Mine Inspections MSHA is required to inspect each underground mine four times a year and each surface mine twice a year for health and safety compliance. Certain mines with high levels of explosive or toxic gasses are inspected more often. Inspections are also conducted in response to complaints of hazardous conditions.
A mining inspection refers to the visual inspections performed by site safety officers and professional miners during safety checks. Its primary purpose is to identify hazards, risks, and non compliance with required safety standards so the correct control measures can be applied and a safe worksite can be established.
Argonaut Mine Site Inspection Report July 2015 CAD983650011 2 2.0 SITE DESCRIPTION 2.1 Location The Argonaut Mine Site is located in the City of Jackson, Amador County, California, and is one of many gold mines belonging to the Mother Lode Gold Mining District along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
An MSHA Mine ID is required for each mine site and must be issued before any operations may begin at the mine site. 7000 2 : Quarterly Mine Employment and Coal Production Report: Mine operators and independent contractors are required to report employment and production information to MSHA using this form for each quarter of operation and at ...