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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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  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 11/1/2016

    Structural integrity can be taken for granted, but failures can be sudden and unforgiving. Train miners and

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 10/31/2016

    From 1998 through 2015, sixty-one miners died at metal and nonmetal operations during the month of October. That’s an average of more than three fatal accidents each October since 1998.

  • Slide Presentations Posted 10/1/2016

    MNM Fatal Accidents (since 2005) Citation issued for failure to wear a Seat Belt.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 10/1/2016

    Millions of American drivers risk death and dismemberment daily by operating automobiles on highways without using seat belts.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 10/1/2016

    A review of mining fatalities from 2010 to 2015 showed that each year about three miners fatally injured in a mobile equipment accident were not properly wearing their seat belt.

  • Slide Presentations Posted 9/26/2016
  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 9/16/2016

    Surface Crushed and Broken Limestone Quarry - On September 19, 2016, during a period of heavy rainfall, the victim was operating an articulating haul truck to transport overburden

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 9/1/2016

    Working Near Water Hazards

    HAZARD - Working around, over, or near water

    POTENTIAL OUTCOME - Entrapment, drowning

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 8/1/2016

    Drillers are exposed to rotating machinery that can entangle clothing and body parts and result in fatal or seriously disabling injuries.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 7/20/2016

    Cement Plant – Two miners were attempting to repair a crane rail in a storage building while inside a man lift basket. While raising the man lift, the basket snagged on a beam.