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MSHA Job Safety Tips


The Pennsylvania anthracite industry saw 1995 as its worst year of the last decade for fatal injuries and accidents.

From 19931995, four miners died while installing either roof or rib supports. Two of the miners were working inby support, a deadly practice nationwide.

Additionally, two miners were injured and only a save by the canopy on a continuous miner prevented another fatality.

To prevent yourself from becoming the next statistic:
U.S. Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration