And the Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is the Federal agency charged with the duty and responsibility of overseeing all mining activity in the United States. MSHA derives its authority from the Federal Mine Safety Act of 1977. Since the original enactment of the 1977 law, MSHA’s original authority to regulate the mining industry, which typically included the coal industry, open pit mining of ore bodies, and shaft operations has expanded. MSHA currently regulates any business or entity which engages in the crushing, screening, sizing, or processing of natural rock, sand, and gravel resources.
The primary focus of MSHA is to ensure the Health and Safety of the personnel who work as miners or operators of machinery and equipment at the nation’s mines, quarries, and sand and gravel operations. MSHA concerns itself with issues such as:
The foregoing is a very brief review of some of the important aspects of MSHA compliance requirements and some of what a MSHA inspection could include.
It is important to remember that SAFETY at our site is our preeminent goal, more important than making and selling rock. This is because, if we cannot produce our products in compliance with the safety requirements of our industry, then our ability to produce anything will be in question.
If we are lucky enough to have you as a customer, it is crucial that if and when you visit Ringo Canyon Granite, LLC. that you faithfully follow what is expressed on all signage at our site, and that you comply with any verbal instructions you receive. We all need to cooperate and follow the spirit and intent of what MSHA has set forth so that our site is a safe site and all persons, whether they are on-site personnel or visitors to our site, are not exposed to danger or harm.
Please accept our sincerest thanks for your cooperation.
Respectfully, Ringo Canyon Granite, LLC.