Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, on Robert E. Barrett, of Pennsylvania, to be Administrator of the Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration (new Position), December 9, 1975
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Government publications - 22 pages
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Page 4 - States, to the greatest extent practicable, in carrying out the provisions of this Act. (b) Nothing In this Act or in any State regulations approved pursuant to it shall be construed to conflict with any of the following Acts or with any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder : (1) the Federal Metal and Nonmetallic Mine Safety Act (80 Stat.
Page 4 - Conducts programs to control health hazards and reduce fatalities and injuries in the mineral industries through inspection, investigation, and enforcement; assessment of penalties for violations; technical support; and education, training, and safety motivation.
Page 15 - Congress in evaluating what there is to bo done against the recommendations which may subsequently be made for doing it. Now I cannot say to you that the next budget to come before the Congress will have this program fully implemented. I don't know whether it will or not. All I can say is that so far as I am concerned, I am going to try to see that it is substantially implemented.
Page 10 - ... between the United Mine Workers of America and the Bituminous Coal Operators
Page 1 - ... for weighing and analyzing the samples has been set up. Close liaison has been maintained with mine operators, union representatives, equipment manufacturers, mining associations, and other interested persons to assure that they are as fully informed as possible concerning the provisions of both the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act and the Metal and Nonmetallic Mine Safety Act. Educational programs have been started to develop the required personnel competent to carry out the many technical requirements...
Page 11 - ... you our current activities and accomplishments. I have a great commitment to the health and safety of the miner. I have developed a deep personal involvement. I feel that I know first-hand the miners' needs and their problems and have pledged my efforts and the resources that this committee approves toward helping our Nation's miners realize the safest, most healthful environment possible. Workers, operators and government must unite to meet our increased demand for energy and minerals while...
Page 11 - ... safety of the miner. I have developed a deep personal involvement. I feel that I know first-hand the miners' needs and their problems and have pledged my efforts and the resources that this committee approves toward helping our Nation's miners realize the safest, most healthful environment possible. Workers, operators and government must unite to meet our increased demand for energy and minerals while at the same time decreasing the hazards to the mine worker's health and safety. More important,...