Mine Safety

Witnesses testified about working conditions and mine safety at coal mines. They focused on several recent mine accidents and… read more

Witnesses testified about working conditions and mine safety at coal mines. They focused on several recent mine accidents and incidents, including a deadly accident following and explosion at the Sago mine in West Virginia. They focused on the inherent dangers of mine operations, federal and state regulations of mine safety, and funding for mine safety and occupational health programs. They also talked about the potential use of newer technologies and improving monitoring and rescue operations. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Claire, Ed Associate Solicitor Department of Labor
  • Dye, David Assistant Secretary Department of Labor->Mine Safety and Health Administration
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Mine Safety

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Program ID:
190830-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2006

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  • Jan 23, 2006 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2006 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2006 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2006 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 2006 | 6:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2006 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2006 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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