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Table 04. Number of FATAL Injuries and FATAL Incidence Rates (IR) at Metallic

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

 

 

Year

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Dredge

Other

Total

 

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

1978

27

.15

2

.05

29

.13

10

.04

-

-

-

-

10

.04

1979

13

.07

3

.07

16

.07

8

.03

-

-

-

-

8

.03

1980

16

.08

2

.04

18

.07

8

.03

-

-

-

-

8

.03

1981

26

.13

2

.04

28

.11

10

.04

-

-

-

-

10

.04

1982

16

.13

2

.06

18

.11

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19831

6

.07

1

.04

7

.06

3

.03

-

-

-

-

3

.02

1984

11

.13

4

.19

15

.15

4

.03

-

-

-

-

4

.03

1985

10

.14

2

.11

12

.13

2

.02

-

-

-

-

2

.02

1986

4

.06

1

.06

5

.06

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1987

6

.09

-

-

6

.07

4

.04

-

-

-

-

4

.03

1988

5

.07

1

.06

6

.07

2

.01

-

-

-

-

2

.01

1989

8

.11

-

-

8

.11

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1990

4

.05

3

.15

7

.07

7

.04

-

-

-

-

7

.04

1991

8

.12

-

-

8

.10

5

.03

-

-

-

-

5

.03

1992

4

.07

-

-

4

.05

3

.02

-

-

-

-

3

.02

1993

8

.16

-

-

8

.12

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1994

6

.11

-

-

6

.09

2

.01

-

-

-

-

2

.01

1995

3

.05

-

-

3

.04

5

.03

-

-

-

-

5

.03

1996

3

.05

1

.07

4

.05

2

.01

-

-

-

-

2

.01

1997

4

.06

1

.07

5

.07

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1998

3

.05

1

.09

4

.06

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1999

6

.12

2

.20

8

.13

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2000

6

.14

-

-

6

.11

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

2001

7

.16

-

-

7

.13

2

.02

-

-

-

-

2

.02

2002

2

.05

-

-

2

.05

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2003

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2004

1

.03

-

-

1

.02

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

2005

1

.02

1

.12

2

.04

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2006

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

2007

3

.06

1

.11

4

.06

2

.02

-

-

-

-

2

.01

 


 

Table 04. Number of FATAL Injuries and FATAL Incidence Rates (IR) at Metallic

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

 

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

1978

39

.08

-

-

10

.04

49

.06

-

-

49

.05

1979

24

.05

-

-

6

.02

30

.04

-

-

30

.03

1980

26

.05

-

-

3

.01

29

.04

-

-

29

.03

1981

38

.07

-

-

4

.01

42

.05

-

-

42

.04

1982

18

.06

1

.14

2

.01

21

.04

-

-

21

.03

19831

10

.04

-

-

4

.02

14

.03

-

-

14

.03

1984

19

.09

-

-

3

.02

22

.05

-

-

22

.05

1985

14

.07

-

-

1

.01

15

.04

-

-

15

.04

1986

6

.03

1

.18

-

-

7

.02

-

-

7

.02

1987

10

.05

-

-

4

.03

14

.04

-

-

14

.03

1988

8

.03

-

-

1

.01

9

.02

-

-

9

.02

1989

9

.03

-

-

2

.01

11

.02

-

-

11

.02

1990 2/

14

.05

-

-

1

(*)

15

.03

-

-

15

.03

1991

13

.05

-

-

-

-

13

.03

-

-

13

.02

1992

7

.03

-

-

1

.01

8

.02

-

-

8

.02

1993

9

.04

-

-

1

.01

10

.02

-

-

10

.02

1994

8

.03

-

-

2

.01

10

.02

-

-

10

.02

1995

8

.03

-

-

1

.01

9

.02

-

-

9

.02

1996

6

.02

-

-

-

-

6

.01

-

-

6

.01

1997

5

.02

-

-

2

.01

7

.02

-

-

7

.01

1998

4

.02

-

-

2

.01

6

.01

-

-

6

.01

1999

8

.04

-

-

2

.01

10

.03

-

-

10

.02

2000

7

.04

-

-

-

-

7

.02

-

-

7

.02

2001

9

.05

-

-

-

-

9

.03

-

-

9

.03

2002

2

.01

-

-

3

.03

5

.02

-

-

5

.02

2003 2/

-

-

-

-

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

(*)

2004

2

.01

-

-

-

-

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

2005

2

.01

-

-

3

.03

5

.02

-

-

5

.02

2006

1

.01

-

-

2

.02

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

2007

6

.03

-

-

1

.01

7

.02

-

-

7

.02

 

1/ Beginning in 1983, only operator data are available at this level of detail.

2/ If the computation is less than .01 after rounding then an asterisk inside parentheses (*) is printed.