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

10,534

10.87

784

6.65

11,318

10.41

2,240

3.48

29

7.93

13

6.88

2

16.72

2,284

3.52

 

1979

14,184

12.32

1,072

8.08

15,256

11.88

2,379

3.51

14

4.68

8

3.65

2

6.93

2,403

3.52

 

1980

14,004

12.57

1,071

8.34

15,075

12.13

2,352

3.48

12

5.51

3

1.35

3

6.40

2,370

3.48

 

1981

11,348

11.30

839

7.21

12,187

10.88

2,242

3.43

10

5.04

6

2.89

-

-

2,258

3.43

 

1982

10,467

10.33

741

6.46

11,208

9.94

2,050

3.25

14

5.99

15

5.54

3

4.33

2,082

3.27

 

1983

6,692

8.61

492

5.25

7,184

8.25

1,556

2.70

12

4.21

10

4.52

2

2.56

1,580

2.71

 

1984

7,227

8.60

544

5.60

7,771

8.28

1,667

2.64

19

6.92

9

3.69

1

1.26

1,696

2.66

 

1985

6,259

7.71

479

4.89

6,738

7.40

1,570

2.70

10

3.08

26

11.08

2

3.17

1,608

2.72

 

1986

6,410

8.48

437

4.59

6,847

8.05

1,743

3.19

16

5.25

12

4.07

2

3.54

1,773

3.21

 

1987

8,913

12.76

613

7.36

9,526

12.19

1,770

3.37

17

3.87

19

5.80

2

2.66

1,808

3.39

 

1988

9,018

13.49

663

8.26

9,681

12.93

1,760

3.49

25

5.16

12

4.08

1

1.17

1,798

3.51

 

1989

8,539

13.07

578

7.02

9,117

12.39

1,775

3.53

23

5.25

16

4.74

-

-

1,814

3.54

 

1990

8,657

12.73

655

7.56

9,312

12.15

1,806

3.51

33

7.89

27

6.82

3

3.12

1,869

3.57

 

1991

8,045

12.93

613

7.41

8,658

12.28

1,546

3.27

36

8.15

26

6.88

2

2.83

1,610

3.34

 

1992

7,154

12.33

522

6.42

7,676

11.61

1,441

3.12

26

6.51

21

4.90

2

3.48

1,490

3.17

 

1993

5,857

11.99

392

5.07

6,249

11.04

1,323

3.08

26

6.03

34

6.39

1

2.77

1,384

3.14

 

1994

6,097

11.89

431

5.67

6,528

11.09

1,345

3.07

19

4.06

31

6.67

1

2.04

1,396

3.12

 

1995

5,247

10.89

369

5.27

5,616

10.18

1,028

2.56

31

6.72

15

3.25

1

1.82

1,075

2.61

 

1996

4,328

9.25

341

4.93

4,669

8.70

888

2.27

17

2.92

23

5.16

-

-

928

2.31

 

1997

4,093

8.90

283

4.10

4,376

8.28

926

2.33

23

3.67

22

4.75

-

-

971

2.37

 

1998

4,206

9.53

255

3.95

4,461

8.82

894

2.28

26

4.43

12

2.78

1

0.52

933

2.31

 

1999

3,535

8.77

230

3.95

3,765

8.16

752

2.02

26

4.47

6

1.88

2

2.45

786

2.06

 

2000

3,365

9.01

227

3.95

3,592

8.34

771

2.20

19

3.85

9

2.49

2

2.09

801

2.23

 

2001

3,173

7.94

174

3.00

3,347

7.32

810

2.09

16

2.67

12

3.42

2

1.99

840

2.11

 

2002

2,981

7.99

206

3.73

3,187

7.44

877

2.33

25

4.24

14

4.45

-

-

916

2.37

 

2003

2,520

6.95

152

2.91

2,672

6.44

707

1.97

19

4.12

8

2.44

-

-

734

2.00

 

2004

2,438

6.24

156

2.88

2,594

5.83

676

1.74

11

2.01

7

1.58

1

1.83

695

1.75

 

2005

2,447

5.66

148

2.53

2,595

5.28

677

1.62

20

2.96

11

1.97

1

1.58

709

1.64

 

2006

2,433

5.35

156

2.47

2,589

5.00

665

1.52

19

2.58

5

.87

-

-

689

1.53

 

2007

2,297

5.07

189

3.03

2,486

4.82

623

1.45

25

3.78

5

.76

1

1.77

654

1.48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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

the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007 continued:

 

 

 

 

Total Mining

Indp Shops/Yrds

Prep Plants

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

Year

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

13,602

7.84

143

4.62

1,020

6.11

14,765

7.63

23

.30

14,788

7.35

1979

17,659

8.98

150

3.95

1,203

5.91

19,012

8.61

27

.31

19,039

8.29

1980

17,445

9.07

132

3.70

1,112

5.26

18,689

8.61

31

.33

18,720

8.27

1981

14,445

8.12

88

2.98

952

4.59

15,485

7.68

38

.40

15,523

7.35

1982

13,290

7.53

75

2.70

850

4.19

14,215

7.13

12

.12

14,227

6.79

1983

8,764

6.03

71

2.77

710

4.06

9,545

5.77

17

.18

9,562

5.46

1984

9,467

6.01

46

1.88

731

3.85

10,244

5.72

17

.18

10,261

5.45

1985

8,346

5.56

54

2.84

673

3.60

9,073

5.32

9

.10

9,082

5.06

1986

8,620

6.14

55

3.37

727

4.10

9,402

5.88

15

.18

9,417

5.60

1987

11,334

8.62

55

4.18

946

5.60

12,335

8.24

19

.24

12,354

7.84

1988

11,479

9.10

60

5.51

895

5.35

12,434

8.64

15

.19

12,449

8.20

1989

10,931

8.76

49

5.21

992

5.72

11,972

8.37

28

.35

12,000

7.94

1990

11,181

8.67

73

6.72

973

5.47

12,227

8.27

20

.26

12,247

7.88

1991

10,268

8.65

56

5.25

968

5.66

11,292

8.25

33

.46

11,325

7.86

1992

9,166

8.10

50

5.05

814

4.97

10,030

7.68

24

.33

10,054

7.29

1993

7,633

7.59

51

6.01

691

4.72

8,375

7.21

24

.34

8,399

6.82

1994

7,924

7.65

44

5.38

733

4.64

8,701

7.24

19

.28

8,720

6.86

1995

6,691

6.95

30

4.15

609

4.21

7,330

6.58

9

.14

7,339

6.22

1996

5,597

5.96

26

4.48

486

3.41

6,109

5.62

9

.15

6,118

5.33

1997

5,347

5.70

19

4.04

422

3.05

5,788

5.35

17

.28

5,805

5.08

1998

5,394

5.93

25

4.81

464

3.39

5,883

5.59

16

.28

5,899

5.32

1999

4,551

5.40

19

3.68

413

3.23

4,983

5.10

7

.13

4,990

4.85

2000

4,393

5.56

18

3.11

370

3.04

4,781

5.21

13

.26

4,794

4.95

2001

4,187

4.90

22

3.94

363

2.76

4,572

4.61

6

.12

4,578

4.39

2002

4,103

5.03

19

3.25

396

2.97

4,518

4.74

2

.04

4,520

4.51

2003

3,406

4.35

13

2.27

344

2.71

3,763

4.11

10

.22

3,773

3.93

2004

3,289

3.90

12

1.71

300

2.31

3,601

3.67

9

.20

3,610

3.52

2005

3,304

3.58

10

1.21

283

1.98

3,597

3.35

6

.12

3,603

3.21

2006

3,278

3.38

13

1.60

287

1.88

3,578

3.17

6

.13

3,584

3.05

2007

3,140

3.28

12

1.61

250

1.74

3,402

3.06

3

.06

3,405

2.94

 

All numbers include contractors.