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

2,589

2.67

385

3.27

2,974

2.74

1,584

2.46

10

2.73

12

6.35

-

-

1,606

2.47

 

1979

2,316

2.01

350

2.64

2,666

2.08

1,202

1.77

9

3.01

6

2.74

1

3.46

1,218

1.78

 

1980

2,085

1.87

305

2.38

2,390

1.92

935

1.38

3

1.38

13

5.85

1

2.13

952

1.40

 

1981

1,642

1.64

257

2.21

1,899

1.70

850

1.30

3

1.51

18

8.66

-

-

871

1.32

 

1982

1,813

1.79

246

2.14

2,059

1.83

788

1.25

-

-

9

3.32

-

-

797

1.25

 

1983

1,378

1.77

157

1.68

1,535

1.76

734

1.27

7

2.45

2

.90

-

-

743

1.27

 

1984

1,399

1.66

164

1.69

1,563

1.67

724

1.15

2

.73

3

1.23

-

-

729

1.14

 

1985

1,371

1.69

169

1.73

1,540

1.69

696

1.19

-

-

5

2.13

1

1.59

702

1.19

 

1986

1,573

2.08

171

1.80

1,744

2.05

725

1.33

-

-

2

.68

-

-

727

1.31

 

1987

2,412

3.45

254

3.05

2,666

3.41

1,039

1.98

5

1.14

1

.31

1

1.33

1,046

1.96

 

1988

2,418

3.62

272

3.39

2,690

3.59

955

1.89

5

1.03

1

.34

-

-

961

1.87

 

1989

2,147

3.29

243

2.95

2,390

3.25

1,117

2.22

17

3.88

6

1.78

1

1.00

1,141

2.23

 

1990

1,955

2.87

259

2.99

2,214

2.89

840

1.63

12

2.87

3

.76

-

-

855

1.63

 

1991

1,913

3.07

219

2.65

2,132

3.02

728

1.54

20

4.53

8

2.12

3

4.25

759

1.58

 

1992

1,685

2.90

210

2.58

1,895

2.87

712

1.54

12

3.00

12

2.80

-

-

736

1.56

 

1993

1,468

3.00

159

2.06

1,627

2.87

592

1.38

5

1.16

15

2.82

-

-

612

1.39

 

1994

1,518

2.96

164

2.16

1,682

2.86

585

1.34

6

1.28

18

3.87

1

2.04

610

1.36

 

1995

1,365

2.83

183

2.61

1,548

2.81

473

1.18

7

1.52

17

3.68

-

-

497

1.21

 

1996

1,309

2.80

147

2.13

1,456

2.71

422

1.08

9

1.55

12

2.69

-

-

443

1.10

 

1997

1,327

2.89

139

2.01

1,466

2.77

426

1.07

8

1.28

10

2.16

1

1.37

445

1.09

 

1998

1,276

2.89

136

2.10

1,412

2.79

399

1.02

5

.85

6

1.39

4

2.08

414

1.02

 

1999

1,002

2.49

89

1.53

1,091

2.36

342

.92

2

.34

7

2.20

-

-

351

.92

 

2000

959

2.57

94

1.64

1,053

2.44

347

.99

5

1.01

3

.83

7

7.31

362

1.01

 

2001

1,041

2.61

106

1.83

1,147

2.51

351

.91

1

.17

2

.57

-

-

354

.89

 

2002

929

2.49

68

1.23

997

2.33

323

.86

3

.51

2

.64

-

-

328

.85

 

2003

807

2.22

79

1.51

886

2.14

307

.86

9

1.95

1

.30

-

-

317

.86

 

2004

930

2.38

92

1.70

1,022

2.30

302

.78

7

1.28

1

.23

-

-

310

.78

 

2005

958

2.21

82

1.40

1,040

2.12

342

.82

14

2.07

3

.54

-

-

359

.83

 

2006

973

2.14

92

1.46

1,065

2.06

370

.85

8

1.09

3

.52

-

-

381

.84

 

2007

900

1.99

87

1.39

987

1.91

304

.71

7

1.06

1

.15

1

1.77

313

.71

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

4,580

2.64

112

3.62

600

3.59

5,292

2.74

17

.22

5,309

2.64

1979

3,884

1.97

77

2.03

517

2.54

4,478

2.03

16

.18

4,494

1.96

1980

3,342

1.74

58

1.63

454

2.15

3,854

1.78

16

.17

3,870

1.71

1981

2,770

1.56

41

1.39

327

1.58

3,138

1.56

7

.07

3,145

1.49

1982

2,856

1.62

31

1.12

238

1.17

3,125

1.57

14

.14

3,139

1.50

1983

2,278

1.57

20

.78

216

1.24

2,514

1.52

13

.14

2,527

1.44

1984

2,292

1.45

25

1.02

232

1.22

2,549

1.42

6

.06

2,555

1.36

1985

2,242

1.49

33

1.74

234

1.25

2,509

1.47

11

.12

2,520

1.40

1986

2,471

1.76

32

1.96

247

1.39

2,750

1.72

11

.13

2,761

1.64

1987

3,712

2.82

44

3.35

400

2.37

4,156

2.78

26

.33

4,182

2.65

1988

3,651

2.89

39

3.58

402

2.40

4,092

2.84

10

.13

4,102

2.70

1989

3,531

2.83

35

3.72

433

2.50

3,999

2.80

19

.24

4,018

2.66

1990

3,069

2.38

48

4.42

384

2.16

3,501

2.37

12

.16

3,513

2.26

1991

2,891

2.44

48

4.50

330

1.93

3,269

2.39

13

.18

3,282

2.28

1992

2,631

2.32

34

3.43

281

1.71

2,946

2.26

13

.18

2,959

2.14

1993

2,239

2.23

43

5.06

260

1.77

2,542

2.19

35

.50

2,577

2.09

1994

2,292

2.21

28

3.42

288

1.82

2,608

2.17

5

.07

2,613

2.06

1995

2,045

2.12

21

2.91

241

1.67

2,307

2.07

9

.14

2,316

1.96

1996

1,899

2.02

11

1.89

241

1.69

2,151

1.98

7

.12

2,158

1.88

1997

1,911

2.04

14

2.98

206

1.49

2,131

1.97

3

.05

2,134

1.87

1998

1,826

2.01

16

3.08

156

1.14

1,998

1.90

8

.14

2,006

1.81

1999

1,442

1.71

12

2.32

138

1.08

1,592

1.63

4

.08

1,596

1.55

2000

1,415

1.79

11

1.90

166

1.36

1,592

1.73

5

.10

1,597

1.65

2001

1,501

1.76

19

3.40

152

1.16

1,672

1.69

7

.13

1,679

1.61

2002

1,325

1.63

7

1.20

155

1.16

1,487

1.56

5

.10

1,492

1.49

2003

1,203

1.54

14

2.44

145

1.14

1,362

1.49

3

.07

1,365

1.42

2004

1,332

1.58

7

1.00

148

1.14

1,487

1.52

4

.09

1,491

1.45

2005

1,399

1.52

3

.36

149

1.04

1,551

1.45

6

.12

1,557

1.39

2006

1,446

1.49

10

1.23

157

1.03

1,613

1.43

5

.11

1,618

1.38

2007

1,300

1.36

6

.74

131

.91

1,437

1.29

5

.10

1,442

1.24

 

 

All numbers include contractors.