Mine Safety http://wuky.org en MSHA Says 2012 Safest Year On Record In U-S Mines http://wuky.org/post/msha-says-2012-safest-year-record-u-s-mines <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Federal mining regulators say 2012 had the lowest injury and fatality rates on record.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Mine Safety and Health Administration says the number of U.S. mines fell by about 120 last year, but the number of miners working was actually up by about 6,500.</span></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">In all, MSHA says 35 miners died on the job in 2012, tying the record low set in 2009.</span></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 21:54:06 +0000 Associated Press 29772 at http://wuky.org MSHA Says 2012 Safest Year On Record In U-S Mines