Mine Safety and Health Materials

MSHA offers a variety of materials to assist trainers and mine operators in promoting a safe and healthy environment at U.S. mines. Use the search column or scroll through the most recent listings below to find materials for safety talks and trainings at your mine.

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  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 5/10/2019

    Facility – Cement – On May 7, 2019, a miner suffered burns to his body when superheated gases carrying hot, fine, alkaline particles were forcefully expelled through an open proces

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 2/27/2019

    Surface - Gold – On 10/22/2018, a contract employee fell 20 feet during the installation of a building roof at the mine.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 10/5/2018

    Sand and Gravel – On September 19, 2018, two miners were injured when a building partially collapsed during construction.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 9/27/2018

    Equipment Alert: - Manufacturer Notice – Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats – Added 9/25/2018

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 9/26/2018

    Surface Crushed & Broken Granite – On August 9, 2018, a miner was injured when the pan scraper he was operating stalled, travelled through a berm and rolled over a bench.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 8/30/2018

    Surface – Limestone –  On July 9, 2018, a miner was injured when the belt conveyor he was standing on unexpectedly moved.  The miner was standing on the conveyor to repair the crus

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 8/15/2018

    Surface - Gold – On 6/19/2018, a miner was seriously injured while making repairs on a rotating screen plant.  A chain used to lift a thrust bearing failed and struck the miner in

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 8/9/2018

    Surface – Copper  On June 15, 2018, a miner fell from a man basket while exiting an electric shovel.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 8/3/2018

    Surface – Lead-Zinc  On April 11, 2018, a miner received serious injuries when he was struck by a piece of metal floor grating.  A construction supervisor stepped on a sec

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 7/19/2018

    Plant – Cement  –  On July 2, 2018, a miner in the process of dumping the contents in the vaccum truck was seriously injured when he tripped while chasing the vacuum truck that began to roll away.

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