Underground coal mining disasters and fatalities--United States, 1900-2006.

@article{2009UndergroundCM,
  title={Underground coal mining disasters and fatalities--United States, 1900-2006.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2009},
  volume={57 51},
  pages={1379-83}
}
  • Published 2009 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
During a 5-month period in 2006, three underground coal mining incidents in the United States resulted in the deaths of 19 miners. All three incidents received nationwide attention, particularly the Sago Mine disaster, which occurred on January 2 and resulted in the deaths of 12 miners. The other two incidents, which occurred at the Alma No. 1 Mine on January 19 and the Darby No. 1 Mine on May 20, resulted in the deaths of two miners and five miners, respectively. The occurrence of three fatal… CONTINUE READING