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Reflective Solutions for Mining Safety

“Since Jan. 1, 2010, eighty-five miners have been injured by mining equipment” Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)*


Four Things You NEED To Know About Reflectivity

“We work in conditions that are noisy and confined, with a lot of moving equipment. I feel more secure wearing high visibility reflective clothing. Because a person does stand out more.” Megan Habbe, Mine Engineer, Patriot Mine


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3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material provides obvious solutions by helping construction workers be seen while working on busy job sites or next to passing traffic. Learn how we can help you can better incorporate reflective material into your designs.


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Testimonials

Comments From The Mining Industry:

“I’ve been coal mining underground since 1977 and have seen what can happen when a person doesn’t wear reflective clothing. We had one employee get run over and killed…he was wearing non-reflective, everyday clothes…the driver couldn’t see him.” Archie Coburn, Federal MSHA Inspector

MSHA said, “This type of accident can be prevented by wearing reflective clothing to ensure higher visibility when walking or working near moving equipment.*”

*Source: ISHN, June 2012

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