The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
Mine Safety Commission Rejects Lessened Penalties Set by Judge in Two Cases, but Upholds Reduction in a Third. Saying the judge got it wrong, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission has overturned an administrative law judge’s (ALJ) sharp reduction in fines for two MSHA violations, but left standing the judge’s reduction ordered in a third.
OSHA Sets Record for Whistleblower Investigations. A milestone has been reached in federal whistleblower cases: OSHA has investigated more than 3,000 cases in a fiscal year for the first time ever.
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