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INJURY EXPERIENCE AND WORKTIME DATA AT ALL METAL/NONMETAL

MINES IN THE UNITED STATES

Includes office workers and contractors, 1973-2007

 

Year

Fatal injuries

Inci-

dence

rate

NFDL

Inci-

dence

rate

NDL

Inci-

dence

rate

Total

Inci-

dence

rate

Number

of employees

Employee hours

1973

175

.079

8,273

3.74

6,548

2.96

14,996

6.79

246,665

441,829,410

1974

158

.068

8,916

3.81

6,222

2.66

15,296

6.55

271,606

467,318,791

1975

123

.052

8,438

3.56

5,675

2.40

14,236

6.01

277,978

473,409,463

1976

113

.045

8,518

3.37

4,614

1.83

13,245

5.24

278,605

505,073,568

1977 [1]

134

.052

8,679

3.39

6,075

2.37

14,888

5.81

285,165

512,155,510

1978

136

.051

12,339

4.58

8,929

3.32

21,404

7.95

288,577

538,434,568

1979

123

.043

13,609

4.81

7,679

2.71

21,411

7.57

308,085

565,968,239

1980

103

.038

11,349

4.19

6,016

2.22

17,468

6.46

301,635

541,111,101

1981

84

.032

9,541

3.65

5.407

2.07

15,032

5.75

296,848

522,849,548

1982

51

.034

4,244

2.80

2,701

1.78

6,996

4.62

230,025

303,131,375

1983

62

.033

5,413

2.85

3,047

1.60

8,522

4.48

214,661

380,433,406

1984

80

.040

5,843

2.93

3,166

1.59

9,089

4.56

219,727

398,573,761

1985

57

.029

5,525

2.84

3,151

1.62

8,733

4.48

218,112

389,494,080

1986

49

.026

5,964

3.13

3,311

1.74

9,324

4.89

209,638

381,399,782

1987

67

.034

7,452

3.79

4,921

2.50

12,440

6.32

213,532

393,730,341

1988

49

.023

9,075

4.33

6,741

3.22

15,865

7.57

225,422

418,998,080

1989

48

.022

9,562

4.44

7,558

3.51

17,168

7.98

234,549

430,250,737

1990

56

.026

9,112

4.24

5,993

2.79

15,161

7.05

235,690

429,864,060

1991

53

.026

8,391

4.06

5,541

2.68

13,985

6.76

230,107

413,467,990

1992

43

.021

7,238

3.58

5,095

2.52

12,376

6.13

224,567

404,060,381

1993

51

.026

7,070

3.54

4,777

2.39

11,898

5.96

219,320

399,545,224

1994

40

.019

7,118

3.46

4,632

2.25

11,790

5.73

225,498

411,597,046

1995

53

.025

6,513

3.07

4,553

2.15

11,119

5.24

229,536

424,397,510

1996

47

.022

6,390

2.97

4,145

1.93

10,582

4.92

229,045

430,359,998

1997

61

.028

6,252

2.88

4,020

1.85

10,333

4.75

235,915

434,668,622

1998

51

.024

6,288

2.90

3,780

1.75

10,119

4.67

235,232

433,218,256

1999

55

.025

6,036

2.79

3,505

1.62

9,596

4.44

238,852

432,425,488

2000

47

.022

6,099

2.83

3,454

1.60

9,600

4.45

240,450

431,382,070

2001

30

.015

5,406

2.62

3,013

1.46

8,449

4.10

232,770

412,205,324

2002

42

.022

4,866

2.55

2,466

1.29

7,374

3.86

218,148

382,310,886

2003

26

.014

4,587

2.43

2,269

1.20

6,882

3.65

215,325

377,134,538

2004

27

.014

4,573

2.33

2,376

1.21

6,976

3.55

220,274

393,168,068

2005

35

.017

4,744

2.31

2,481

1.21

7,260

3.54

228,401

410,736,511

2006

25

.012

4,450

2.08

2,332

1.09

6,807

3.19

240,522

427,369,807

2007

33

.015

4,365

1.97

2,269

1.03

6,635

3.01

255,187

441,512,876

 



[1] Includes one office fatality.