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MSHA concerned about lone miners


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 7:53pm

Five miners lost their lives while working alone at mines in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration to launch a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers miners may face when working in isolation.

There were eight mining fatalities in the U.S. during the first three months of this year, five of which...

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