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Table 07. Number of NO DAYS LOST (NDL) Injuries and NDL Incidence Rates (IR)

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

 

 

Year

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Auger

Culm Bank

Dredge

Total

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

2,578

2.67

383

3.26

2,961

2.73

1,547

2.44

10

2.73

3

3.65

-

-

1,560

2.44

1979

2,312

2.01

350

2.65

2,662

2.08

1,144

1.71

9

3.01

1

1.09

1

4.16

1,155

1.72

1980

2,078

1.87

305

2.38

2,383

1.92

867

1.31

3

1.38

2

2.02

1

2.41

873

1.31

1981

1,640

1.64

257

2.22

1,897

1.70

785

1.23

3

1.51

1

1.08

-

-

789

1.23

1982

1,812

1.80

246

2.15

2,058

1.83

770

1.25

-

-

5

3.27

-

-

775

1.24

19831

1,362

1.77

149

1.75

1,511

1.77

690

1.28

4

2.12

1

1.26

-

-

695

1.28

1984

1,389

1.67

157

1.78

1,546

1.68

679

1.16

2

1.05

-

-

-

-

681

1.15

1985

1,369

1.71

154

1.81

1,523

1.72

658

1.22

-

-

1

1.55

1

2.03

660

1.22

1986

1,568

2.10

164

2.01

1,732

2.09

694

1.38

-

-

1

1.07

-

-

695

1.38

1987

2,400

3.47

237

3.34

2,637

3.45

972

2.03

4

1.18

-

-

1

1.81

977

2.02

1988

2,404

3.63

255

3.73

2,659

3.64

895

1.98

3

.74

1

.68

-

-

899

1.96

1989

2,123

3.29

218

3.28

2,341

3.29

1,009

2.27

15

4.32

4

2.65

1

1.37

1,029

2.29

1990

1,940

2.90

239

3.46

2,179

2.95

772

1.71

10

3.18

-

-

-

-

782

1.72

1991

1,870

3.06

202

3.22

2,072

3.08

658

1.61

15

4.65

3

2.32

3

5.34

679

1.64

1992

1,652

2.92

186

3.28

1,838

2.96

588

1.51

7

2.11

5

4.24

-

-

600

1.52

1993

1,421

3.00

140

2.92

1,561

3.00

495

1.39

5

1.66

1

.97

-

-

501

1.39

1994

1,480

2.97

149

3.11

1,629

2.98

490

1.35

5

1.37

5

4.10

1

2.96

501

1.37

1995

1,325

2.83

158

3.71

1,483

2.90

401

1.22

6

1.61

4

4.05

-

-

411

1.23

1996

1,273

2.82

124

3.12

1,397

2.84

338

1.08

9

1.85

2

2.28

-

-

349

1.09

1997

1,262

2.87

120

3.12

1,382

2.89

343

1.10

7

1.39

3

3.07

1

1.74

354

1.11

1998

1,206

2.85

113

3.00

1,319

2.87

330

1.08

5

.99

2

2.08

2

2.75

339

1.09

1999

956

2.49

72

2.13

1,028

2.46

277

.97

2

.41

1

1.30

-

-

280

.96

2000

897

2.55

80

2.57

977

2.55

282

1.06

5

1.27

2

1.87

6

9.86

295

1.09

2001

954

2.57

85

2.69

1,039

2.58

283

.95

1

.23

-

-

-

-

284

.94

2002

853

2.43

57

1.91

910

2.39

251

.84

1

.23

-

-

-

-

252

.83

2003

762

2.22

71

2.56

833

2.25

226

.80

9

2.50

1

.83

-

-

236

.82

2004

874

2.38

71

2.63

945

2.40

222

.74

5

1.10

-

-

-

-

227

.74

2005

909

2.25

69

2.45

978

2.26

249

.77

13

2.37

2

.85

-

-

264

.79

2006

933

2.19

64

2.17

997

2.19

263

.78

8

1.19

1

.41

-

-

272

.79

2007

850

2.02

72

2.38

922

2.04

212

.65

7

1.11

-

-

-

-

219

.65

 

 


 

Table 07. Number of NO DAYS LOST (NDL) Injuries and NDL 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

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

4,521

2.62

92

3.02

498

3.12

5,111

2.67

17

.22

5,128

2.58

1979

3,817

1.95

61

1.62

431

2.20

4,309

1.97

16

.18

4,325

1.90

1980

3,256

1.71

51

1.46

368

1.83

3,675

1.71

16

.17

3,691

1.65

1981

2,686

1.53

39

1.35

255

1.29

2,980

1.50

7

.07

2,987

1.43

1982

2,833

1.62

31

1.14

226

1.17

3,090

1.57

14

.14

3,104

1.50

19831

2,206

1.58

20

.88

206

1.35

2,432

1.55

12

.13

2,444

1.47

1984

2,227

1.47

25

1.19

215

1.27

2,467

1.45

6

.07

2,473

1.38

1985

2,183

1.53

33

1.78

206

1.27

2,442

1.50

11

.13

2,433

1.44

1986

2,427

1.82

32

2.02

214

1.38

2,673

1.78

10

.13

2,683

1.69

1987

3,614

2.90

44

3.45

343

2.32

4,001

2.84

25

.34

4,026

2.72

1988

3,558

2.99

38

3.63

352

2.38

3,948

2.93

8

.11

3,956

2.79

1989

3,370

2.90

32

3.54

364

2.48

3,766

2.86

16

.23

3,782

2.73

1990

2,961

2.48

45

4.30

321

2.17

3,327

2.46

11

.16

3,338

2.35

1991

2,751

2.53

47

4.56

255

1.85

3,053

2.47

11

.18

3,064

2.36

1992

2,438

2.40

32

3.43

214

1.64

2,684

2.32

10

.17

2,694

2.22

1993

2,062

2.34

42

5.32

213

1.87

2,317

2.31

12

.22

2,329

2.20

1994

2,130

2.33

27

3.45

219

1.85

2,376

2.29

3

.05

2,379

2.17

1995

1,894

2.24

17

2.67

189

1.74

2,100

2.18

8

.16

2,108

2.08

1996

1,746

2.15

9

1.77

175

1.66

1,930

2.09

4

.09

1,934

2.00

1997

1,736

2.18

9

1.97

157

1.55

1,902

2.11

1

.02

1,903

2.01

1998

1,658

2.15

14

2.99

114

1.19

1,786

2.05

5

.13

1,791

1.97

1999

1,308

1.84

10

2.15

103

1.18

1,421

1.77

4

.12

1,425

1.70

2000

1,272

1.95

11

2.00

121

1.47

1,404

1.89

2

.06

1,406

1.82

2001

1,323

1.87

18

3.36

108

1.25

1,449

1.82

3

.09

1,452

1.75

2002

1,162

1.70

7

1.49

118

1.36

1,287

1.66

4

.12

1,291

1.60

2003

1,069

1.63

12

2.60

108

1.30

1,189

1.60

3

.10

1,192

1.54

2004

1,172

1.67

6

1.27

97

1.12

1,275

1.61

4

.13

1,279

1.56

2005

1,242

1.63

3

.61

108

1.16

1,353

1.57

4

.12

1,357

1.51

2006

1,269

1.58

10

2.04

98

1.03

1,377

1.53

3

.09

1,380

1.48

2007

1,141

1.45

6

1.21

82

.88

1,229

1.39

4

.11

1,233

1.34

 

 

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