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 5/26/2016

    A loader operator was filling a bin when the loader’s bucket hit the upper body of a miner who entered the area unannounced.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 5/19/2016

    On May 4, 2016, a triaxle dump truck overturned at a crushed stone operation. The delivery truck was hauling and dumping material onsite at a designated waste dump.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 5/11/2016

    Phosphate/Surface – A miner operating a loaded articulated, haul truck drove through a berm and rolled the truck down the face of the dam.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 5/4/2016

    Surface Area of Underground Salt Mine – The bottom cone section of a 750 ton bin broke loose and fell onto the conveyors below, spilling about 350 tons of salt on the ground.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 5/1/2016

    Miners working in warehouses are exposed to hazards that can result in traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal disorders or illnesses from exposure to harmful chemicals.

  • Safety / Health Alerts Posted 5/1/2016

    Miners working in warehouses are exposed to hazards that can result in traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal disorders or illnesses from exposure to harmful chemicals.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 4/27/2016

    Surface Dimension Stone - A miner was operating a crawler hydraulic blast hole drill and the miner’s loose-fitting sweatshirt was caught in the drill steel.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 4/20/2016

    Cement Plant – Three miners were on the plant roof attempting to clean the roof vent buildup. They were tied off when the roof slowly collapsed.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 4/13/2016

    Surface Dredge - A miner was preparing to move the floatation platform.

  • Close Call / Serious Accident Posted 4/7/2016

    Surface Limestone – A miner was in the basket of a raised man lift working near a stacker conveyor belt when his right arm became entangled in the head pulley.

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