January 03, 2017

Newly released MSHA data indicate that mining deaths fell to new lows in FY 2016

From the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on Nov. 17, 2016:

Who: U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration

What: MSHA today completed its bi-annual update of its “Data at a Glance,” which shows an all-time low in the number of deaths caused by mine-related injuries for Fiscal Year 2016, and that fatality and injury rates for this period represent the lowest rates ever recorded. It also shows that Calendar Year 2015 was the safest in U.S. mining history. ... more

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