The Time Trap - Coal Age Magazine

    1 May 2009

    As you know by now, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has changed the way in which it conferences citations. MSHA still wants you to tell them if you want an informal conference within 10 days after you receive the citation in question, however, MSHA has decided that it will not hold the informal conference until after 1) the penalty has been proposed and 2) you have filed a timely formal contest of the penalty by checking the boxes on the Proposed Assessment form and returned the form to MSHA.

     

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    Reprinted with permission from Coal Age Magazine