MSHA Reports Half-Year Fatality Analysis
Created: Tuesday, 03 September 2013 11:07
Published: Tuesday, 03 September 2013 11:07
From Jan. 1, 2013, to June 30, 2013, 18 miners died in accidents in the mining industry, according to MSHA. Nine died in coal mining accidents and nine in metal and nonmetal mining accidents. In both coal and metal and nonmetal mining, one of the miners killed was a contractor.
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Recent MSHA Outreach with Metal/Nonmetal Stakeholders
Created: Friday, 16 August 2013 11:09
Published: Friday, 16 August 2013 11:09
By Joseph A. Main
One of my initiatives when I arrived at MSHA was to get out into the mining community and meet with our stakeholders to share what we are doing at MSHA and discuss how we could improve mine safety and health.
We have attended many stakeholder events across the country since then. Working with our stakeholders, we have undertaken numerous initiatives that have improved MSHA enforcement consistency, mine operator compliance, and mine safety and health. These efforts have, coupled with other actions, been highly successful.
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