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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Prairie State Generating Company’s (PSGC) Lively Grove Mine for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. PSGC joins eight other companies that have had operations independently certified under NMA’s signature safety initiative. “CORESafety brings the industry’s enduring commitment to employee safety to life in a concrete, […]


Here are two important factors in achieving a desired safety and health outcome at your mining operation: How a miner behaves on the job How you maintain a safe work culture To ensure personnel are qualified and on board with your corporate initiatives, your organization should pay close attention during the hiring process. CORESafety’s Module 10 […]

Welcome to the November edition of CORESafety TV — the online video series from the National Mining Association. In this episode, we take a look at Module #10 and examine why resources and planning are integral to safety management within every mining operation. In order to be successful, there has to be close alignment and mutual […]


People are more effectively motivated by positive reinforcement than they are with negative consequences. If you’re a leader who uses positive feedback and rewards when it comes to the safety and health performances of your employees, you’ll be more likely to see better results going forward. CORESafety’s Module 9 explains how to best reinforce and recognize […]

Welcome to the October edition of CORESafety TV — the online video series from the National Mining Association (NMA). People are more effectively motivated by positive reinforcement than with negative consequences. Positive reinforcement works best when leaders respond right away after seeing someone who is doing things right. Informally, a simple word of encouragement such as “good job” or a quick written “thank […]