Metal and Iron Ore Mining

Common Metal and Iron Ore 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...

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...

MU3624K

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

940HV

Xcavator® Hi-Visibility Glove Grain and Split Pigskin Double Leather Palm Work Gloves Full Sock...

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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CC1N

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

DC1RR

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

598RJH

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

Dust

Dirt and dust are virtually in all mining environments. Drilling, blasting, and dust generated from hauling trucks are create a ton of dust. It 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 UV-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.

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MU3624K

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

9379ARC

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 13 Gauge Kevlar® and Synthetic Shell Cut Resistant Work Gloves APG Coated...

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.

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.

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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...

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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N9676DT

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

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...

N9696

Ninja® Lite Work Gloves 18 Gauge Blue Nylon Shell Polyurethane (PU) Coated Palm and Fingertips

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

Overall-Visibility

Surface mines involve many moving vehicles.  High-visibility jackets, vests and reflective coveralls are a must!

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CL2MO

Safety Vest, Class 2 Break Away, Mesh, 2" Silver Reflective, Hook & Loop closures, Orange

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

Surveying

Mining requires a lot of mapping and planning.  Make sure you’re seen and have plenty of pockets!

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VCL2MLZ

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

SURVCS2O

Safety Vest, ANSI Class 2 & CSA Z96 compliant Mesh, 3" Silver/Lime reflective, zipper front, Orange

SURVL

Safety vest, class 2 surveyor style, 3" orange/silver reflective, zipper front, 6 pockets, lime

SURVCL2PO

Safety Vest, Class 2, Tricot fabric, 3" Silver/Lime reflective stripes, zipper, back plan pocket,...

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

4300

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Select Shoulder Leather

4800

MCR Safety Red Ram® Goatskin Leather Fingerless Bundlers Work Gloves Clute Pattern with Band Top

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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