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What does MSHA stand for?

MSHA stands for Mine Safety and Health Administration (US DOL; est. 1978)

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Mine Safety and Health Administration has cited the Upper Big Branch mine more than 100 times for violations, including failing to control methane levels with adequate ventilation.
Since taking office in 2001, the administration has brought in mining industry insiders to stack the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.
Bush appointed a top executive of a mining company, David Lauriski (sounds like risky), to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration, a man who prior to his appointment had proposed a measure allowing coal-dust levels to rise substantially in mines.
Federal court cases include all Supreme Court and appeals court decisions and all district court decisions involving Mine Safety and Health Administration.
partnered with Natural Resources Canada (NRC) and a number of academic institutions and mining industry players, including the Mine Safety and Health Administration and Placer Dome Inc.
Although no excess mortality rate in lung cancer has been observed between miners working in mines with diesel and those without, the Mine Safety and Health Administration is considering regulating levels of diesel exhaust.