Mine Safety Appliances Company 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2009
MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 412-967-3000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On February 26, 2009, the Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2008. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 26, 2009