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Metal and nonmetal mine fatalities increased in 2014

Jan 06, 2015

Metal and nonmetal mine fatalities increased in 2014

Fatalities at metal and nonmetal mines increased to 24 deaths in 2014, up from 22 in 3013, according to The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The most common causes of mining accidents in 2014 involved powered haulage and machinery; ...

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More Rules to Live By

Apr 01, 2012

MSHA announces the third phase of its ‘Rules to Live By’ initiative. On Jan. 31, 2012, Assistant Secretary Joseph A. Main announced the launch of the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) third phase of its “Rules to Live By” initiatives, ...

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Safety Steps – Safety Statistics

Jun 02, 2011

Safety Steps – Safety Statistics

Making Strides in Safety A decade-long review of MSHA statistics shows that more miners are going home safely. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Enter most aggregate operations throughout the United States and a safety slogan is likely to be one of the first signs ...

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