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Hear from Mary “Beth” Nettles, section chief for Mine Safety and Health Administration mission applications, on her career in information technology and what advice she has for women interested in pursuing similar jobs.
National Mine Health and Safety Academy Instructor Michele Santos-Cranford sat down with us to talk about her career and tips for women in the mining industry.
Black lung disease and other lung conditions are increasing among younger coal miners. Learn how we're supporting them and their families.
Forty-five years ago, MSHA was created to help keep America’s miners safe and healthy. We celebrate the progress we have made since 1978 while acknowledging our work is far from done.
Black Americans have had an integral role in shaping our nation’s mining industry since its earliest days — and yet their contributions remain largely unrecognized by mainstream history books.
Following the deaths of three miners, we’re urging all mine workers to follow electrical safety best practices.
Ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we sat down with MSHA Director of Technical Support Melanie Calhoun to learn more about her career path and advice for other women interested in STEM careers.
A look at our major initiatives in 2022 to protect miners' safety and health and a look at what's coming up for 2023.
Drawing on lessons from the Sago and Aracoma mine disasters, the MINER Act helped improve emergency response at mines across the country.
As a third-generation miner, Nicholas Gutierrez understands the unique challenges — and rewards — associated with working in the mining industry.