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Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1969 FMSHA

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act, originally passed in 1969, and its amendments provide no-fault coverage for employees injured while working the coal mines located in the United States.

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A key component of the law is Title IV, which deals with black lung disease.

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The Black Lung Benefits Act of 1973, Title IV of the Federal Mine Health and Safety Act (FMHSA) of...