Working in coal mines is dangerous — miners have to deal with toxic gases, plus the threat of being crushed, drowned, or injured from fires and explosions. Some…

Coal mine

Black lung disease has been identified in coal miners in every coal-mining state at both surface and underground mines. What percentage of coal miners get black lung? One…

Coal mine

Black lung disease is considered a job-related illness. You get it when you inhale coal dust over a long period of time. Because it mainly affects coal miners,…

Coal mine

What is the average pay of a coal miner today? The average starting salary for a coal mine worker is $60,000. “You can come right out of high…

Coal mine