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 Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Time: 02:00 PM Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Witnesses

Panel I

  1. Joe Main
    Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
    Washington
    DC

Panel II

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

Panel III

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

Panel IV

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

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Chairman Harkin Sen. Enzi and Sen. Harkin Sen. Harkin with Congressman Rahall Sen. Isakson Sen. Rockefeller Sen. Murray Sen. Franken Sen. Brown The Hon. Joe Main Cecil Roberts Jeff Harris Wes Addington Bruce Watzman The Hon. David Michaels Peg Seminario Holly Shaw Michael Brandt Kelli Heflin