This site is dedicated to achieving highly effective safety programs. Its core function is to provide a forum where safety professionals can share and discuss current MSHA actions.


  • To keep members aware of the latest MSHA actions.
  • To provide the safest workplace possible through cost effective compliance.
Click here to learn more


This site is free and open for all to visit, however we restrict submissions to members of supporting associations listed in the masthead. All comments will be monitored for content. We encourage members to submit citations of high interest. Those might include unusual and challenging citations to citations which might indicate a new MSHA initiative. Citations that assess high penalties as well as citations for conditions not cited before would also be of interest.


Part/Section of Title 30 CFR: 56.17001 Date: 01/29/2015 Negligence: Low District: SE

Condition or Practice:
Illumination was not sufficient in the truck silo elevator and the clinker silo elevator each elevator had only one light functioning. If the one light went out the elevator operator would not have the safe working illuminations conditions required to see what controls to operate or use emergency equipment if...

Action to Terminate:
none given

Part/Section of Title 30 CFR: 56.12007 Date: 01/09/2015 Negligence: Moderate District: NC

Condition or Practice:
The extension cord plugged into the receptacle junction box showed signs of burns on the female end of the plug indicating it was being unplugged from the mobile equipment heater plug when it was still under load. The Cat 966 loader is usually plugged into the cord overnight and then...

Action to Terminate:
Inspector said mine operator must turn off power to the outlet before plugging in or unplugging the extension cord. This...

More Citations

The following firms help make this site possible


Any comments or opinions shown on this website reflect the views and opinions of the individuals or organization who posted them and do not necessarily reflect the views of any of the parties sponsoring or supporting this website. The sponsors are not responsible for the content of any comment posted on this website.