Msha: Fatalities At All-Time Low In 2008
Preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released today show that mine fatalities in 2008 fell to an all-time low recording a 31 percent drop from 2007. Metal/nonmetal mines recorded the lowest level of fatalities in that sector of mining since statistics were first recorded in 1910, and the fatality level in coal mines was the lowest recorded number since 2005.
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2009 11:13
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