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Table 04. Number of FATAL Injuries and FATAL Incidence

Rates (IR) at Sand and Gravel Operations in the

United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007

 

SURFACE MINES

 

Strip

Dredge

Total w/o Office

Office

Grand Total

Year

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

Fatals

IR

1978

20

.08

5

.08

25

.08

-

-

25

.07

1979

20

.07

5

.08

25

.08

-

-

25

.07

1980

12

.05

3

.06

15

.05

-

-

15

.04

1981

7

.03

2

.04

9

.04

-

-

9

.03

1982

5

.05

1

.05

6

.05

-

-

6

.04

1983 1/

8

.04

7

.17

15

.06

-

-

15

.05

1984

10

.05

1

.02

11

.04

-

-

11

.04

1985

5

.02

3

.07

8

.03

-

-

8

.03

1986

11

.04

2

.05

13

.04

-

-

13

.04

1987

7

.03

9

.20

16

.05

-

-

16

.05

1988

8

.03

-

-

8

.03

-

-

8

.02

1989

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

-

-

3

.01

1990

7

.03

3

.06

10

.03

-

-

10

.03

1991

8

.03

3

.07

11

.04

-

-

11

.03

1992

6

.03

-

-

6

.02

-

-

6

.02

1993

9

.04

2

.04

11

.04

-

-

11

.03

1994

4

.02

1

.02

5

.02

-

-

5

.01

1995

4

.02

2

.04

6

.02

-

-

6

.02

1996

6

.02

4

.09

10

.03

-

-

10

.03

1997

10

.04

3

.06

13

.04

-

-

13

.04

1998

9

.03

2

.04

11

.03

-

-

11

.03

1999

10

.03

2

.04

12

.03

-

-

12

.03

2000

8

.03

3

.06

11

.03

-

-

11

.03

2001

6

.02

2

.04

8

.02

-

-

8

.02

2002

8

.03

2

.04

10

.03

-

-

10

.03

2003

8

.03

2

.04

10

.03

-

-

10

.03

2004

6

.02

2

.04

8

.02

-

-

8

.02

2005

7

.02

2

.04

9

.03

-

-

9

.02

2006

5

.02

1

.02

6

.02

-

-

6

.02

2007

2

.01

3

.06

5

.01

-

-

5

.01

 

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