The mining industry is unique in the breadth of resources collected, the extraction processes, and the regulatory and safety and health challenges that operators face. Conn Maciel Carey’s national MSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group focuses its attention and energy to best serve the mining industry by navigating the ever-evolving area of MSHA law and maintaining a deep, real-time understanding of the issues impacting companies residing within the industry.
The practice group provides services to the mining industry through all phases of compliance and litigation with MSHA. Our attorneys advocate for clients throughout agency rule making, manage and represent operators during all types and aspects of MSHA investigations, and counsel operators on MSHA enforcement directives and potential areas of exposure for non-compliance. Our team understands the industry and the full range of safety matters our clients face, whether surface or underground. Our attorneys’ breadth of experience spans both private practice and government positions, offering our clients unique counsel and insight.
Our team proactively works with clients to anticipate and prepare for enforcement initiatives and trends, and are ready to defend operators in the event of worst case events such as special investigations and fatalities.