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'Deadly Skyline' Construction deaths keep climbing in New

Jan 30, 2019New York — Construction worker fatalities remain on the rise in New York state while continuing to decline in New York City, according to an annual report released by the advocacy group New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. Deadly Skyline An Annual Report on Construction Fatalities in New York State, released Jan. 30, states that 69 construction workers died

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Daily Fatality Report October 4, 2019 Mine Safety and

Federal enforcement agency responsible for the health and safety of the nation's miners. Daily Fatality Report October 4, 2019 Mine Safety and Health Administration Skip to content

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Mine Safety Agency Reports Failures Before Deadly

The latest federal review of the 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion again blames Massey Energy for the deaths of 29 coal miners and says Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) failures did

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7 dead in south-west China mining accident, East Asia News

Dec 16, 2018The cause of the incident is still under investigation. Deadly mining accidents are common in China, where the industry has a poor safety record, despite efforts to

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2011 April Mine Safety News thecre

The Mine Safety and Health Administration said Bledsoe Coal Corp.'s Abner Branch Rider Mine in Leslie County, Ky., and New West ia Mining Co.'s Apache Mine in McDowell County, W.Va., failed to correct safety problems after being targeted for stricter oversight late last year.

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List of accidents and disasters by death toll Wikipedia

This is a list of accidents and disasters by death toll.It shows the number of fatalities associated with various explosions, structural fires, flood disasters, coal mine disasters, and other notable accidents.

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Mine Safety Officials Release Final Report On Deadly Mine

A report from the Mine Safety and Health Administration concludes that unenforced policies, lack of communication and ineffective traffic rules were contributing factors in last year's double

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Most dangerous jobs in America Coal miner (7) CNNMoney

Apr 08, 2010Most dangerous jobs in America. 7 of 10. Coal mining has gotten safer over the past 30 years, according to United Mine Workers spokesman Phil Smith, but much of the reduction in fatal

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Newmont Faulted For Deadly Nevada Mine Accident

ELKO (AP) Newmont Mining Corp. has been faulted for a deadly June 2007 mine accident in northern Nevada. A report released Thursday by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration concludes

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CDOT launches trucker safety program in response to deadly

Aug 19, 2019Given the deadly accident in April, state officials also are hoping to get the word out that truck drivers won't be cited for using truck ramps and that they shouldn't hesitate to use one if

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End of Daylight Saving Time Can Be Deadly Safety

The end of daylight saving time can leave many feeling fatigued, which can pose safety risks both at home and in the workplace. Some things to keep in mind when switching back to standard time are Fatigue-- Studies suggest that it takes people who work traditional hours several days to fully readjust their sleep schedule after the time change

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Mining Company Was Cited on Day of Deadly Blast CBS

Apr 07, 2010Mining Company Was Cited on Day of Deadly Blast. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday appointed a special team of investigators to look into the blast,

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Pakistan 11 Coal Miners killed in Spate of Deadly

A series of deadly accidents has claimed the lives of 11 coal miners in Pakistan since late March. The tragic deaths of the miners once again demonstrates the dismal state of worker safety in the country. The accidents also highlight the deeply exploitative character of the mining industry, which

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Brazil's deadly dam disaster in Brumadinho was preventable

Jan 29, 2019Brazil's deadly dam disaster may have been preventable. The main objective was to create specific legislation on safety of mining tailings dams. Four

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Philippines halts quarry operations after deadly landslide

Sep 21, 2018He ordered the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), the state regulator for mining and quarrying industries, to conduct the safety assessments specifically in

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List of industrial disasters Wikipedia

This article lists notable industrial disasters, which are disasters caused by industrial companies, either by accident, negligence or incompetence. They are a form of industrial accident where great damage, injury or loss of life are caused.. Other disasters can also be considered industrial disasters, if their causes are rooted in the products or processes of industry.

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Mine Safety Administration Blames Massey for Preventable

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) made it perfectly clear in its 972-page report on the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine that owner Massey Energy was to blame for the "preventable" disaster. Twenty-nine miners died in the explosion

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Vale creates role of safety czar after two deadly dam

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said on Wednesday it had created the new role of executive director for safety and operational excellence, following a dam burst in January that killed hundreds, its second such disaster in three years.

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Exclusive Brazil miner Vale knew deadly dam had

Vale SA, the world's largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in Brazil that collapsed in January and killed at least 165 people had a heightened risk of rupturing, according to an

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Report Safety agency failed to enforce laws at deadly mine

Mar 27, 2012The federal agency charged with ensuring mine safety failed to enforce laws that might have prevented the Upper Big Branch mine explosion that killed 29

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Expert Deadly W.Va. Mining Accident Reminiscent of Past

An expert from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), who draws comparisons between the April 5 Massey Energy mining disaster in West ia and one of the nation's deadliest mining accidents in history, calls for today's mine safety regulations to be re-evaluated.

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Mine Safety Agency Reports Failures Before Deadly Explosion

The latest federal review of the 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion again blames Massey Energy for the deaths of 29 coal miners and says Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) failures did not directly contribute to the blast.

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Massey Energy Mining Safety Device Disabled ABC News

Jul 15, 2010Mining Safety Device Disabled Before Deadly W.Va. Coal Blast, Workers Say the company that owns the mine where April's deadly explosion occurred. Massey confirmed to ABC News

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Mine safety agency steps up efforts after deadly January

Jan 25, 2016The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration will ramp up its enforcement, education and outreach efforts in light of a "troubling" number of coal miner fatalities early in 2016.

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House committee approves bill mine safety bill prompted

A House panel on Wednesday approved sweeping mine and workplace safety reforms prompted by the deadly explosion in April that killed 29 coal miners in West ia.

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Deadly Explosions Raise Questions over Russian Mining Safety

Mar 02, 2016Deadly Explosions Raise Questions over Russian Mining Safety. By Daria Litvinova. March 2, 2016 There are several mines in Vorkuta and the population is

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Accidents Pennsylvania Mines and Mining Library Guides

Sep 18, 2019The Mine Safety and Health Administration maintains list page with annual data by state and by mining sector. Mine Accident Index from the Gerald E. Sherard Collection. A compilation of names of people killed or injured in mines, mostly in the U.S. United States Mine Rescue Association.

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Construction Safety Deadly Serious

Apr 23, 2018In 2016, there were 991 fatal injuries in the U.S. construction industry equating to one in five of all worker deaths in the country. The leading causes of deaths were falls, followed by being hit by an object, electrocution, and getting caught, crushed, or

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Broken-down bus that crashed in China mine was bought

According to mine safety officials, the number of deaths in China's coal mines fell by 13.1 percent last year to 333 — an all-time low. CHRISTOPHER BODEEN.

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Mine Safety Agency Reports Failures Before Deadly

HOWARD BERKES, BYLINE The Mine Safety and Health Administration's internal review team went back 18 months before the blast to try to find out how conditions could get so bad and become so deadly at the mine then owned by Massey Energy.

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