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MSHA unveils COVID guidance for mines

Lays out recommendation to prevent the spread of coronavirus North of 60 Mining News – March 12, 2021

 

Last updated 4/1/2021 at 4:08pm

MSHA COVID-19 coronavirus Mine Safety and Health Administration guidance

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MSHA's new COVID-19 guidance includes measures to ensure infected miners are not working, physical distancing protocols, and the use of masks or cloth face coverings.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has published new and much stronger COVID-19 guidance aimed at assisting mine operators to implement more effective coronavirus protection programs and better identify risks that could lead to exposure.

"The pandemic has cost too many Americans their lives or their well-being. Together, employers and workers have vital roles...



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