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

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

6

.10

1

.09

7

.10

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1979

12

.20

1

.08

13

.17

9

.09

-

-

-

-

9

.08

1980

4

.06

1

.06

5

.06

5

.05

-

-

-

-

5

.05

1981

3

.05

-

-

3

.04

4

04

-

-

-

-

4

.04

1982

6

.11

1

.05

7

.10

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1983 1/

5

.12

-

-

5

.10

2

.03

-

-

-

-

2

.03

1984

2

.05

-

-

2

.04

3

.04

-

-

-

-

3

.04

1985

1

.03

-

-

1

.02

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

1986

2

.06

-

-

2

.05

4

.06

-

-

-

-

4

.06

1987

1

.03

-

-

1

.03

2

.03

-

-

-

-

2

.03

1988

2

.05

-

-

2

.05

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1989

2

.05

-

-

2

.04

1

.02

-

-

-

-

1

.02

1990

3

.08

-

-

3

.07

1

.02

-

-

-

-

1

.02

1991

1

.03

-

-

1

.02

1

.02

-

-

-

-

1

.02

1992

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

.04

-

-

-

-

2

.03

1993

1

.03

-

-

1

.03

3

.06

-

-

-

-

3

.05

1994

1

.03

-

-

1

.02

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1995

3

.09

-

-

3

.08

3

.05

-

-

-

-

3

.05

1996

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1997

1

.03

-

-

1

.03

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1998

2

.07

-

-

2

.06

1

.02

-

-

-

-

1

.02

1999

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

.04

-

-

-

-

2

.04

2000

1

.04

-

-

1

.03

2

.04

-

-

-

-

2

.04

2001

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2003

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2004

1

.04

-

-

1

.04

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2005

2

.08

-

-

2

.07

2

.04

-

-

-

-

2

.04

2006

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2007

1

.04

-

-

1

.03

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 


 

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

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

8

.05

-

-

5

.02

13

.03

-

-

13

.03

1979

22

.12

-

-

5

.02

27

.06

-

-

27

.05

1980

10

.05

-

-

7

.03

17

.04

-

-

17

.03

1981

7

.04

-

-

7

.03

14

.03

-

-

14

.03

1982

8

.06

-

-

6

.04

14

.05

-

-

14

.04

1983 1/

7

.06

-

-

1

.01

8

.03

-

-

8

.02

1984

5

.04

-

-

3

.02

8

.03

-

-

8

.02

1985

2

.02

-

-

-

-

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

1986

6

.06

-

-

1

.01

7

.03

-

-

7

.02

1987

3

.03

-

-

1

.01

4

.01

-

-

4

.01

1988

2

.02

-

-

1

.01

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

1989

3

.03

-

-

1

.01

4

.01

-

-

4

.01

1990

4

.04

-

-

-

-

4

.01

-

-

4

.01

1991

2

.02

-

-

1

.01

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

1992

2

.02

-

-

3

.02

5

.02

-

-

5

.02

1993

4

.04

-

-

-

-

4

.02

-

-

4

.01

1994

1

.01

-

-

1

.01

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

1995

6

.06

-

-

3

.02

9

.04

-

-

9

.03

1996

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1997

1

.01

-

-

1

.01

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

1998

3

.03

-

-

1

.01

4

.02

-

-

4

.01

1999

2

.02

-

-

-

-

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

2000

3

.04

-

-

-

-

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

2001

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2003

-

-

-

-

2

.02

2

.01

-

-

2

.01

2004 2/

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

(*)

-

-

1

(*)

2005

4

.05

-

-

-

-

4

.02

-

-

4

.02

2006

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2007 2/

1

.01

-

-

-

-

1

.01

-

-

1

(*)

 

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.