Safety is Our Top Priority


Every employee wants to go home safely to his or her family and loved ones, each and every day. Our safety culture is one where employees look out for one another, and each is empowered to make decisions that keep everyone safe in every situation.

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Safety Measures

We don't cut corners on safety. Our safety procedures meet or exceed all industry standards, and our people hold themselves and each other accountable for following these procedures every day.
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Individual Team Ownership

Every one of our employees takes personal ownership of their entire team's safety, no matter what position they hold within the company. We look out for each other at all times, on every mine site.
North American Coal Employees Wearing Hard Hat & Neon Safety Vest At Job Site

Daily Safety Briefs

Weekly safety meetings aren't good enough for North American Coal. We hold daily meetings on each mine site to discuss important safety issues and discuss plans for the day.
North American Coal Employee Wearing Hard Hat, Safety Glasses & Operating Equipment

SafeStart Training

We utilize SafeStart Now training because it brings focus to common mistakes and errors that lead to injuries and fatalities. SafeStart Now takes safety awareness to the next level by reinforcing knowledge with practical techniques that help workers stay more alert to risk all day, every day, anywhere, and in every situation.
Aerial View Of Heavy Equipment At Job Site

Safety Measures

We don't cut corners on safety. Our safety procedures meet or exceed all industry standards, and our people hold themselves and each other accountable for following these procedures every day.
North American Coal Employee In Action Wearing Ppe, Hard Hat And Safety Glasses/face Shield

Individual Team Ownership

Every one of our employees takes personal ownership of their entire team's safety, no matter what position they hold within the company. We look out for each other at all times, on every mine site.
North American Coal Employees Wearing Hard Hat & Neon Safety Vest At Job Site

Daily Safety Briefs

Weekly safety meetings aren't good enough for North American Coal. We hold daily meetings on each mine site to discuss important safety issues and discuss plans for the day.
North American Coal Employee Wearing Hard Hat, Safety Glasses & Operating Equipment

SafeStart Training

We utilize SafeStart Now training because it brings focus to common mistakes and errors that lead to injuries and fatalities. SafeStart Now takes safety awareness to the next level by reinforcing knowledge with practical techniques that help workers stay more alert to risk all day, every day, anywhere, and in every situation.

Testimonials

Carroll Dewing

Testimonials

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We make a commitment that every employee can work their shift and go home safely each day. We expect that each employee will make the same commitment to their families, to their co-workers, and to themselves.

Carroll Dewing Vice President of Operations, North American Coal Corporation
Our Safety Awards

An Award-Winning Safety Reputation


North American Coal has one of the best safety records in the industry, the result of our employees’ dedication to creating a safe working environment for everyone. Our safety standards ensure our team members return home safe after every work day. The National Mining Association ranks us as an industry leader for our safety practices, and we’ve won more than 100 safety awards at the state and national level.

  • National Sentinels of Safety Award
  • MSHA Inspector’s Choice Award
  • MSHA Sentinels of Safety Certificate
  • Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association Certificate of Honor
  • Energy Coalition for Contractors Safety Performance Award
  • Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Safety Award
  • Texas Mining and Reclamation Association - Safety Recognition Award