Login

Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The University of Arizona will conduct two research studies on ways to improve mine safety using $1.3 million in grants from a mine safety foundation.

The two grants announced Monday will pay for a risk management study by the university's college of public health and a study by its mineral resources institute on improving mine safety training. They were made by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health.

The risk management project will evaluate whether new mining company safety initiatives are reducing injuries and injury-related costs. The research on training will provide help to mine safety workers charges with implementing federal safety standards.

The U.S. mining industry employs about 2 million people, including 50,000 in Arizona.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company

    SCF Arizona has a new name. They are now CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Taylor Morrison

    World Class People. World Class Company. We are a national home builder committed to building homes inspired by you.
  • Go Daddy

    World Class People. World Class Company. Go Daddy is a Fortune 100 "Best Companies to Work For."
  • Avnet

    World Class People. World Class Company. Here's information on a Fortune 500 company from Arizona.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Working For Arizona

    The business and economics of Arizona at the start of 2014 and looking forward.
  • Arizonans In Need

    Putting a focus on charities and organizations who provide help and/or need your help to fulfill their missions.
close

Share: