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Worker Safety: Reduce Miner Injuries

Goal Leaders:

Photo of David Zatezalo David Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
Photo of Tim Watkins Tim Watkins, Administrator, Mine Safety and Health Enforcement
placeholder photo Roslyn Fontaine, Deputy Director, Standards, Regulations and Variances

Goal Statement: By September 30, 2021, reduce the reportable injury rate associated with powered haulage equipment, the primary cause of miners’ injuries, by four percent per year based on a rolling five-year average per 200,000 hours worked.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates