Patton Boggs Safety and Health Newsletter March 2012

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    IN THIS ISSUE

    1.  HHS Publishes Diesel Papers, Industry Group Objects
    2.  MSHA, OSHA 2013 Budgets Stress Enforcement
    3.  New Rules Coming from MSHA & OSHA
    4.  Public Health Advocates Press Obama on Silica
    5.  MSHA Unveils Latest Rules to Live By Standards
    6.  Reorganization Consolidates Enforcement at MSHA
    7.  OSHA Plans Small Business Panel on I2P2 Initiative
    8.  Coal Bears Lion’s Share of Impact Inspections
    9.  Main Says Compliance at Mines Improving
    10. OSHA Orders Whistleblowers Reinstated
    11. Roundup of Major OSHA Enforcement Action
    12. Five Companies Get Nearly $900,000 in Cal/OSHA Fines
    13. Board Backs ‘Unclassified Hazards’ Category in HAZCOM Standard
    14. CSB Claims Success in Preventing Propane Accidents
    15. Mississippi Firm Appeals $7.6M Silicosis Verdict
    16. OSHA Files Complaint Against Grocer
    17. Kentucky Coal Operator, Supervisor Face Charges
    18. Instructor Jailed for Lying About Mine Safety Training
    19. Grace Proposes $19.5M Libby Asbestos Settlement
    20. $18M Awarded in Mesothelioma Cases