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  • MSHA Fact Sheets

    Sadly, coal mining fatalities dramatically increased to 48 in 2010, with the tragedy at the Upper Big Branch Mine claiming 29 lives in addition to the 19 other coal miners killed that year In 2011, 21 coal miners were killed in accidents...

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  • Coal mining deaths are on the rise

    The number of coal mining fatalities was under 20 for the fourth straight year after reaching exactly 20 in 2011, 2012 and 2013 By comparison, in 1966, the mining industry counted 233 deaths A ....

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  • The world's worst coal mining disasters

    The Courrieres mine disaster in France, with a total death toll of 1,099, is the second deadliest coal mining disaster in history The coal mining catastrophe occurred on 10 March 1906 due to a massive explosion sparked by an underground fire in one of the pits of the Courrieres Colliery...

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  • Fatalities in West ia Coal Mines 1883

    Index of Fatalities in West ia Coal Mines 1883-1925 , FATALITIES IN WEST IA COAL MINES 1883-1925 REPORTS OF MINE INSPECTORS, printed in Charleston, West ia, were begun in 1883 , Not so surprisingly, more mining accidents happened on Monday than on other days of the week Those statistics, and ,...

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  • How to Research UK Coal Mining Ancestors

    National Coal Mining Museum for England Trust Ltd Online collections of the National Coal Mining Museum include photographs and descriptions of coal mining related items, letters, accidents,...

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  • Mining Links

    Database of UK Mining Deaths & Disasters The Public Record Office - Sources for the History of Mines and Quarri National Coal Mining Museum of England...

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  • Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900

    About Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900-1954 The Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company (LCNC) was formed in 1820 by a merger of the Lehigh Coal Company and the Lehigh Navigation Company Both had been founded in 1818 by Josiah White, Erskine Hazard, and ,...

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  • FATAL ACCIDENTS

    FATAL ACCIDENTS REPORT OF FATAL ACCIDENT Name of Victim: Raymond E Overly , 3 Mine, SMP #54920103, Harriman Coal Corporation, Schuylkill Copunty The victim was a Mechanics Helper/Truck Driver with less , 19 years mining experience Death was attributed to asphyxiation due to mechanical compression of the neck and trunk...

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  • Coal mining

    Coal mining deaths in the US nearly doubled last year, after a record low in 2016, according to data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration There were 15 people killed in coal mining ....

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  • PA State Archives

    Links to PDF versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation on mining accidents for the commonwealth's anthracite and bituminous coal districts, are listed above...

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  • Coal mining disasters

    Coal Mining Accidents Coal mining accidents can occur in the process of mining coal, and have a variety of causes, including leaks of poisonous gases such as hydrogen sulphide or explosive natural gases especially firedamp or methane, coal dust dust explosions, collapsing of mine stopes, mining-induced seismicity, flooding, or ,...

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  • The dangers of mining around the world

    Before that disaster, deaths caused by mining in the US had fallen to its lowest ever figure Fatalities in the coal mining industry in the US had been declining since 2006, dropping steadily from ....

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  • 15 Insane mining accidents

    Open-pit coal mine fire in Gippsland Using this open-pit coal mine was the only way the fire fighters had to stop a huge fire in the large rural region of Victoria, in Australia 10...

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  • Analysis Of National Coal

    The risk for coal-mining accidents in China is one of the highest in the world According to a 2003 government report, the coal miners' death rate per one million population was about 37 times that of America's coal-mining death rate 1, 2 However, to date there has been no epidemiologic analysis of nationwide coal-mining accidents reported in the ,...

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  • Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1869

    Home Mining Accidents Indexes Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1869 - 1916 Reference URL Share Comment Save to favorit To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to ....

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  • Coal Mining Deaths

    Coal Mining Deaths Continued Some of the accidents I was reading about made me shudder if you have read some of the events on my disaster page and if you followed the links to other web sites you will be familiar with many of the heartbreaking events that have occurred in the history of coal mining...

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  • US Coal Mine Deaths Rise After Record

    Jan 03, 2018· US coal mines recorded 15 workplace deaths in 2017 only a year after they hit a record low, according to Mine Safety and Health Administration data released on Tuesday In 2016, just nine deaths ....

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  • Coal Mining Fatality Statistics: 1900

    Mine Safety and Health Administration - MSHA - Protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978 Coal Fatalities for 1900 Through 2017 Please Note: Office workers included starting in 1973 Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities; 1900 1901...

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