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Table 06. Number of NONFATAL DAYS LOST (NFDL) Injuries and NFDL Incidence Rates (IR) at

Bituminous Coal Mines, in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Auger

Culm Bank

Dredge

Total

YEAR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

10,478

10.84

783

6.67

11,261

10.39

2,157

3.40

29

7.93

8

9.72

2

31.22

2,196

3.43

1979

14,131

12.30

1,070

8.09

15,201

11.87

2,312

3.46

14

4.68

5

5.47

2

8.32

2,333

3.47

1980

13,972

12.57

1,071

8.37

15,043

12.14

2,250

3.39

12

5.51

2

2.02

3

7.22

2,267

3.40

1981

11,301

11.29

837

7.22

12,138

10.87

2,146

3.35

10

5.04

1

1.08

-

-

2,157

3.35

1982

10,426

10.33

738

6.46

11,164

9.94

1,966

3.18

14

5.99

3

1.96

2

3.28

1,985

3.19

19831

6,602

8.58

460

5.40

7,062

8.26

1,434

2.66

7

3.70

4

5.05

2

3.36

1,447

2.67

1984

7,148

8.58

515

5.85

7,663

8.32

1,544

2.63

13

6.83

3

2.77

-

-

1,560

2.65

1985

6,167

7.68

445

5.24

6,612

7.45

1,407

2.61

8

3.32

1

1.55

2

4.06

1,418

2.61

1986

6,339

8.48

414

5.07

6,753

8.14

1,592

3.17

9

5.26

1

1.07

2

4.50

1,604

3.17

1987

8,845

12.77

589

8.31

9,434

12.36

1,630

3.40

16

4.73

3

2.36

2

3.62

1,651

3.41

1988

8,944

13.51

630

9.20

9,574

13.11

1,611

3.57

21

5.20

7

4.74

1

1.93

1,640

3.58

1989

8,457

13.12

542

8.16

8,999

12.66

1,596

3.59

20

5.76

7

4.64

-

-

1,623

3.61

1990

8,544

12.76

595

8.61

9,139

12.38

1,595

3.54

29

9.23

10

7.24

3

3.86

1,637

3.59

1991

7,908

12.96

561

8.94

8,469

12.58

1,363

3.33

25

7.75

12

9.27

2

3.56

1,402

3.38

1992

6,958

12.31

455

8.02

7,413

11.92

1,232

3.16

21

6.32

8

6.79

1

2.42

1,262

3.20

1993

5,675

11.99

346

7.22

6,021

11.56

1,139

3.20

20

6.64

6

5.83

1

4.01

1,166

3.23

1994

5,914

11.87

374

7.80

6,288

11.51

1,122

3.10

13

3.55

11

9.03

1

2.96

1,147

3.13

1995

5,102

10.88

315

7.39

5,417

10.59

854

2.59

22

5.91

6

6.07

-

-

882

2.64

1996

4,157

9.20

283

7.11

4,440

9.03

691

2.20

14

2.88

4

4.56

-

-

709

2.21

1997

3,891

8.84

233

6.06

4,124

8.61

745

2.39

18

3.58

3

3.07

-

-

766

2.41

1998

3,968

9.39

207

5.50

4,175

9.07

687

2.26

22

4.35

3

3.11

1

1.37

713

2.29

1999

3,344

8.70

181

5.36

3,525

8.43

574

2.01

23

4.75

2

2.59

2

3.28

601

2.06

2000

3,097

8.81

168

5.40

3,265

8.53

580

2.19

17

4.32

2

1.87

2

3.29

601

2.22

2001

2,842

7.64

132

4.18

2,974

7.37

616

2.08

13

3.03

4

2.92

2

2.84

635

2.10

2002

2,704

7.70

154

5.16

2,858

7.50

671

2.25

20

4.57

8

7.37

-

-

699

2.30

2003

2,331

6.79

131

4.73

2,462

6.64

546

1.94

13

3.61

8

6.61

-

-

567

1.98

2004

2,250

6.13

105

3.89

2,355

5.98

507

1.69

10

2.20

6

3.20

-

-

523

1.71

2005

2,232

5.53

110

3.91

2,342

5.42

485

1.50

20

3.65

3

1.28

1

2.88

509

1.53

2006

2,216

5.21

99

3.36

2,315

5.09

460

1.37

19

2.82

3

1.23

-

-

482

1.39

2007

2,118

5.02

140

4.63

2,258

5.00

450

1.37

25

3.95

3

1.15

1

3.69

479

1.42

 

1Beginning in 1983, only operator data are available at this level of detail.


 

Table 06. Number of NONFATAL DAYS LOST (NFDL) Injuries and NFDL Incidence Rates (IR) at

Bituminous Coal Mines, in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007 continued:

 

 

Year

Total Mining

Indp Shops/Yrds

Prep Plants

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

 

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

13,457

7.81

130

4.27

925

5.79

14,512

7.58

23

.30

14,535

7.31

1979

17,534

8.97

146

3.88

1,087

5.56

18,767

8.58

27

.31

18,794

8.26

1980

17,310

9.08

124

3.55

1,018

5.05

18,452

8.61

31

.33

18,483

8.26

1981

14,295

8.12

85

2.95

849

4.29

15,229

7.66

38

.40

15,267

7.33

1982

13,149

7.53

64

2.35

777

4.01

13,990

7.11

12

.12

14,002

6.77

19831

8,509

6.09

66

2.91

603

3.95

9,178

5.83

14

.16

9,192

5.53

1984

9,223

6.11

38

1.81

612

3.61

9,873

5.80

15

.17

9,888

5.53

1985

8,030

5.61

53

2.86

533

3.29

8,616

5.35

9

.11

8,625

5.09

1986

8,357

6.26

53

3.35

573

3.70

8,983

5.97

14

.18

8,997

5.68

1987

11,085

8.88

51

4.00

781

5.29

11,917

8.46

16

.22

11,933

8.05

1988

11,214

9.44

56

5.35

770

5.21

12,040

8.94

13

.18

12,053

8.51

1989

10,622

9.15

48

5.31

787

5.35

11,457

8.70

25

.36

11,482

8.28

1990

10,776

9.02

69

6.59

787

5.31

11,632

8.60

17

.25

11,649

8.21

1991

9,871

9.07

51

4.95

747

5.42

10,669

8.63

29

.47

10,698

8.24

1992

8,675

8.53

41

4.40

640

4.92

9,356

8.09

21

.35

9,377

7.71

1993

7,187

8.15

47

5.95

552

4.85

7,786

7.76

14

.25

7,800

7.37

1994

7,435

8.14

38

4.86

540

4.56

8,013

7.71

14

.26

8,027

7.33

1995

6,299

7.45

24

3.77

407

3.74

6,730

7.00

6

.12

6,736

6.66

1996

5,149

6.34

23

4.53

313

2.96

5,485

5.94

3

.06

5,488

5.66

1997

4,890

6.13

18

3.93

282

2.79

5,190

5.75

11

.25

5,201

5.49

1998

4,888

6.34

18

3.84

317

3.31

5,223

5.99

10

.25

5,233

5.75

1999

4,126

5.81

13

2.79

269

3.09

4,408

5.50

4

.12

4,412

5.28

2000

3,866

5.92

17

3.10

243

2.95

4,126

5.57

8

.25

4,134

5.35

2001

3,609

5.11

18

3.36

232

2.68

3,859

4.83

5

.15

3,864

4.65

2002

3,557

5.20

13

2.76

260

2.99

3,830

4.93

2

.06

3,832

4.74

2003

3,029

4.61

11

2.38

242

2.91

3,282

4.40

5

.17

3,287

4.24

2004

2,878

4.11

9

1.90

205

2.38

3,092

3.91

5

.16

3,097

3.77

2005

2,851

3.73

8

1.63

172

1.84

3,031

3.51

4

.12

3,035

3.39

2006

2,797

3.49

9

1.84

179

1.89

2,985

3.32

3

.09

2,988

3.20

2007

2,737

3.47

12

2.43

158

1.70

2,907

3.28

1

.03

2,908

3.15

 

 

 

1Beginning in 1983, only operator data are available at this level of detail.