Specifications for Medical Examinations of Coal Miners

October 2014
NIOSH Docket Number 276, CDC-2014-0011

With this action, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in accordance with a final rule recently published by the Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), is amending its regulations to establish standards for the approval of facilities that conduct spirometry examinations and to require that all coal mine operators submit a plan for the provision of spirometry and X-ray examinations to all surface and underground coal miners.

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Page last reviewed: October 14, 2014