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Table 05. Number of NONFATAL DAYS LOST (NFDL) Injuries and NFDL Incidence Rates

at Metal/Nonmetal1Operations in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

 

 

Year

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Dredge

Other

Total

 

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

2,736

10.54

334

6.00

3,070

9.74

3,816

4.09

266

3.91

53

16.71

4,135

4.12

1979

3,282

11.93

335

5.25

3,617

10.67

4,204

4.26

277

4.03

23

8.04

4,504

4.26

1980

2,847

10.50

383

5.27

3,230

9.39

3,372

3.62

223

3.65

7

3.21

3,602

3.62

1981

2,585

9.49

416

5.37

3,001

8.58

2,713

3.16

175

3.31

-

-

2,888

3.17

1982

1,272

6.75

174

2.86

1,446

5.80

1,129

2.51

64

2.55

1

3.81

1,194

2.51

1983

973

6.95

124

2.82

1,097

5.96

1,877

2.79

140

3.00

1

.33

2,018

2.80

1984

822

5.73

114

3.31

936

5.26

2,045

2.78

154

3.04

-

-

2,199

2.80

1985

670

5.22

108

3.38

778

4.86

2,009

2.70

173

3.31

-

-

2,182

2.74

1986

677

5.72

108

3.79

785

5.35

2,414

3.18

171

3.26

1

9.67

2,586

3.19

1987

692

5.91

146

4.88

838

5.70

3,085

3.92

178

3.25

-

-

3,263

3.88

1988

937

7.19

166

4.96

1,103

6.73

3,605

4.35

229

4.06

-

-

3,834

4.33

1989

954

7.23

189

5.06

1,143

6.75

3,924

4.62

283

5.16

-

-

4,207

4.65

1990

897

6.75

178

4.74

1,075

6.31

3,899

4.58

269

4.87

-

-

4,168

4.60

1991

755

6.15

165

4.88

920

5.87

3,493

4.32

233

4.43

-

-

3,726

4.32

1992

589

5.23

111

3.33

700

4.80

3,134

3.89

216

4.12

-

-

3,350

4.28

1993

595

5.69

130

4.26

725

5.37

3,016

3.69

222

4.14

-

-

3,238

3.71

1994

654

5.97

138

4.64

792

5.69

3,132

3.67

235

4.32

35

4.88

3,402

3.72

1995

599

5.18

118

3.77

717

4.88

2,871

3.24

209

3.84

.20

2.35

3,100

3.26

1996

651

5.42

130

4.29

781

5.19

2,745

3.06

199

3.75

28

3.78

2,972

3.11

1997

598

4.94

100

3.48

698

4.66

2,739

3.01

164

3.03

16

2.61

2,919

3.01

1998

604

5.14

125

4.84

729

5.08

2,790

2.97

186

3.47

15

4.10

2,991

3.08

1999

568

5.22

74

3.19

642

4.87

2,619

2.80

164

3.03

9

1.82

2,792

2.81

2000

489

4.78

115

4.08

604

4.63

2,639

2.87

188

3.50

17

5.42

2,844

2.91

2001

397

3.89

54

2.45

451

3.63

2,329

2.60

179

3.41

4

2.41

2,512

2.64

2002

325

3.74

58

3.23

383

3.65

2,101

2.45

132

2.62

2

1.89

2,235

2.46

2003

298

3.50

73

3.88

371

3.57

1,946

2.29

167

3.17

1

1.08

2,114

2.34

2004

315

3.5

56

2.6

371

3.29

2,050

2.28

157

2.84

3

2.37

2,210

2.31

2005

325

3.33

67

2.74

392

3.21

2,136

2.26

159

2.75

5

2.84

2,300

2.29

2006

306

2.90

90

3.36

396

2.99

2,115

2.12

133

2.30

1

.45

2,249

2.13

2007

348

2.92

100

3.29

448

2.99

1,987

1.94

127

2.31

4

1.75

2,118

1.96

 


 

Table 05. Number of NONFATAL DAYS LOST (NFDL) Injuries and NFDL Incidence Rates

at Metal/Nonmetal1Operations in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007 continued:

 

 

Year

Total Mining

Indp Shops/Yrds

Mills

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

 

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

7,205

5.46

94

3.12

4,993

4.97

12,292

5.22

47

.14

12,339

4.58

1979

8,121

5.82

90

3.49

5,358

5.08

13,569

5.48

40

.11

13,609

4.81

1980

6,799

5.08

54

3.52

4,457

4.44

11,310

4.80

39

.11

11,349

4.19

1981

5,766

4.57

47

2.89

3,690

3.70

9,503

4.18

38

.11

9,541

3.65

1982

2,545

3.51

9

1.09

1,672

2.97

4,226

3.26

18

.08

4,244

2.80

1983

3,115

3.44

14

1.39

2,254

3.12

5,383

3.29

30

.11

5,413

2.85

1984

3,135

3.25

19

1.50

2,663

3.51

5,817

3.35

26

.10

5,843

2.93

1985

2,960

3.10

7

.68

2,535

3.46

5,502

3.24

23

.09

5,525

2.84

1986

3,371

3.52

23

3.08

2,545

3.64

5,939

3.57

25

.10

5,964

3.13

1987

4,101

4.15

30

3.78

3,278

4.51

7,409

4.30

43

.17

7,452

3.79

1988

4,937

4.71

28

4.55

4,068

5.18

9,033

4.91

42

.16

9,075

4.33

1989

5,350

4.98

21

3.37

4,142

5.14

9,513

5.04

49

.18

9,562

4.44

1990

5,243

4.87

23

3.84

3,807

4.75

9,073

4.82

39

.15

9,112

4.24

1991

4,646

4.56

35

6.18

3,676

4.71

8,357

4.63

34

.13

8,391

4.06

1992

4,050

4.04

21

3.79

3,134

4.17

7,205

4.09

33

.13

7,238

3.58

1993

3,963

3.93

21

3.94

3,056

4.15

7,040

4.02

30

.12

7,070

3.54

1994

4,194

3.98

18

2.76

2,878

3.85

7,090

3.92

28

.11

7,118

3.46

1995

3,817

3.48

24

3.19

2,646

3.45

6,487

3.47

26

.10

6,513

3.07

1996

3,753

3.39

6

.82

2,598

3.32

6,357

3.35

33

.13

6,390

2.97

1997

3,617

3.23

10

1.47

2,595

3.29

6,222

3.25

30

.12

6,252

2.88

1998

3,720

3.34

16

2.42

2,513

3.20

6,249

3.28

39

.15

6,288

2.90

1999

3,434

3.05

22

3.77

2,545

3.28

6,001

3.15

35

.14

6,036

2.79

2000

3,448

3.12

17

2.98

2,593

3.29

6,058

3.19

41

.16

6,099

2.83

2001

2,963

2.76

18

3.36

2,396

3.25

5,377

2.96

29

.12

5,406

2.62

2002

2,618

2.58

18

3.37

2,203

3.35

4,839

2.89

27

.11

4,866

2.55

2003

2,485

2.47

20

3.92

2,054

3.21

4,559

2.76

28

.12

4,587

2.43

2004

2,581

2.41

17

3.08

1,940

2.96

4,538

2.62

35

.15

4,573

2.33

2005

2,692

2.39

14

2.34

2,007

2.95

4,713

2.60

31

.13

4,744

2.31

2006

2,645

2.22

12

2.41

1,753

2.53

4,410

2.33

40

.16

4450

2.08

2007

2,566

2.09

10

1.97

1,764

2.46

4,341

2.22

25

.10

4,365

1.97

 

All numbers include contractors.

1Includes stone, sand and gravel operations.