Strategies to Mitigate MSHA Elevated Enforcement

August 20, 2014
This presentation will provide metal / nonmetal mine operators, in-house counsel, and management and safety personnel with strategies to effectively prepare for and avoid MSHA elevated enforcement, preserve evidence and to mitigate MSHA enforcement actions, including significant and substantial (“S&S”) and high negligence citations, 104(d) unwarrantable failure violations, flagrant assessment violations, 107(a) imminent danger orders, 103 closure orders, and 104(b) failure to abate orders. An update of the law, Commission decisions and issues affecting such actions also will be discussed.