MSHA Issues Mine Fatality Data; Convenes Meeting
- Created: Monday, 16 June 2014 16:32
- Published: Monday, 16 June 2014 16:32
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a summary of U.S. mining deaths that occurred during the first quarter of 2014. From Jan. 1 to March 31, eight miners died in accidents in the U.S. mining industry. Three were killed in coal mining accidents and five in metal and nonmetal mining accidents. The previous quarter was marked by 15 deaths and an increase in the metal and nonmetal sector.