Two Utah Mines Honored for Safety Record

Save Story

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two Utah mines are being honored for their safety record by the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

The Vernal Pit and Mill mine in Vernal had the third best safety record in the country among large open pit mines. It had 126,000 employee hours last year without a fatal injury or accident that resulted in lost work days.

The Portable Crusher Unit in Duchesne County had the second best record in the country for small bank mines. It went nearly 10,000 hours without an accident that resulted in a lost work day.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast