Archive for October, 2019

Electrical accidents are one of the leading causes of mining fatalities and yet many workers fail to realize the dangers they pose on the job. In August and September 2019 alone, there were three fatalities caused by electrical accidents according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).  Coal mining has higher electrical injury rates than non-coal […]

Dangers of Hearing Loss in Mining And What You Can Do Welcome to the October edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Nearly 1 out of 4 mining workers experience job-related hearing loss, according to a recent study released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Researchers analyzed 1.9 million U.S. […]

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