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Office of Coal Mine Safety

Safety First

Following the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster, where six mine workers and three rescue workers died, Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. issued an executive order establishing the Utah Mine Safety Commission.

Reporting Hazardous Conditions

To report a hazardous condition at a mine or for questions regarding coal mine safety or coal mine certification/training call our toll-free number:
(888) 988-6463

To report a hazardous condition at a mine to the Federal government’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) 
Call: (800) 746-1553

Mine Safety Technical Advisory Council (MSTAC) Overview

On January 11, 2008, the Mine Safety Commission established by Governor Jon Huntsman made 45 recommendations following their investigation into the Crandall Canyon mine disaster. One of those recommendations was to establish a safety round-table group that included members representing the interested parties in coal mine safety on Utah.