Husch Blackwell Partner Brian Hendrix published an article with Rock Products analyzing why after more than 40 years in operation, MSHA chooses enforcement as its favorite tool. MSHA’s work cycle has always been “inspect, cite, penalize, repeat.” Obviously, MSHA continues to investigate accidents, roll out new regulations, issue guidance, provide compliance assistance, etc., but those

Brian Hendrix recently published an article in the November 25, 2019 edition of Coal Age on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s use of enforcement rather than the other tools at its disposal.  Read “Drugs, MSHA Enforcement, Maslow’s Hammer” here.