CORESafety TV (February  2020): New Partnership Focuses on Protecting Miners’ Health from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica Welcome to the February edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. On February 5, 2020, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) met […]

Reinforced Safety Messages Are Making A Measurable Difference in Mining Operations Welcome to the January edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. It appears safety messages that are being communicated through Safety and Health Management Systems like CORESafety may really be getting through to American miners. When any […]

An Interview with Maryann D’Alessandro and Bob Stein, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory January 15, 2020 was the 100-year anniversary of the first time an air respirator was ever approved for use by the U.S. Bureau of Mines. Since then, there have been many significant strides made in the development of new escape respirators, as […]

Welcome to the December edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. In 1919, the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) launched the first Respirator Certification Program. Just a few months later, on January 15, 1920, the USBM actually certified the first air respirator. In recognition of the 100-year anniversary […]

Six of the 20 American mining companies that received NMA’s Sentinels of Safety Awards last week are currently implementing CORESafety in their operations.  Of those, four of the six have been independently certified as having successfully completed all 20 of CORESafety’s modules. The full roster of Sentinels of Safety honorees was comprised of six coal mines and 14 […]

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