MSHA 2019 Review and 2020 Outlook [37.24]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

   Nicholas Scala, partner and chair, MSHA Practice Group, Conn Maciel Carey LLP

Track: Oil, Gas and Mining
Secondary Track: Regulatory/Legal
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

The federal regulatory landscape is always changing, and mine operators often experience these changes with enforcement by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). This presentation reviews MSHA's 2019 rulemaking and enforcement trends, while looking at what could change in 2020 and beyond for mine operators and independent contractors. The presenter includes a review of key decisions from the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, which affect MSHA enforcement.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify trends in MSHA enforcement to improve compliance at attendee mining operations.
2. Summarize case law that directly impacts the compliance obligations of mine operators.
3. Define and provide mining operators with the knowledge to improve safety, health, and compliance for your workforce.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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