Evaluating the Impact of MSHA's "Pattern of Violations" Final Rule

February 21, 2013
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On January 17, 2013, MSHA announced that it has submitted its Pattern of Violations final rule to the Federal Register for publication. The Pattern of Violations final rule takes effect March 25, 2013. The final rule contains sweeping changes to one of MSHA’s most stringent enforcement weapons.

Dinsmore’s Jason Nutzman and Maxwell Multer, broke down the changes in 30 C.F.R. Part 104, and its impact on mine operators across the nation.