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Part 75 Exam Rule Calculator
It’s a tool to calculate a mine’s violation rate for nine key health and safety standards for underground coal mines.  These nine standards were identified in MSHA’s Part 75 Exam Rule implemented in 2012 requiring examinations and record keeping by mine operators.

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Draft - Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
Proposed rules in response to the Massey Upper Big Branch disaster which claimed 29 lives.

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Pennsylvania Bituminous Underground Coal Mining Laws
Update of PA Bituminous Mining Laws effective January 3, 2009.  NOTE: For full-page printing, adjust the print setup.

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Utah Mine Foreman Test Preparation Study Guide
This guide was developed by the Utah Labor Commission.  The CFR References throughout this guide are current as of 2014.

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The UK Mines Regulations 2014
The Mine Regulations 2014 came into force on April 6, 2015, and replaced all previous mine-specific health and safety legislation.  This guide is particularly relevant to mine operators but can also be useful to others within the mining industry.  This publication provides practical advice and guidance on what you have to do to comply with the Mines Regulations 2014.  It also directs the reader to other general health and safety regulations that apply at mines and gives additional guidance where appropriate.
Coal Mine Health and Safety Act Signed External Link
On December 30, 1969, President Richard Nixon signed into law the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act.  Since the Monongah mine disaster External Link in Marion County more than 60 years earlier, Congress had been passing laws to address coal mine safety.  However, most were filled with loopholes or lacked funding for enforcement.  See moreExternal Link

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Virginia First Class Mine Foreman Study Guide
This guide was developed by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy.

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West Virginia Underground Coal Mine Laws
Self explanatory.

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Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act
Self Explanatory.

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PA Senate Bill 949 of 2008
Framework for the current underground mining laws in Pennsylvania.
Mine Law Quizzes and Testing Resources
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