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

 

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

2,182

11.88

194

4.83

2,376

10.61

920

3.79

11

2.73

5

7.22

936

3.78

1979

2,673

13.77

205

4.45

2,878

11.98

1,138

4.32

20

5.65

4

5.85

1,162

4.34

1980

2,290

11.96

242

4.71

2,532

10.42

955

3.85

14

4.06

4

4.00

973

3.86

1981

2,008

10.38

249

4.64

2,257

9.13

866

3.34

15

4.51

-

-

881

3.35

1982

947

7.78

103

2.84

1,050

6.64

436

2.88

20

5.74

1

15.39

457

2.95

19831

631

7.71

59

2.24

690

6.38

316

2.67

16

4.69

-

-

332

2.73

1984

550

6.70

67

3.17

617

5.98

302

2.63

10

2.99

-

-

312

2.64

1985

401

5.61

38

2.09

439

4.89

258

2.63

14

4.10

-

-

272

2.68

1986

451

6.91

51

3.23

502

6.19

249

2.61

7

1.77

-

-

256

2.58

1987

449

6.90

64

4.06

513

6.35

427

3.89

24

4.96

-

-

451

3.94

1988

642

8.73

73

4.29

717

7.87

515

3.76

24

4.27

-

-

539

3.78

1989

636

8.56

91

4.70

727

7.76

664

4.16

31

6.19

-

-

696

4.22

1990

567

7.60

84

4.09

651

6.84

647

3.70

44

9.39

-

-

691

3.85

1991

464

7.04

67

3.74

531

6.33

655

3.74

8

1.90

-

-

663

3.70

1992

354

6.18

44

2.41

398

5.27

534

3.13

15

3.50

-

-

549

3.14

1993

328

6.42

57

3.62

385

5.76

483

2.80

17

3.50

-

-

500

2.82

1994

390

7.31

65

4.84

455

6.81

425

2.57

12

3.41

33

4.89

470

2.68

1995

367

6.25

55

3.88

422

5.79

435

2.49

17

4.71

17

2.35

469

2.52

1996

412

6.76

61

4.34

473

6.31

412

2.24

15

3.75

27

4.40

454

2.34

1997

374

6.00

42

3.11

416

5.48

382

2.21

10

2.53

15

2.86

407

2.23

1998

370

6.42

50

4.43

420

6.09

351

2.29

11

3.28

13

4.49

375

2.36

1999

313

6.33

32

3.25

345

5.82

305

2.22

11

3.49

8

3.48

324

2.27

2000

257

5.83

35

3.44

292

5.38

265

2.13

10

3.53

16

6.69

291

2.24

2001

184

4.13

19

2.20

203

3.82

215

1.85

6

2.56

4

3.63

225

1.88

2002

149

4.01

14

2.00

163

3.69

188

1.90

2

.93

1

1.68

191

1.88

2003

147

4.07

26

3.53

173

3.98

178

1.93

6

3.02

1

2.25

185

1.96

2004

130

3.41

20

2.53

150

3.26

181

1.77

2

1.91

3

4.83

186

1.79

2005

154

3.68

11

1.33

165

3.30

227

2.13

2

1.93

5

5.66

234

2.15

2006

141

3.08

24

2.68

165

3.02

260

2.18

-

-

1

.70

261

2.15

2007

178

3.27

33

3.56

211

3.32

274

2.06

1

.92

4

3.25

279

2.06

 


 

 

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

 

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

NFDLs

IR

1978

3,312

7.03

76

2.96

1,293

4.55

4,681

5.99

18

.16

4,699

5.27

1979

4,040

7.91

68

3.16

1,535

4.77

5,643

6.63

12

.10

5,655

5.84

1980

3,505

7.08

44

3.44

1,335

4.29

4,884

5.96

14

.12

4,898

5.22

1981

3,138

6.15

39

2.73

1,321

3.89

4,498

5.21

15

.12

4,513

4.58

1982

1,507

4.81

8

1.10

622

2.84

2,137

3.96

9

.10

2,146

3.41

19831

1,022

4.45

12

1.60

514

2.88

1,548

3.72

12

.18

1,560

3.23

1984

929

4.19

13

1.46

590

3.23

1,532

3.71

5

.09

1,537

3.28

1985

711

3.72

2

.24

493

3.11

1,206

3.37

7

.15

1,213

2.99

1986

758

4.20

18

3.26

476

3.43

1,252

3.85

3

.07

1,255

3.42

1987

964

4.93

19

3.32

720

4.59

1,703

4.76

7

.16

1,710

4.25

1988

1,218

5.37

19

5.42

933

5.36

2,239

5.37

4

.08

2,243

4.79

1989

1,422

5.50

15

3.97

892

4.41

2,329

5.01

11

.19

2,351

4.47

1990

1,342

4.88

15

3.94

773

3.76

2,130

4.40

7

.12

2,137

3.93

1991

1,194

4.54

22

5.81

806

3.94

2,022

4.29

8

.13

2,030

3.82

1992

947

3.78

15

4.09

648

3.26

1,610

3.55

10

.17

1,620

3.16

1993

885

3.62

8

2.24

627

3.29

1,520

3.47

8

.15

1,528

3.12

1994

925

3.82

8

2.14

508

2.74

1,441

3.34

8

.16

1,449

3.00

1995

891

3.44

11

2.47

501

2.64

1,403

3.10

8

.15

1,411

2.80

1996

927

3.44

3

.83

577

2.96

1,507

3.22

6

.11

1,513

2.91

1997

823

3.19

5

1.36

593

3.08

1,421

3.13

5

.09

1,426

2.81

1998

795

3.48

3

.87

453

2.51

1,251

3.03

8

.15

1,259

2.71

1999

669

3.31

9

2.88

456

2.75

1,134

3.06

1

.02

1,135

2.72

2000

583

3.17

6

1.85

350

2.24

939

2.73

5

.12

944

2.44

2001

428

2.47

7

2.45

300

2.30

735

2.40

6

.16

741

2.15

2002

354

2.43

6

2.21

280

2.53

640

2.47

2

.06

642

2.19

2003

358

2.59

3

1.24

218

2.09

579

2.37

3

.09

582

2.10

2004

336

2.24

2

.94

220

2.02

558

2.14

6

.16

564

1.90

2005

399

2.51

2

.85

277

2.37

678

2.44

4

.10

682

2.15

2006

426

2.42

4

1.95

235

1.97

665

2.23

5

.12

670

1.97

2007

490

2.46

2

.89

306

2.34

798

2.40

3

.07

801

2.12

 

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