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Stop the Drop Campaign
A dropped object is: “Any object, with the potential to cause death, injury or equipment/environmental damage, that falls from its previous static position under its own weight.”

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District 3 Accident and Injury Prevention Initiative (B&W)
From February 2, 2008 to August 2, 2008, District 3 experienced:
  • 2 fatalities
  • At least 5 other accidents which could have easily been fatalities.
  • 34 accidents which have required the issuance of a 103(k) order.

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District 3 Accident and Injury Prevention Initiative (Color)
From February 2, 2008 to August 2, 2008, District 3 experienced:
  • 2 fatalities
  • At least 5 other accidents which could have easily been fatalities.
  • 34 accidents which have required the issuance of a 103(k) order.

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Keeping Knees Healthy in Restricted Work Spaces
Many challenges are faced by workers in lower-seam (42 inches or less) mines.  The lower-seam heights confine mine workers to their knees as they perform their daily tasks such as installing roof bolts, delivering supplies, repairing belt, or cutting coal.  Miners working in these lower seams often consider kneepads to be their only line of defense against knee injuries.  However, healthy knees do not start and stop with kneepads.

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Let's Talk Shortcuts
Every time you take a “short cut”, you put more than yourself at risk.  When anyone chooses to take a chance and take a shortcut by ignoring safety, they put everyone in the mine at risk!!

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Making Zero Accidents a Reality
Lengthy presentation loaded with charts and statistics probing best practices to achieve zero accidents.

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It's Up To Me
A poem by Don Merrell from the J.R. Simplet Co. explaining the individual's role in safety and accident prevention.

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ZIP - A Solution to the Safety Challenge
ZIP is a process that gives a workplace the genuine opportunity to reach the goal of Zero Incidents.  It is a psychologically-based safety process that moves your people from extrinsically driven safety to intrinsically motivated safety.

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Think of it like an iceberg
Like the hidden portion of an iceberg, hidden costs are a hazard to your profits.  Hidden costs can produce disastrous financial results.
Accident Prevention Videos
Browse our collection of Accident Prevention videos.


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Accident Fact Sheet
Basic information about accidents.

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Moving Equipment Safety Alert
Circa January 1, 2010: Five miners were fatally injured in accidents involving moving face equipment.  Two continuous miner operators were crushed between the rib and the continuous mining machine, two miners were crushed when they were run over by a shuttlecar or ramcar, and a continuous miner operator was crushed between the rib and a shuttle car.

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Overexertion Crossword Puzzle (answer key)
Crossword puzzle answers key on overexertion from the National Safety Council.

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Overexertion Crossword Puzzle (blank)
Crossword puzzle on overexertion from the National Safety Council.

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Seat Belt Save
A mobile equipment accident involving a Caterpillar D10 track bulldozer occurred at a large surface coal mine.

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The Hidden Cost of Accidents
Shows additional factors that make up the cost of an accident.

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Word to the Wise
Here's some sound advice that supervisors can pass on to impress workers with the importance of accident prevention.
Health & Safety Apps for Mobile Devices
Choose from many health and safety applications from the CDC and NIOSH that you can download to your mobile device.
Accident Prevention PowerPoint Presentations
Browse our collection of Accident Prevention PowerPoint Presentations.
PowerPoint Training Games


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