“CORESafety is adaptable to all mining operations,” said Leer. “By following a comprehensive safety philosophy, we believe it is possible for the U.S. mining industry to eliminate fatalities and reduce the rate of mine-related injuries by 50% in the next five years.”

The rapid adoption of CORESafety demonstrates the determination and commitment of U.S. mining leaders to remain a model for the world. The CORESafety management system is available at www.coresafety.org.