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Matt Pedersen-Howard is Vice President of Health & Safety for Peabody Energy. In this role, he is responsible for implementing and integrating the National Mining Association’s CORESafety framework with Peabody’s Safety,  A Way of Life Management System to achieve our vision of operating safe workplaces that are incident free.  Other responsibilities include auditing, standardizing and monitoring […]


Dr. Jeffrey Kohler, the undergraduate program chair of mining engineering at Penn State University, discusses the public’s misconceptions of mining and his view of CORESafety as “the biggest game changer in my career” and fully expects it to result in unprecedented levels of safety improvement throughout the industry. Read the full interview here.

We will review the key principles of risk management -- a relatively new approach for addressing mining hazards, but one that has already had a long history in other industries and in the mining industry in other countries…