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We saw an increase in mine fatalities and injuries in the past year, many of which could have been prevented with proper training and attention to tasks. Remember to "Take Time, Save Lives."
Join us this National Miners Day in saluting the hard work of the hundreds of thousands of people who work in America’s mines.
All workers have the right to raise concerns if they believe their rights are being violated in the workplace. Learn how the Labor Department defends the right of workers to speak up.
So far this year, nine miners have been killed and 185 have been injured in accidents involving powered haulage equipment. Join us for a national Stand Down for Safety Day on July 20 to help save lives and prevent injuries.