Coal Mining

Common Coal Mining Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Abrasive Handling

Numerous mining injuries occur from working around low roofs, confined spaces, shoveling, lifting, and climbing.  We have highly abrasive gloves for this very reason.

N9878BNF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Kevlar® Shell NFT® Coated Palm and...

MC503

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves DSM Dyneema® Diamond Technology Lined Goatskin Palm and...

N9676DT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja BNF Cut Resistant Work Gloves 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology NFT®...

N96790

Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon / Spandex Shell NFT® Coated Palm and Fingertips 47% Greater...

Chemicals and Liquids

Cleaning mining equipment, working in processing plants, working around cutting oils and spray from leaking equipment are all concerns for the mining industry.

5339S

Nitri-Chem, 18 mil 13" Length Green Nitrile, Flock Lined
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MG9648

PredaStretch™ Glove 18 Gauge Seamless Nylon Shell PVC / Nitrile Coated with Sandy Finish
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MG9756

13-Gauge Seamless Cotton / Polyester Shell MicroFinish® Nitrile Coating 12 Inch Gauntlet Cuff

92783

MCR Safety Cut Pro®  13 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Crush and Impact

Impact in confined spaces, impact from crush and other mining equipment, heavy tool handling, falling rocks, tire changing, using grinding equipment and loading materials can all be hard on the back of a worker’s hands.

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FF2930

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

UT2952

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 13 Gauge Cut Resistant HPPE Nitrile foam palm and...

MU3634K

Mustang Utility Leather Drivers Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm Lined and Sewn with DuPont™...

Dirt, Grime, and Fluids

Mining underground and tearing into the earth is just a little dirty at times.  Mining coveralls for underground mines and raingear for outdoor surface mining are absolute necessities.

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DC1RR

Flame Resistant (FR) Deluxe Reflective Coverall Max Comfort™ Material with reflective stripes 88%...

CC1N

Flame Resistant (FR) Contractor Coverall Max Comfort™ Material 100% Cotton, Navy Blue

598RJH

Luminator™, Breathable Polyester/PU Class 3 jacket, White reflective, Fluorescent Lime

Operator Grip

Many workers drive equipment in mining operations.  Many mining fatalities occur due to Haul-Truck accidents.  Drivers should not even second-guess wearing premier leather driver gloves.

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MU3624

Mustang Leather Drivers Utility Work Gloves Grain Goatskin Double Palm, Unlined Sewn with DuPont™...

3500

Big Buck Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Deerskin Grain Leather Keystone Thumb

3620

Goatskin Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Grade Gold Grain Goatskin Leather Keystone Thumb

3200

Road Hustler Premium Grain Leather Leather Drivers Work Gloves Keystone Thumb

Dust

Dirt and dust are virtually in all mining environment. Drilling, blasting, and dust generated from hauling trucks are dust creators. Dust is known as one of the top on-the-job health risks of mining.

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RP212DC

RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses with Gray Lenses MAX36™ Anti-Fog / Anti-Scratch Coating Foam...

RP310PF

RP3 Series Black Foam Lined Safety Glasses Clear MAX6™ Anti-Fog Lenses Interchangeable Head Band...

PD1210PF

Predator® PD2 Safety Goggles with Clear Lens MAX6™ Anti-Fog Lens Coating Full Foam Lined for...

RTH15AF

RT1 Series Biofocal Readers Safety Glasses AV-AF™ Anti-Fog Coating 1.5 Diopter Clear Lens

Electrical Maintenance

Mines require a lot of electricity, electrical wires and electrical panels.  ARC Flash protection is the solution.

Learn More About Electrical Maintenance Protection

MU3624K

Mustang Leather Drivers Utility Work Gloves Grain Goat Double Palm Lined and Sewn with DuPont™...

9379ARC

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Kevlar®/Synthetic APG coated palm

BJ38JH

Big Jake PVC / Nomex® Flame resistant jacket, Class 3 Type R high visibility standard, HRC2/CAT2...

FRMCL3ML

Flame Resistant (FR) Safety Vest Class 3, Mesh Modacrylic / Aramid Blend 2 Inch Silver Stripes

Equipment Repair and Maintenance

Mine sites use a lot of heavy trucks, hydraulics, conveyors, bulldozers and equipment.  Mechanics need excellent abrasive grip and many times require back-of-hand protection.

N96970

Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Nylon / Spandex Shell NFT® Palm and Fingertip Coated 47% Greater...

N9878BNF

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Kevlar® Shell NFT® Coated Palm and...

UT2952

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 13 Gauge Cut Resistant HPPE Nitrile foam palm and...

6016B

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology 6 mil Black Nitrile 9.5 Inch Length

Handling Wire and Cables

Reinforced leather gloves are essential gear for miners.

1400K

A Select Shoulder Leather Split Leather Palm Work Gloves DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber Plaited Liner 2.5...

1746

Big Jake® Full Leather Back Work Gloves 8 Inch Leather Extended Gauntlet Bell Cuff Inside Double...

32113DP

Leather Drivers Work Gloves Select Grade Grain Cow Double Palm with Wing Thumb

1712

Big Jake® Premium A+ Side Leather Palm Work Gloves 4.5 Inch Extended Gauntlet Cuff and Double...

Impaired Vision

Breaking up rock, drilling, and mining the earth creates flying particles. Grinding residues are present too. Check out eyewear designed for this exact scenario.

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DM1310PF

Dominator™ DM3 Series Clear MAX6™ Lenses - Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Gun Metal Frame Color with Red...

UD212PF

UD2 Series Safety Glasses Gray Lenses with Black Frame MAX6™ Anti-Fog Coating Fixed Closed Cell...

UD210DC

UD2 Series Safety Glasses Clear Lenses with Black Frame MAX3™ Anti-Scratch Coating Fixed Closed...

Material Handling

Lifting moderately heavy objects can quickly scrape up your hands.  Material handling injuries are one of the leading causes of injuries for miners.

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MO100

ForceFlex™ Mechanics Gloves, Shadow Grass® Blades® pattern Breathable back, Palm reinforced with...

N9659

Ninja® FLT Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon / Lycra® Shell FLT Coated Palm and Fingertips

UT2952

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves 13 Gauge Cut Resistant HPPE Nitrile foam palm and...

N96790

Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon / Spandex Shell NFT® Coated Palm and Fingertips 47% Greater...

Overall-Visibility

Underground mines are known for being dark and surface mines involve many moving vehicles.  High-visibility jackets, vests and reflective coveralls are a must!

Learn More About Overall-Visibility Protection

VCL2MOZ

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R Class 2 Compliant Mesh Material with 2 Inch Silver...

S2CL3LZ

Class 3 Polyester Lime/Black Hoodie Zipper Front and Attached Drawstring Hood Hand Warmer Pockets

5182S

Luminator™, .40mm PU/Cotton-Poly Blend Class 3, 2 pc suit, silver reflective, Fluorescent Lime/Black

STSCL2MSL

T-Shirts, Class 2, Short Sleeve, Birdseye mesh 2" Silver Stripes, Chest Pocket, Shaded Torso, Lime

Thermal Heat

Underground mining environments are often very hot and humid. We manufacture safety gear that incorporates breathable fabrics!

N96790

Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon / Spandex Shell NFT® Coated Palm and Fingertips 47% Greater...

N96970

Ninja® BNF Work Gloves 18 Gauge Nylon / Spandex Shell NFT® Palm and Fingertip Coated 47% Greater...

N9676DT

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Ninja BNF Cut Resistant Work Gloves 15 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology NFT®...
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UT38JH

UltraTech® Polyester with breathable PU coating, Class 3, Jacket w/attached adjustable storm...

UV Radiation

Working in a surface mine means the sun is probably directly hitting you.  UV protective eyewear and bright shirts are the ticket.

Learn More About UV Radiation Protection

SR118B

Swagger® SR1 Series Black Safety Glasses with Blue Diamond Mirror Lenses Soft Non-Slip Nose Piece...

HK312PF

HK3 Series Gray MAX6™ Anti-Fog Foam Lined Lenses Frameless Safety Glasses with Clear Non-Slip...

MOUD118BZDC

Mossy Oak® Blades® UD1 Series Camouflage Safety Glasses Mossy Oak Shadow Grass® Blades® Camo...

DM131R

Dominator™ DM3 Series Safety Glasses with Fire Mirror Lenses Gun Metal Frame Color with Red...

Welding

Installing steel borehole casings down a borehole requires welding at the joints. Face Shields and welding gear is essential mining gear.

Learn More About Welding Protection

4600

MCR Safety Blue Beast® Leather Welding Work Gloves Jersey Lined Select Side Split...

4300

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Select Shoulder Leather

4952

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Select Grain Cow Leather 4.5 Inch Russet Split...

104PF

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 piece molded face shield MAX6™ Premium Anti-Fog Coating

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