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Mining deaths hit historic lows in 2015

Jan 18, 2016

Mining deaths hit historic lows in 2015

Fewer the 30 miners died in 2015 from work-related accidents for the first time in recorded history. According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, there were just 28 mining deaths across coal and metal/non-metal mining. That's down from 45 in ...

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MSHA reminds miners about dozer safety after serious accident at gravel mine

Jan 05, 2016

MSHA reminds miners about dozer safety after serious accident at gravel mine

A miner was put in a dangerous situation recently at a surface sand and gravel mine when he lost control of the dozer he was operating. According to MSHA, the miner was ripping and pushing material at the mine with the heavy ...

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Miner suspended upside down pulled to safety by his pant legs

Nov 23, 2015

Miner suspended upside down pulled to safety by his pant legs

A driller at a surface crushed limestone mine can thank his pants for being pulled to safety recently after he found himself suspended upside down on a highway.  According to MSHA, the driller was working at the mine when he lost control ...

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MSHA releases summary of mining deaths in third quarter preliminary fatality data

Oct 26, 2015

MSHA releases summary of mining deaths in third quarter preliminary fatality data

Metal and nonmetal miners made up five of the seven mining deaths in the third quarter of 2015, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration's summary of mining deaths from July 1 through Sept. 30. There have been eight fewer ...

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The NSSGA is holding a webinar to discuss what to do during an emergency on the job

Aug 27, 2015

The NSSGA is holding a webinar to discuss what to do during an emergency on the job

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association will hold an webinar on Oct. 29 to discuss what to do after you've called 911 when a mine accident occurs. Mine operators across the country mostly already know exactly what to do when there's ...

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MSHA is stepping up its enforcement following three fatal accidents in one day

Aug 10, 2015

MSHA is stepping up its enforcement following three fatal accidents in one day

August 3 was a deadly day for mining across America as three miners died in completely unrelated accidents in three different states. In the wake of the deaths, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has decided up the enforcement and ...

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MSHA Takes Control

Feb 01, 2014

MSHA Takes Control

Agency expands its use of Section 103(k) orders as the Commission broadens the definition of accident.   By Kristin R.B. White, Contributing Editor   Section 103(k) of the Federal Mine Safety & Health Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq., (the Mine ...

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