on the petition. This notice includes a list of petitions for modification that were granted after MSHA's review and investigation, between July 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-03776
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summaries of three petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-03686
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of four petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-03188
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Ground Control for Surface Coal Mines and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2022-01451
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Ground Control for Surface Coal Mines and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Main Fan Operation and Inspection (I-A, II-A, III, and V-A mines)
Document Number: 2022-01450
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Main fan operation and inspection (I-A, II-A, III, and V-A mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Training Plans, New Miner Training, Newly-Hired Experienced Miner Training
Document Number: 2022-01127
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Training Plans, New Miner Training, and Newly-hired Experienced Miner Training.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Explosive Materials and Blasting Units (Pertains Only to Underground Metal and Category III Nonmetal Mines Deemed To Be Gassy)
Document Number: 2022-01126
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request helps to ensure that: Requested data can be provided in the desired format; reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized; collection instruments are clearly understood; and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Explosive Materials and Blasting Units (pertains only to underground metal and Category III nonmetal mines deemed to be gassy).
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2022
Document Number: 2022-00144
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-14
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost-of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2022 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.