MSHA Head Discusses Mine Safety Priorities During WVU Lecture

Sep 24, 2018

Credit West Virginia Public Broadcasting

President Donald Trump’s top mine safety regulator used a recent lecture at West Virginia University to lay out his priorities for the agency charged with keeping miners safe. 

David Zatezalo, a West Virginia native and former mine executive, focused on how the Mine Safety and Health Administration could use technology to reduce mining fatalities and injuries. But as Brittany Patterson reports, he offered few remedies for the shocking increase in black lung disease.

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