US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Full Committee Hearing - Putting Safety First: Strengthening Enforcement and Creating a Culture of Compliance at Mines and Other Dangerous Workplaces


Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions


Tuesday, April 27 2010, 2:00 PM


430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Panel I

  • Joe Main , Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, Washington, DC

Panel II

  • Cecil Roberts , President, United Mine Workers, Triangle, VA
  • Jeff Harris , Mine Worker, Farley, WV
  • Wes Addington , Deputy Director, Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, Whitesburg, KY
  • Bruce Watzman , Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, National Mining Association, Washington, DC

Panel III

  • David Michaels , Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC

Panel IV

  • Peg Seminario , Director of Safety and Health, AFL-CIO, Bethesda, MD
  • Holly Shaw , Philadelphia, PA
  • Dr. Michael Brandt , Board President (2010-2011), American Industrial Hygiene Association, Los Alamos, NM
  • Kelli Heflin , Coordinator of Regulatory Compliance and Safety Manager, Scott’s Liquid Gold, Denver, CO