Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF), a major player in the mining industry, recently reported a safety incident at its Northshore Mining Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary.

On March 26, 2024, the company was issued an imminent danger order under section 107(a) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.

The order was in response to an observation of an employee working in a potentially hazardous situation on a railroad car without the requisite fall protection.

The situation was quickly addressed, with the employee safely exiting the elevated position, leading to the termination of the order.

Northshore Mining Company confirmed that the incident, while a breach of safety protocols, did not result in any injuries or accidents.

Furthermore, the company assessed that this event did not significantly impact its mining operations.

This incident underscores the stringent safety regulations governing mining activities and the importance of adhering to safety standards to prevent workplace accidents.