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Msha Publishes Mine Safety Data


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration published comprehensive data regarding safety and health records of the nation’s mines

The U.S. Department of Laborís Mine Safety and Health Administration published comprehensive data regarding safety and health records of the nationís mines. These downloadable files are available to the general public through MSHAís website at www.msha.gov/OpenGovernmentData/OGIMSHA.asp
and have been submitted for publication through the federal governmentís www.data.gov portal.

The data sets contain all of the agencyís public data from 2000 to the present regarding mine locations, accidents, injuries, production, violations and inspections. Additionally, these sets contain information about serious violations that publicly traded mining companies must include in their public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Only private, personal information and trade secrets may be excluded.