Mine Safety and Health Administration May 4, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines and Pattern of Violations
Document Number: 2011-10788
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold four public hearings on the Agency's proposed rules for Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines (Examinations of Work Areas) and for Pattern of Violations. Each hearing will cover the major issues raised by commenters in response to the respective proposed rules.
Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors
Document Number: 2011-10780
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is extending the comment period on the proposed rule addressing Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. This extension gives commenters additional time to review and comment on the proposed rule. The proposal was published on October 19, 2010 (75 FR 64412).