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Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL 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

 

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

All

Injs

IR

1978

642

11.23

169

15.51

811

11.91

672

6.47

8

41.33

68

27.43

748

7.02

1979

691

11.23

138

10.66

829

11.13

561

5.35

-

-

22

10.10

583

5.45

1980

682

11.04

159

9.28

841

10.66

498

4.59

-

-

6

5.09

504

4.59

1981

635

10.04

183

9.30

818

9.87

400

3.83

1

16.77

-

-

401

3.83

1982

403

7.60

91

4.44

494

6.72

281

4.14

2

17.35

-

-

283

4.16

1983 1/

341

8.42

41

5.47

382

7.96

230

3.40

9

7.34

1

5.79

240

3.47

1984

265

6.27

34

4.63

299

6.03

221

2.95

10

4.37

-

-

231

2.99

1985

266

6.97

55

8.11

321

7.14

244

3.42

16

7.38

-

-

260

3.53

1986

217

6.36

53

8.33

270

6.67

238

3.73

14

7.08

1

9.67

253

3.84

1987

271

8.19

73

11.67

344

8.74

324

5.10

8

6.39

-

-

332

5.13

1988

306

8.41

66

10.16

372

8.68

378

5.80

9

6.83

-

-

387

5.82

1989

363

9.58

70

10.04

433

9.65

393

6.04

7

4.85

-

-

400

6.01

1990

316

8.31

71

9.96

387

8.57

356

5.51

8

22.12

-

-

364

5.60

1991

251

6.77

71

11.67

322

7.46

300

4.93

18

19.56

-

-

318

5.15

1992

217

5.98

44

6.97

261

6.13

272

4.79

3

3.81

-

-

275

4.78

1993

233

6.94

41

6.82

274

6.93

284

5.22

1

5.02

-

-

285

5.22

1994

211

6.34

41

6.08

252

6.29

277

4.94

-

-

-

-

277

4.93

1995

206

6.35

36

6.30

242

6.34

238

4.20

-

-

-

-

238

4.19

1996

171

5.18

38

6.35

209

5.36

214

3.67

-

-

-

-

214

3.66

1997

186

5.76

23

5.58

209

5.74

211

3.70

1

6.76

-

-

212

3.70

1998

160

5.46

26

7.05

186

5.64

241

4.23

3

6.42

-

-

244

4.25

1999

153

5.63

34

8.13

187

5.96

214

3.91

5

8.45

-

-

219

3.95

2000

131

5.19

22

5.54

153

5.23

237

4.28

-

-

-

-

237

4.27

2001

158

6.10

16

4.02

174

5.82

196

3.80

1

5.92

-

-

197

3.81

2002

125

5.49

11

3.69

136

5.28

173

3.53

-

-

2

10.92

175

3.56

2003

109

4.73

23

7.00

132

5.01

146

3.01

-

-

-

-

146

2.97

2004

110

4.51

22

6.26

132

4.73

185

3.79

1

3.27

-

-

186

3.77

2005

129

5.40

22

5.89

151

5.46

142

3.00

5

5.89

-

-

147

3.04

2006

98

4.06

34

9.29

132

4.75

96

2.03

2

4.03

-

-

98

2.04

2007

131

5.29

43

10.96

174

6.06

109

2.37

7

6.81

-

-

116

2.45


 

 

Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL 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

 

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

1978

1,559

8.93

8

9.44

2,259

8.73

3,826

8.81

18

.26

3,844

7.62

1979

1,412

7.78

3

2.71

2,068

8.39

3,483

8.12

14

.20

3,497

7.00

1980

1,345

7.13

-

-

1,709

7.38

3,054

7.27

12

.18

3,066

6.30

1981

1,219

6.50

-

-

1,466

6.07

2,685

6.26

12

.18

2,697

5.43

1982

777

5.49

-

-

864

5.30

1,641

5.38

10

.18

1,651

4.57

1983 1/

622

5.31

-

-

928

5.18

1,550

5.23

8

.15

1,558

4.45

1984

530

4.18

-

-

944

4.98

1,474

4.65

14

.27

1,488

4.04

1985

581

4.90

3

10.47

813

4.46

1,397

4.64

4

.08

1,401

4.00

1986

523

4.92

1

3.70

709

4.18

1,233

4.46

6

.14

1,239

3.86

1987

676

6.50

2

9.63

1,127

6.58

1,805

6.55

11

.26

1,816

5.70

1988

759

6.94

2

11.29

1,469

8.24

2,230

7.75

15

.35

2,245

6.78

1989

833

7.48

1

22.02

1,529

8.56

2,363

8.15

13

.30

2,376

7.11

1990

751

6.81

-

-

1,252

7.11

2,003

7.00

13

.30

2,016

6.11

1991

640

6.10

-

-

1,096

6.41

1,736

7.29

13

.30

1,749

5.49

1992

536

5.35

-

-

1,013

6.09

1,549

5.81

11

.27

1,560

5.07

1993

559

5.94

-

-

871

5.51

1,430

5.67

7

.18

1,437

4.93

1994

529

5.50

-

-

890

5.58

1,419

5.55

9

.21

1,428

4.79

1995

480

5.05

-

-

826

5.14

1,306

5.11

6

.15

1,312

4.43

1996

423

4.34

-

-

706

4.38

1,129

4.37

7

.17

1,136

3.79

1997

421

4.50

-

-

763

4.74

1,184

4.65

9

.22

1,193

4.03

1998

430

4.76

-

-

696

4.43

1,126

4.55

5

.13

1,131

2.48

1999

406

4.68

-

-

643

4.31

1,049

4.44

6

.16

1,055

3.86

2000

390

4.60

-

-

654

4.52

1,044

4.55

12

.14

1,056

3.98

2001

371

4.55

-

-

646

4.73

1,017

4.66

5

.14

1,022

4.04

2002

311

4.15

-

-

564

4.33

875

4.26

5

.15

880

3.70

2003

278

3.69

-

-

487

3.81

765

3.77

6

.19

771

3.29

2004

318

4.12

-

-

479

3.84

797

3.95

5

.15

802

3.42

2005

298

3.92

-

-

436

3.51

734

3.67

7

.23

741

3.21

2006

230

3.03

-

-

413

3.32

643

3.21

15

.47

658

2.83

2007

85

3.82

-

-

448

3.63

738

3.70

5

.15

743

3.19

 

 

 

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