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.

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

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves DSM...

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

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.

Nitri-Chem™ Flock Lined Green Nitrile Gloves Industrial Grade 13 Inches in Length 18 mil Thickness

PredaStretch™ Work Gloves 18 Gauge Seamless Nylon Shell Full PVC Nitrile Coating with Sandy...

MCR Safety Work Gloves 13 Gauge Seamless Cotton Polyester Shell MicroFinish® Full Nitrile...

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

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Orange Nitrile...

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

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

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

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

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

Road Hustler Premium Grain Leather Leather Drivers Work Gloves Keystone Thumb

Dust

Dirt and dust are virtually in all mining environments. 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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Swagger® RP2 Series Black Safety Glasses with Gray Lenses MAX36™ Anti-Fog / Anti-Scratch...

Swagger® RP3 Series Black Foam Lined Safety Glasses Clear MAX6® Anti-Fog Lenses Interchangeable...

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Orange Nitrile...

NitriShield® with Grippaz™ Technology Black Disposable Nitrile Gloves Powder Free Industrial Food...

Handling Wire and Cables

Reinforced leather gloves are essential gear for miners.

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

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

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

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

Swagger® UD2 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Gray Lenses...

Swagger® UD2 Series Safety Glasses Provides Ultra Defense Ballistic Impact Protection Clear...

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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ForceFlex™ Mechanics Work Gloves Shadow Grass® Blades® Pattern Camo Gloves Breathable Back, Palm...

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® Cut and Abrasion Resistant Gloves Orange Nitrile...

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!

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

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

Luminator™ Hi-Visibility Rainwear .40mm PU / Cotton Poly Blend Stretch Fabric ANSI 107 Type R...

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!

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

MCR Safety Welding Leather Welding Work Gloves Premium Select Shoulder Leather

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

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 Piece Molded Face Shield MAX6® Premium Anti-Fog Coating

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