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Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL Incidence Rates (IR) at Metallic Operations in the United States,

by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

 

 

Underground Mines

Surface Mines

 

Underground

Surf at UG

Total

Strip

Dredge

Other

Total

Year

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

1978

3,787

20.61

415

10.33

4,202

18.77

1,673

6.90

20

4.97

6

8.66

1,699

6.87

1979

4,288

22.09

384

8.34

4,672

19.45

1,945

7.39

38

10.73

5

7.31

1,988

7.43

1980

3,643

19.02

461

8.97

4,104

16.89

1,542

6.22

19

5.51

4

4.00

1,565

6.20

1981

3,328

17.21

496

9.24

3,824

15.47

1,374

5.30

19

5.71

-

-

1,393

5.30

1982

1,695

13.92

211

5.82

1,906

12.06

659

4.35

25

7.18

1

15.39

685

4.42

19831

1,084

13.25

125

4.74

1,209

11.17

518

4.38

22

6.45

-

-

540

4.44

1984

981

11.94

153

7.24

1,134

10.98

525

4.57

35

10.47

-

-

560

4.74

1985

825

11.54

94

5.16

919

10.24

473

4.82

27

7.92

-

-

500

4.92

1986

786

12.04

106

6.72

892

11.00

417

4.38

29

7.34

-

-

446

4.49

1987

838

12.88

131

8.30

969

5.57

671

6.12

65

13.43

-

-

736

6.43

1988

1,114

15.14

162

9.26

1,276

14.01

874

6.38

63

11.21

-

-

937

6.57

1989

1,142

15.36

170

8.79

1,312

14.01

1,154

7.23

86

17.16

-

-

1,240

7.53

1990

994

13.32

184

8.96

1,178

12.38

971

5.55

56

11.95

-

-

1,027

5.72

1991

851

12.91

129

7.20

980

11.69

996

5.69

14

3.32

-

-

1,010

5.64

1992

671

11.72

103

5.63

774

10.24

885

5.18

34

7.94

-

-

919

5.25

1993

599

11.72

108

6.86

707

10.57

790

4.58

30

7.10

2

2.63

822

4.64

1994

625

11.72

107

7.96

732

10.96

716

4.33

16

4.55

43

6.37

775

4.41

1995

613

10.44

98

6.91

711

9.75

736

4.21

24

6.66

26

3.59

786

4.23

1996

672

11.03

108

7.69

780

10.40

682

3.71

21

5.25

35

5.70

738

3.80

1997

630

10.10

77

5.70

707

9.32

628

3.63

14

3.54

22

4.19

664

3.64

1998

572

9.93

88

7.79

660

9.58

612

4.00

14

4.18

16

5.53

642

4.03

1999

500

10.11

59

6.00

559

9.42

502

3.66

19

6.02

11

4.78

532

3.73

2000

437

9.92

59

5.80

496

9.14

464

3.72

16

5.65

20

8.37

500

3.85

2001

339

7.62

40

4.63

379

7.13

364

3.13

9

3.84

5

4.53

378

3.15

2002

252

6.78

30

4.28

282

6.38

295

2.98

2

.93

3

5.03

300

2.95

2003

226

6.25

40

5.44

266

6.11

268

2.91

6

3.02

1

2.25

275

2.91

2004

236

6.19

34

4.31

270

5.87

295

2.88

5

4.79

6

9.66

306

2.94

2005

258

6.17

28

3.40

286

5.71

358

3.35

3

2.90

9

10.18

370

3.40

2006

228

4.98

33

3.69

261

4.77

384

3.22

1

.94

4

2.82

389

3.20

2007

285

5.24

62

6.68

347

5.45

407

3.06

1

.92

4

3.25

412

3.04

 


Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL 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

 

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

 

1978

5,901

12.52

173

6.73

2,600

9.16

8,674

11.11

39

.35

8,713

9.77

 

1979

6,660

13.12

157

7.29

2,775

8.62

9,592

11.27

27

.23

9,619

9.93

 

1980

5,669

11.45

77

6.03

2,252

7.23

7,998

9.76

30

.25

8,028

8.56

 

1981

5,217

10.23

60

4.21

2,265

6.67

7,542

8.73

28

.23

7,570

7.68

 

1982

2,591

8.28

20

2.74

1,107

5.06

3,718

6.90

20

.22

3,738

5.94

 

19831

1,749

7.61

18

2.40

949

5.31

2,716

6.53

20

.30

2,736

5.67

 

1984

1,694

7.65

23

2.58

1,022

5.59

2,739

6.63

14

.25

2,753

5.87

 

1985

1,419

7.42

19

2.31

851

5.36

2,289

6.39

12

.26

2,301

5.68

 

1986

1,338

7.42

34

6.16

823

5.92

2,195

6.76

8

.19

2,203

6.00

 

1987

1,705

8.73

38

6.64

1,295

8.25

3,038

8.49

12

.11

3,050

7.58

 

1988

2,213

9.47

33

8.95

1,730

9.62

3,976

9.53

16

.31

3,992

8.52

 

1989

2,552

9.88

27

7.15

1,797

8.88

4,376

9.42

21

.36

4,397

8.40

 

1990

2,205

8.03

33

8.66

1,379

6.71

3,617

7.47

21

.35

3,638

6.69

 

1991

1,990

7.57

34

8.99

1,396

6.82

3,420

7.25

22

.36

3,442

6.47

 

1992

1,693

6.76

26

7.09

1,246

6.27

2,965

6.55

15

.25

2,980

5.81

 

1993

1,529

6.26

20

5.59

1,189

6.24

2,738

6.24

14

.27

2,752

5.61

 

1994

1,507

6.22

17

4.56

1,029

5.56

2,553

5.92

14

.27

2,567

5.32

 

1995

1,497

5.79

15

3.37

1,050

5.54

2,562

5.66

17

.33

2,579

5.11

 

1996

1,518

5.64

14

3.87

1,072

5.51

2,604

5.57

11

.21

2,615

5.03

 

1997

1,371

5.31

18

4.90

1,072

5.57

2,461

5.42

10

.19

2,471

4.86

 

1998

1,302

5.71

15

4.36

1,007

5.57

2,324

5.64

12

.23

2,336

5.02

 

1999

1,091

5.40

14

4.48

888

5.35

1,993

5.37

5

.11

1,998

4.79

 

2000

996

5.41

24

7.39

728

4.65

1,748

5.08

11

.25

1,759

4.54

 

2001

757

4.37

20

7.01

567

4.35

1,344

4.39

8

.21

1,352

3.93

 

2002

582

3.99

9

3.32

504

4.55

1,095

4.22

3

.09

1,098

3.75

 

2003

541

3.92

5

2.06

389

3.73

935

3.82

5

.15

940

3.39

 

2004

576

3.84

6

2.83

381

3.50

963

3.69

10

.27

973

3.27

 

2005

656

4.13

10

4.24

452

3.88

1,118

4.03

6

.15

1,124

3.55

 

2006

650

3.69

11

5.36

387

3.24

1,048

3.52

7

.17

1,055

3.11

 

2007

759

3.81

7

3.13

473

3.61

1,239

3.73

5

.11

1,244

3.30

 

 

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