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Fatal U.S. Mining Accidents Dropped in 2019

There were 24 mining fatalities in the United States in 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported.

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MSHA Reports 22nd Fatality of 2019

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that a contract maintenance mechanic was performing elevator maintenance when the car descended, crushing the mechanic against an elevator platform. The person died at the scene on Dec. 3.

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Dec. 6: National Miners Day

On National Miners Day, America honored the 325,000 men and women who work in nearly 13,000 surface and underground mines across the United States.

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Cemex USA Safety Week Highlights ‘Safety Through Leadership’

Cemex USA kicked-off the new year by hosting its annual company-wide Safety Week 2020, an initiative solely focused on one of its core values, Health & Safety. This year’s theme, “Safety Through Leadership,” empowers supervisors and others in leadership roles to actively lead their teams to success by utilizing the tools provided by Cemex to nourish a strong and supportive safety culture.

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Comprehensive Safety Programs Combine Training and Technology

Worksite and worker safety impacts every part of every operation. Your organization’s approach to safety directly impacts your reputation and culture, your ability to recruit and retain workers, and relationships with your customers and community. Safety has value.

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