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On National Miners Day, America honors the 325,000 men and women who work in nearly 13,000 surface and underground mines across the United States.
Accidents involving powered haulage account for a large share of mining fatalities. MSHA is seeking information on technological improvements for powered haulage equipment that can help prevent these kinds of accidents.
National Miners Day is a day to recognize and appreciate the nearly 300,000 men and women who work in America’s mines.
Photo credit: IMRC 2016
As an 11-year veteran of the Mine Safety and Health Administration and a member of MSHA’s Mine Emergency Unit since 2007, I have responded to a number of mine fires and explosio