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    :: Friday, February 03, 2006 ::

    More Mining Deaths Prompt Calls for Safety Stand-Downs - Occupational Hazards
    The deaths of two more West Virginia coal miners yesterday – which brought the state's mining death toll this year to 16 – prompted Gov. Joe Manchin to call for a statewide mine safety stand-down.

    "This means that starting with the current shift, and each new shift after that, the mine companies, supervisors and the miners themselves are to engage in a thorough review of safety procedures before any work is to continue," Manchin said yesterday. He added that the Mine Safety and Health Administration has agreed to send additional inspectors to West Virginia to respond to what MSHA Administrator David Dye called "the unusually high number of mine fatalities" in the state this year.
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