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Worker Safety: Reduce Miner Injuries

Goal Leaders: David Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Kevin Stricklin, Acting Administrator, Metal/Nonmetal Safety and Health

Tim Watkins, Acting Administrator, Coal Safety and Health

Deputy Goal Leader: Sheila McConnell, Director, Standards, Regulations and Variances

Goal Statement: By September 30, 2019, reduce the reportable injury rate associated with powered haulage equipment, the primary cause of miners’ injuries, by 10 percent per year based on a rolling 5-year average per 200,000 hours worked.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.