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Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL Incidence Rates (IR) at Metal/Nonmetal1

Operations in the United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

 

Year

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Dredge

Other

Total

 

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

1978

4,631

17.84

643

11.56

5,274

16.73

6,655

7.14

496

7.29

74

23.33

7,225

7.20

1979

5,163

18.77

574

9.00

5,737

16.93

6,646

6.74

393

5.71

27

9.43

7,066

6.68

1980

4,470

16.49

679

9.34

5,149

14.98

5,091

5.47

304

4.98

10

4.59

5,405

5.44

1981

4,110

15.09

809

10.44

4,919

14.06

4,110

4.79

246

4.66

-

-

4,356

4.78

1982

2,197

11.66

336

5.52

2,533

10.16

1,813

4.03

93

3.71

1

3.81

1,907

4.01

1983

1,593

11.37

222

5.06

1,815

9.87

2,787

4.15

178

3.82

1

.33

2,966

4.11

1984

1,407

9.81

230

6.68

1,637

9.20

3,063

4.17

217

4.28

-

-

3,280

4.17

1985

1,248

9.73

207

6.48

1,455

9.08

3,056

4.11

242

4.64

-

-

3,298

4.14

1986

1,123

9.49

199

6.98

1,322

9.01

3,589

4.73

265

5.06

1

9.67

3,855

4.75

1987

1,254

10.71

273

9.13

1,527

10.39

4,834

6.15

335

6.13

-

-

5,169

6.15

1988

1,633

12.52

332

9.93

1,965

11.99

5,932

7.16

453

8.03

-

-

6,385

7.22

1989

1,717

13.00

336

8.99

2,053

12.12

6,662

7.84

530

9.67

-

-

7,192

7.95

1990

1,489

11.20

342

9.10

1,831

10.74

6,214

7.31

462

8.37

-

-

6,676

7.37

1991

1,316

10.72

278

8.22

1,594

10.18

5,610

6.93

384

7.30

-

-

5,994

6.95

1992

1,037

9.21

216

6.49

1,259

8.63

5,137

6.38

391

7.46

-

-

5,528

7.07

1993

1,005

9.62

221

7.23

1,226

9.08

4,974

6.08

301

6.92

2

2.63

5,347

6.13

1994

1,032

9.42

227

7.06

1,259

9.04

5,024

5.89

361

6.63

46

6.41

5,431

5.94

1995

1,003

8.68

199

6.35

1,202

8.18

4,738

5.34

334

6.14

30

3.52

5,102

5.37

1996

1,046

8.71

221

7.29

1,267

8.42

4,394

4.90

319

6.01

38

5.13

4,751

4.97

1997

973

8.04

169

5.88

1,142

7.62

4,393

4.83

296

5.47

25

4.08

4,714

4.86

1998

918

7.81

207

8.02

1,125

7.84

4,289

4.57

284

5.30

20

5.47

4,593

4.73

1999

857

7.88

150

6.47

1,007

7.63

4,033

4.32

250

4.61

12

2.42

4,295

4.32

2000

768

7.51

208

7.37

976

7.48

3,987

4.34

288

5.37

21

6.69

4,296

4.40

2001

662

6.48

104

4.72

766

6.17

3,516

3.92

273

5.20

5

3.01

3,794

3.99

2002

500

5.75

94

5.23

594

5.66

3,139

3.66

216

4.28

5

4.73

3,360

3.70

2003

449

5.28

113

6.00

562

5.41

2,916

3.43

242

4.59

1

1.08

3,159

3.49

2004

487

5.36

111

5.06

598

5.3

3,096

3.44

244

4.42

7

5.53

3,347

3.50

2005

539

5.52

138

5.65

677

5.54

3,212

3.40

227

3.92

9

5.12

3,448

3.44

2006

480

4.55

134

5.00

614

4.64

3,154

3.16

205

3.55

4

1.81

3,363

3.18

2007

546

4.58

177

5.82

723

4.84

2,975

2.92

192

3.49

4

1.75

3,171

2.94


 

Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL Incidence Rates (IR) at Metal/Nonmetal1

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

 

 

 

Year

Total Mining

Indp Shops/Yrds

Mills

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

 

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

1978

12,499

9.48

211

7.00

8,591

8.56

21,301

9.05

103

.30

21,404

7.95

1979

12,803

9.17

189

7.32

8,335

7.91

21,327

8.61

84

.24

21,411

7.57

1980

10,502

7.85

96

6.25

6,802

6.78

17,400

7.38

68

.19

17,468

6.46

1981

9,039

7.16

70

4.30

5,860

5.88

14,969

6.58

63

.19

15,032

5.75

1982

4,257

5.87

21

2.54

2,681

4.76

6,959

5.37

37

.17

6,996

4.62

1983

4,781

5.28

23

2.28

3,668

5.07

8,472

5.17

50

.19

8,522

4.48

1984

4,917

5.10

34

2.69

4,089

5.39

9,040

5.21

49

.19

9,089

4.56

1985

4,753

4.97

29

2.81

3,911

5.34

8,693

5.12

40

.16

8,733

4.48

1986

5,177

5.40

42

5.62

4,061

5.81

9,280

5.57

44

.18

9,324

4.89

1987

6,696

6.78

55

6.93

5,622

7.74

12,373

7.19

67

.27

12,440

6.32

1988

8,350

7.96

58

9.43

7,369

9.39

15,777

8.58

88

.34

15,865

7.57

1989

9,245

8.61

45

7.21

7,778

9.65

17,068

9.05

100

.38

17,168

7.98

1990

8,507

7.90

50

8.35

6,513

8.13

15,070

8.00

91

.34

15,161

7.05

1991

7,588

7.45

57

10.06

6,262

8.03

13,907

7.71

78

.30

13,985

6.76

1992

6,787

6.77

40

7.23

5,482

7.30

12,309

7.00

67

.26

12,376

6.13

1993

6,573

6.52

40

7.50

5,221

7.09

11,834

6.76

64

.26

11,898

5.96

1994

6,690

6.35

33

5.05

5,007

6.71

11,730

6.49

60

.24

11,790

5.72

1995

6,304

5.75

34

4.52

4,732

6.18

11,070

5.92

49

.19

11,119

5.24

1996

6,018

5.44

20

2.73

4,491

5.73

10,529

5.55

53

21

10,582

4.92

1997

5,856

5.23

35

5.15

4,383

5.56

10,274

5.36

59

.23

10,333

4.75

1998

5,718

5.13

34

5.15

4,304

5.47

10,056

5.27

63

.24

10,119

4.67

1999

5,302

4.71

35

6.00

4,196

5.41

9,533

5.00

63

.25

9,596

4.44

2000

5,272

4.76

45

7.89

4,212

5.34

9,529

5.01

71

.28

9,600

4.45

2001

4,560

4.24

36

6.72

3,806

5.17

8,402

4.63

47

.19

8,449

4.10

2002

3,955

3.90

30

5.62

3,349

5.10

7,333

4.37

42

.18

7,374

3.86

2003

3,721

3.69

31

6.08

3,088

4.82

6,840

4.14

42

.18

6,882

3.65

2004

3,945

3.69

25

4.53

2,947

4.50

6,917

4.00

59

.25

6,976

3.55

2005

4,125

3.66

28

4.69

3,051

4.48

7,204

3.97

56

.23

7,260

3.54

2006

3,977

3.34

27

5.43

2,746

3.96

6,750

3.57

57

.23

6,807

3.19

2007

3,894

3.17

19

3.75

2,711

3.78

6,624

3.40

43

.17

6,667

3.02

 

All numbers include contractors.

1Includes stone, sand and gravel operations.