Tag: mining accidents

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How operations can prioritize highwall safety

April 4, 2023By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration says highwalls have been a source of multiple mining accidents over the last decade. Find out how miners can stay safe around them.

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Three of the 16 fatalities the Mine Safety & Health Administration recorded through the end of July were classified as powered haulage. Photo: P&Q Staff

Seeking out solutions on mine safety

August 30, 2022By

At the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable, Ogletree Deakins’ Margo Lopez discussed possible factors in recent mining fatalities.

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Summer accident surge alarming to MSHA

September 8, 2021By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that six fatal accidents occurred between July 21 and Aug. 11. The agency responded with a number of best safety practices producers should follow.

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Mine rescue emerges at forefront of MSHA agenda

Mine rescue emerges at forefront of MSHA agenda

November 16, 2015By

Mine rescue enhancement was among the items at the top of Joe Main’s to-do list when he took […]

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Main addresses mining fatalities in wake of incidents

August 5, 2015By

Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), addressed the mining industry […]

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MSHA report offers details of year’s mining deaths

July 23, 2015By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a midyear report noting that 18 miners died in the […]

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MSHA publishes latest stats on fatal accidents

April 30, 2015By

Ten mining deaths occurred during the first quarter of 2015, the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports. […]

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