Mine Safety and Health Administration http://wkms.org en Mine Safety Official Says Fatality-Free Year Achievable http://wkms.org/post/mine-safety-official-says-fatality-free-year-achievable <p></p><p>It’s never happened, but a leading official in the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration believes a fatality-free year in coal mining is achievable.&nbsp;</p><p>Joe Main, who the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration was in Lexington for the Central Appalachian Regional Work Safety and Health Symposium.&nbsp;Just forty years ago, before the U-S Mine Safety Act, Main says a miner was killed every day. Last year, he says, 36 American miners died with 20 of them claimed by coal. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:37:16 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 34235 at http://wkms.org Mine Safety Official Says Fatality-Free Year Achievable