Practice Specialties - Mining


The Mining Practice Specialty (MPS) offers its members opportunities to network with other professionals in the mining industry who can provide real-world guidance and support for those promoting responsible mining. Today, MPS’s members include coal miners, metal miners, non-metal miners, consultants, suppliers and others in the mining industry worldwide. MPS members often testify before Congress on behalf of the Society.


The Mining Practice Specialty is sponsoring several sessions at Safety 2017. Click here to see the complete list. Be sure to put them on your calendar.

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  • Network via social media, conference calls and annual meetings
  • Connect with top industry professionals
  • Access digital technical publications
  • Request advisory committee guidance and advice
  • Review conference speaking proposals
  • Share or seek knowledge through mentoring services
  • Enhance your resume through volunteer opportunities
  • Publish your knowledge to earn recertification points

Sample Article

Inspector Liability for Flawed Inspections Raises Concerns
Inspectors can be held personally liable if they do not thoroughly investigate hazards and then an accident and injury occur.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Robert Blaylock
Assistant Administrator: Fred "Mick" Lewis
Content Coordinator: Ernest Miranda
Secretary: Tina Stanczewski
Membership Chair: Adele Abrams
Awards & Honors Chair: Jeff Jarvela
Professional Development Chair: Corrie Pitzer
Body of Knowledge Chair: Donald "DJ" Dryer
Website/Social Media Chair: Joey Shibata Garza
Nominations Chair: Elaine Cullen

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