FATAL ACCIDENT IN THE MINES

Mining remains a dangerous industry.

A mining company was fined on the 22nd October 2013 following the death of a minor caused by a roof collapsing.

The Health and Safety Executive report is at

http://press.hse.gov.uk/2013/uk-coal-failings-led-to-miners-death/?ebul=hsegen&cr=3/28-oct-13

 

An analysis of the annual statistics for deaths in mining is at http://www.hse.gov.uk/mining/statistics.htm

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