Michigan Aggregates Association

Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety Alert

Blasting safety demands the highest level of attention among employees working in metal and nonmetal mining. Since 2010, seven miners have died at mines as a result of flyrock, misfires and toxic fumes. Two miners died in one incident in 2013. All mine operators, independent contractors and miners must follow strict explosives safety procedures to prevent fatalities. Click here to read more…