Preliminary fatality report for the 1st Quarter of 2015
Today we are providing mining industry stakeholders with a summary of U.S. mining deaths that occurred during the first quarter of 2015. During that time, four miners were killed in coal mining accidents and six were killed in metal and nonmetal mining accidents.
May 28 is Workers Memorial Day, set aside to remember all those who lost their lives, were injured or became ill from their jobs. At MSHA, our mission is to protect the health and safety of America's miners, and we work hard at that every day.