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

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

1,578

8.59

219

5.45

1,797

8.03

743

3.06

9

2.23

1

1.44

753

3.04

1979

1,602

8.25

176

3.82

1,778

7.40

799

3.03

18

5.08

1

1.46

818

3.06

1980

1,337

6.98

217

4.22

1,554

6.40

579

2.34

5

1.45

-

-

584

2.31

1981

1,294

6.69

245

4.56

1,539

6.23

498

1.92

4

1.20

-

-

502

1.91

1982

732

6.01

106

2.92

838

5.30

223

1.47

5

1.44

-

-

228

1.47

19831

447

5.46

65

2.46

512

4.73

199

1.68

6

1.76

-

-

205

1.69

1984

420

5.11

82

3.88

502

4.86

219

1.91

25

7.48

-

-

244

2.06

1985

414

5.79

54

2.96

468

5.22

213

2.17

13

3.81

-

-

226

2.22

1986

331

5.07

54

3.42

385

4.75

167

1.75

22

5.57

-

-

189

1.90

1987

383

5.89

67

4.25

450

5.57

240

2.19

41

8.47

-

-

281

2.45

1988

467

6.35

86

4.92

553

6.07

357

2.60

39

6.94

-

-

396

2.77

1989

498

6.70

79

4.08

577

6.16

489

3.06

55

10.98

-

-

544

3.30

1990

423

5.67

97

4.73

520

5.47

317

1.81

12

2.56

-

-

329

1.83

1991

379

5.75

62

3.46

441

5.26

336

1.92

6

1.42

-

-

342

1.91

1992

313

5.47

59

3.23

372

4.92

348

2.04

19

4.43

-

-

367

2.10

1993

263

5.15

51

3.24

314

4.70

306

1.78

13

3.08

2

2.63

321

1.81

1994

229

4.29

42

4.84

271

4.06

289

1.75

4

1.14

10

1.48

303

1.72

1995

243

4.14

43

3.03

286

3.92

296

1.69

7

1.94

9

1.24

312

1.68

1996

257

4.22

46

3.27

303

4.04

268

1.46

6

1.50

8

1.30

282

1.45

1997

252

4.04

34

2.52

286

3.77

246

1.42

4

1.01

7

1.33

257

1.41

1998

199

3.45

37

3.28

236

3.42

261

1.71

3

.90

3

1.04

267

1.68

1999

181

3.66

25

2.54

206

3.47

197

1.44

8

2.53

3

1.30

208

1.46

2000

174

3.95

24

2.36

198

3.65

198

1.59

6

2.12

4

1.67

208

1.60

2001

148

3.33

21

2.43

169

3.18

147

1.26

3

1.28

1

.91

151

1.26

2002

101

2.72

16

2.28

117

2.65

107

1.08

-

-

2

3.35

109

1.07

2003

79

2.18

14

1.90

93

2.14

90

.98

-

-

-

-

90

.95

2004

105

2.76

14

1.77

119

2.59

113

1.10

3

2.87

3

4.83

119

1.14

2005

103

2.46

16

1.94

119

2.38

131

1.23

1

.97

4

4.52

136

1.25

2006

87

1.90

9

1.01

96

1.76

123

1.03

1

.94

3

2.11

127

1.04

2007

104

1.91

28

3.02

132

2.07

131

.98

-

-

-

-

131

.97

 


 

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

 

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

NDLs

IR

1978

2,550

5.41

97

3.78

1,297

4.57

3,944

5.05

21

.19

3,965

4.45

1979

2,596

5.11

89

4.13

1,234

3.83

3,919

4.60

15

.13

3,934

4.06

1980

2,138

4.32

33

2.58

914

2.93

3,085

3.76

16

.14

3,101

3.31

1981

2,041

4.00

21

1.47

940

2.77

3,002

3.47

13

.11

3,015

3.06

1982

1,066

3.41

11

1.51

483

2.21

1,560

2.89

11

.12

1,571

2.49

19831

717

3.12

6

.80

431

2.41

1,154

2.77

8

.12

1,162

2.41

1984

746

3.37

10

1.12

429

2.35

1,185

2.87

9

.16

1,194

2.55

1985

694

3.63

17

2.06

357

2.25

1,068

2.98

5

.11

1,073

2.65

1986

574

3.18

15

2.72

347

2.50

936

2.88

5

.12

941

2.56

1987

731

3.74

19

3.32

571

3.64

1,321

3.69

5

.11

1,326

3.30

1988

949

4.06

13

3.52

766

4.26

1,728

4.14

12

.23

1,740

3.71

1989

1,121

4.34

12

3.18

903

4.46

2,036

4.38

10

.17

2,046

3.91

1990

849

3.09

18

4.73

605

2.94

1,472

3.04

14

.24

1,486

2.73

1991

783

2.98

12

3.17

590

2.88

1,385

2.94

14

.23

1,399

2.63

1992

739

2.95

11

3.00

597

3.00

1,347

2.97

5

.08

1,352

2.63

1993

635

2.60

12

3.36

561

2.94

1,208

2.76

6

.12

1,214

2.48

1994

574

2.37

9

2.41

519

2.80

1,102

2.55

6

.12

1,108

2.30

1995

598

2.31

4

.90

548

2.89

1,150

2.54

9

.17

1,159

2.30

1996

585

2.17

11

3.04

495

2.54

1,091

2.33

5

.21

1,096

2.11

1997

543

2.10

13

3.54

477

2.48

1,033

2.27

5

.09

1,038

2.04

1998

503

2.20

12

3.48

552

3.05

1,067

2.59

4

.08

1,071

2.30

1999

414

2.05

5

1.60

430

2.59

849

2.29

4

.09

853

2.05

2000

406

2.21

18

5.54

378

2.42

802

2.33

6

.14

808

2.09

2001

320

1.85

13

4.56

267

2.05

600

1.96

2

.05

1,352

1.75

2002

226

1.55

3

1.11

221

2.00

450

1.73

1

.03

451

1.54

2003

183

1.33

2

.82

170

1.63

355

1.45

2

.06

357

1.29

2004

238

1.59

4

1.89

161

1.48

403

1.54

4

.11

407

1.37

2005

255

1.61

8

3.39

172

1.47

435

1.57

2

.05

437

1.38

2006

223

1.26

7

3.41

150

1.25

380

1.28

2

.05

382

1.12

2007

263

1.32

5

2.23

166

1.27

434

1.31

2

.04

436

1.16

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