Electrical Safety Alert

2023-02-14T08:53:03-05:00February 14th, 2023|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

Always Stay Out of the Line of (Electrical) Fire Three Miners Electrocuted in Ten Days On January 27, 2023, two truck drivers were electrocuted after an overhead power line came

February M/NM Mining Disasters

2023-02-02T12:44:16-05:00February 2nd, 2023|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

  M-NM-By-Specific-Month-Qry DATE MONTH STATE LOCATION MINE NAME MINE TYPE DISASTER TYPE FATALITIES 2/13/1874 2 MI Phoenix, MI Phoenix Copper Explosion 6 2/16/1881 2 MT Belmont, MT Belmont Copper Fire

February Coal Mine Disasters

2023-02-02T12:41:44-05:00February 2nd, 2023|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

  By-Specific-Month-Qry Date State Type Mine Name Location Killed 2/19/1847 PA Explosion Spencer Pottsville, PA 7 2/10/1881 OH Explosion Robbins Robbins, OH 6 2/3/1882 VA Explosion Midlothian Coalfield, VA 32

January Mine Disasters/Rescues

2022-12-29T08:59:20-05:00December 29th, 2022|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

Successful Mine Rescues in January 1846 — Following a massive roof fall in the Delaware-Hudson Mine, John Hosey clambered his way through the damaged mine and managed to get out

Bagged Stone Dust Flame Barriers

2022-11-03T10:57:49-04:00November 3rd, 2022|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

Click here for the full report. Bagged stonedust barriers Contents Bagged stonedust barriers 2 Specification for a bagged stonedust barrier to the extension of flame 2 Types of barrier 4

November Mine Disasters/Rescues

2022-11-02T11:35:17-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

Successful Mine Rescues in November 1907 — A cave-in deep inside the Draper Mine at Gilberton, Pennsylvania, followed by a inrush of culm and water from the surface trapped Michael

November Coal Mine Disasters

2022-11-02T11:20:09-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Cornett's Corner, MSHA|

Did you know? The month of November has accounted for 80 mine disasters in which 1,660 miners were killed; 9 successful rescues (longest - 8 days); and the death of

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