US mining deaths drop to another record

IN 2016, 25 miners died in work-related accidents at the US’s mines – down from 29 in 2015, according to preliminary data released by the US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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Assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health Joe Main.

The figure represents the lowest number of mining deaths ever recorded and only the second year that mining deaths dropped below 30. Approximately 330,000 miners work in more than 13,000 US mines.

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