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Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts and
Fatal Investigation Reports

MSHA investigates each mining-related fatality to determine root cause(s) and contributing factors. The agency prepares and distributes a variety of documents to alert the mining community and prevent similar occurrences. The documents include:

MSHA also maintains statistics on mining-related fatalities dating back to 1900.





Coal Mine Fatalities Last Updated: 1/31/2018

Metal/Nonmetal Mine Fatalities Last Updated: 1/31/2018

  Metal/Nonmetal Monitor (Files are PDF) Last Updated: 1/7/2016

Previous Years (The MNM Monitor is not being maintained as of 1/7/2016)

Fatality Statistics Single Source Page Updated Daily