Stories tagged with: Mining

June 27, 2010 - 7:22pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Engaging in activities on mine property have proven to be extremely dangerous.

Statistics indicate over the past 10 years, 300 people have died in recreational accidents on mining properties, and most of those individuals were between the ages of 15 and 25.

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are teaming to prevent these tragedies from occurring. They're promoting...

December 16, 2009 - 6:09pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

An Ohio miner remains at Grant Medical Center in Columbus after an accident at Buckingham Coal Company Monday.

Mine Safety and Health Administration Public Affairs Director, Amy Louviere, says during the miner's shift, a chain of events caused a piece of metal cable to struck him and forced a piece of machinery to hit and pin the miner. Louviere says the miner was stuck and needed assistance from other workers to be released.

He was transported to the hospital for serious...

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