Believe it or not, mining is an industry which still employs a pretty large amount of people in this crazy world of ours. Granted, there may be far fewer miners in the west than there was a century ago; however we’ve still got to extract our (unrecyclable) god given minerals somewhere, right? It surely doesn’t take the mind of genius to work out the many aspects of this profession that make it in some way dangerous. Digging extensive underground tunnels and extracting the content of the planets insides is always going to be an exercise likely to lead to problems. A recent example of miners encountering such trouble is of course the plight of the Chilean miners back in 2010.