Entries by Friends of Coal Miners

Coal Miners – You Should Know Your Rights

Those who work in dangerous conditions are generally well rewarded. But coal miners, who face a variety of hazards daily, may not get the care and compensation they deserve when they become injured or are diagnosed with a work-related illness. As a coal miner, The 1977 Mine Act (as amended by the 2006 MINER Act) and other […]

Mining Health Safety

The mining industry has a unique history and comes with its own set of challenges. When workers are tasked with pulling material from the ground that will fuel a nation, there’s risk involved, and some of the health risks to miners can be quite serious. But mining is also a highly regulated industry that has […]