Part 50 Reports

Mining Industry Accident, Injury, Illness, Employment, and Coal Production Reports

Part 50 of Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulation (30 CFR Part 50) requires mine operators to immediately notify MSHA of accidents, requires operators to investigate accidents, and restricts disturbance of accident related areas. This part also requires operators to file reports with MSHA pertaining to accidents, occupational injuries and occupational illnesses, as well as employment and coal production data.

Data collected via Part 50 is summarized in quarterly and annual reports.
Access Part 50 Reports here

Investigation Reports for Major Mining Accidents

Upper Big Branch Mine-South, Performance Coal Company
Information and resources about the Upper Big Branch Mine-South explosion that occurred on April 5, 2010

Crandal Canyon Mine, Genwal Resources Inc.
Fatal Accident Investigation for the Crandal Canyon Mine accidents that occurred on August 6, 2007 and August 16, 2007

Darby Mine No.1, Kentucky Darby LLC
Fatal Accident Report for the Darby Mine No.1 underground coal mine explosion that occurred on May 20, 2006

Sago Mine, Wolf Run Mining Company
Information, resources, and reports about the Sago Mine explosion that occurred on January 2, 2006