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Table 06. Number of NO DAYS LOST (NDL) Injuries and NDL Incidence Rates (IR) 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

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

1,860

7.17

305

5.48

2,165

6.87

2,785

2.99

225

3.31

21

6.62

3,031

3.02

1979

1,855

6.74

234

3.67

2,089

6.17

2,381

2.42

111

1.61

4

1.40

2,496

2.36

1980

1,603

5.91

292

4.01

1,895

5.51

1,671

1.80

77

1.26

3

1.38

1,751

1.76

1981

1,495

5.49

391

5.04

1,886

5.36

1,366

1.59

68

1.29

-

-

1,434

1.57

1982

902

4.79

159

2.61

1,061

4.26

670

1.49

28

1.12

-

-

698

1.47

1983

608

4.34

96

2.19

704

3.83

883

1.31

31

.66

-

-

914

1.27

1984

571

3.98

111

3.22

682

3.83

980

1.33

62

1.22

-

-

1,042

1.33

1985

562

4.38

96

3.00

658

4.11

1,025

1.38

66

1.26

-

-

1,091

1.37

1986

439

3.71

88

3.09

527

3.59

1,145

1.51

92

1.76

-

-

1,237

1.52

1987

553

4.72

126

4.21

679

4.62

1,712

2.18

147

2.69

-

-

1,859

2.21

1988

689

5.28

163

4.87

852

5.20

2,304

2.78

224

3.97

-

-

2,528

2.86

1989

752

5.70

147

3.94

899

5.31

2,710

3.19

246

4.49

-

-

2,956

3.27

1990

583

4.39

161

4.28

744

4.36

2,286

2.69

189

3.42

-

-

2,475

2.73

1991

551

4.49

113

3.34

664

4.24

2,085

2.58

148

2.81

-

-

2,233

2.59

1992

448

3.98

104

3.12

552

3.78

1,974

2.45

175

3.34

-

-

2,149

2.75

1993

393

3.76

90

2.95

483

3.58

1,938

2.37

147

2.74

2

2.63

2,087

2.39

1994

370

3.38

88

2.96

458

3.29

1,871

2.19

125

2.37

11

1.53

2,007

2.20

1995

398

3.44

80

2.55

478

3.25

1.833

2.07

123

2.26

10

1.17

1,966

2.07

1996

389

3.24

90

2.97

479

3.18

1,623

1.81

116

2.19

10

1.35

1,749

1.83

1997

367

3.03

67

2.33

434

2.90

1,616

1.78

128

2.37

8

1.31

1,752

1.81

1998

309

2.63

80

3.10

389

2.71

1,471

1.57

96

1.79

5

1.37

1,572

1.62

1999

278

2.56

74

3.19

352

2.67

1,382

1.48

84

1.55

3

.61

1,469

1.48

2000

271

2.65

92

3.26

363

2.78

1,323

1.44

97

1.81

4

1.27

1,424

1.46

2001

257

2.52

50

2.27

307

2.47

1,169

1.30

92

1.75

1

.60

1,262

1.33

2002

172

1.98

35

1.95

207

1.97

1,018

1.19

82

1.63

3

2.84

1,103

1.21

2003

150

1.76

39

2.07

189

1.82

955

1.12

73

1.39

-

-

1,028

1.14

2004

170

1.87

54

2.46

224

1.98

1,033

1.15

85

1.54

4

3.16

1,122

1.17

2005

208

2.13

70

2.86

278

2.28

1,061

1.12

66

1.14

4

2.27

1,131

1.13

2006

174

1.65

43

1.60

217

1.64

1,025

1.03

70

1.21

3

1.36

1,098

1.04

2007

192

1.61

76

2.50

268

1.79

973

.95

62

1.12

-

-

1,035

.96


 

 

 

Table 06. Number of NO DAYS LOST (NDL) Injuries and NDL Incidence Rates (IR)

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

 

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

5,196

3.94

117

3.88

3,560

3.55

8,873

3.77

56

.17

8,929

3.32

1979

4,585

3.28

99

3.84

2,952

2.80

7,636

3.08

43

.12

7,679

2.71

1980

3,629

2.71

42

2.73

2,316

2.31

5,987

2.54

29

.08

6,016

2.22

1981

3,209

2.54

23

1.41

2,150

2.16

5,382

2.37

25

.07

5,407

2.07

1982

1,671

2.31

11

1.33

1,000

1.78

2,682

2.07

19

.09

2,701

1.78

1983

1,618

1.79

9

.89

1,400

1.94

3,027

1.85

20

.08

3,047

1.60

1984

1,724

1.79

15

1.19

1,404

1.85

3,143

1.81

23

.09

3,166

1.59

1985

1,749

1.83

22

2.13

1,363

1.86

3,134

1.84

17

.07

3,151

1.62

1986

1,764

1.84

18

2.41

1,510

2.16

3,292

1.98

19

.08

3,311

1.74

1987

2,538

2.57

25

3.15

2,334

3.21

4,897

2.84

24

.10

4,921

2.50

1988

3,380

3.22

30

4.88

3,285

4.19

6,695

3.64

46

.18

6,741

3.22

1989

3,855

3.59

24

3.85

3,628

4.50

7,507

3.98

51

.19

7,558

3.51

1990

3,219

2.99

27

4.51

2,695

3.37

5,941

3.15

52

.20

5,993

2.79

1991

2,897

2.84

22

3.88

2,578

3.30

5,497

3.05

44

.17

5,541

2.68

1992

2,701

2.69

19

3.43

2,341

3.12

5,061

2.88

34

.13

5,095

2.52

1993

2,570

2.55

19

3.56

2,154

2.92

4,743

2.71

34

.14

4,777

2.39

1994

2,465

2.34

15

2.30

2,120

2.84

4,600

2.55

32

.13

4,632

2.25

1995

2,444

2.23

10

1.33

2,076

2.71

4,530

2.42

23

.09

4,553

2.15

1996

2,228

2.01

14

1.91

1,883

2.40

4,125

2.17

20

.08

4,145

1.93

1997

2,186

1.95

25

3.68

1,780

2.26

3,991

2.08

29

.11

4,020

1.85

1998

1,961

1.76

18

2.73

1,777

2.26

3,756

1.97

24

.09

3,780

1.75

1999

1,821

1.62

13

2.23

1,643

2.12

3,477

1.82

28

.11

3,505

1.62

2000

1,787

1.61

28

4.91

1,609

2.04

3,424

1.80

30

.12

3,454

1.60

2001

1,569

1.46

18

3.36

1,408

1.91

2,995

1.65

18

.07

3,013

1.46

2002

1,310

1.29

12

2.25

1,130

1.72

2,452

1.46

14

.06

2,466

1.29

2003

1,217

1.21

10

1.96

1,028

1.60

2,255

1.36

14

.06

2,269

1.20

2004

1,346

1.26

8

1.45

998

1.52

2,352

1.36

24

0.10

2,376

1.21

2005

1,409

1.25

14

2.34

1,033

1.52

2,456

1.36

25

.10

2,481

1.21

2006

1,315

1.11

15

3.02

985

1.42

2,315

1.23

17

.07

2,332

1.09

2007

1,303

1.06

9

1.77

939

1.31

2,251

1.15

18

.07

2,269

1.02

 

All numbers include contractors.

1Includes stone, sand and gravel operations.