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The MSHA Digital Library features materials related to the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s mission of ensuring the health and safety of the nation’s miners

 

The MSHA Digital Library features materials related to the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s mission of ensuring the health and safety of the nation’s miners. These collections include historical and modern mining photographs, research materials, videos, and mine fatality reports for both Coal and Metal/Nonmetal dating back to the 1840s.

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This MSHA Digital Library mine fatality report collection includes full text reports of over 30,000 Agency investigations of Coal and Metal/Nonmetal mining fatalities dating back to 1840
This MSHA Digital Library mine fatality report collection includes full text reports of over 30,000 Agency investigations of Coal and Metal/Nonmetal mining fatalities dating back to 1840. These investigation reports may include photographs, newspaper accounts and other materials.
The MSHA Digital Library Research Materials collection includes full text documents produced by the Bureau of Mines, MESA, and MSHA since 1910
The MSHA Digital Library Research Materials collection includes full text documents produced by the Bureau of Mines, MESA, and MSHA since 1910. This collection includes both training materials and research materials related to mine safety and health. This collection will be updated regularly.
The MSHA Digital Library photograph collection includes thousands of historical and current mining photographs from the collections of the Bureau of Mines, MESA and MSHA
The MSHA Digital Library photograph collection includes thousands of historical and current mining photographs from the collections of the Bureau of Mines, MESA and MSHA. These photographs cover a wide range of topics connected to mining, including underground, community, mine rescue, and historical scenes. New images are added to the collection on a regular basis.
The MSHA Digital Library Video photograph collection includes thousands of examples of historical and current mining footage from the collections of the Bureau of Mines, MESA and MSHA.
The MSHA Digital Library Video photograph collection includes thousands of examples of historical and current mining footage from the collections of the Bureau of Mines, MESA and MSHA. These videos cover a wide range of topics connected to mining, including underground, community, mine rescue, and historical scenes. Additions are made to this collection on a regular basis.