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Worker Safety: Reduce Miner Injuries

Goal Leaders:

Photo of David Zatezalo David Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Photo of Tim Watkins Tim Watkins, Acting Administrator, Coal Safety and Health
placeholder photo 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.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates