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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 Kevin Stricklin Kevin Stricklin, Acting Administrator, Metal/Nonmetal Safety and Health
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 Plan & Progress Update: