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Table 07. TOTAL Number of Injuries and TOTAL Incidence Rates

(IR) at Sand and Gravel Operations in the

United States, by Primary Activity, 1978-2007


 

SURFACE MINES

Year

Strip

Dredge

Total w/o office

Office

Grand Total

 

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

All Injs

IR

1978

1,532

5.94

452

7.58

1,984

6.25

13

.28

1,997

5.50

1979

1,510

5.59

330

5.48

1,840

5.57

11

.24

1,851

4.91

1980[1]

1,075

4.38

244

4.59

1,319

4.42

13

.29

1,332

3.88

1981

801

3.79

204

4.49

1,005

3.92

13

.32

1,018

3.42

1982

209

2.12

62

3.08

271

2.28

2

.10

273

1.98

1983

684

3.47

143

3.54

827

3.48

5

.13

832

3.02

1984

854

3.90

160

3.78

1,014

3.88

5

.12

1,019

3.37

1985

912

3.90

182

4.29

1,094

3.96

7

.16

1,101

3.45

1986

1,161

4.71

215

5.02

1,376

4.75

7

.16

1,383

4.14

1987

1,468

5.84

248

5.50

1,716

5.79

8

.17

1,724

5.02

1988

1,706

6.69

377

8.04

2,083

6.90

15

.31

2,098

5.99

1989

2,068

8.09

422

9.19

2,490

8.26

15

.30

2,505

7.13

1990

1,954

7.77

386

8.09

2,340

7.82

19

.38

2,359

6.75

1991

1,742

7.53

337

7.36

2,079

7.50

13

.27

2,092

6.44

1992

1,610

6.96

338

7.34

1,948

7.02

10

.21

1,958

6.03

1993

1,499

6.38

322

6.80

1,821

6.45

11

.23

1,832

5.56

1994

1,511

6.16

334

6.80

1,845

6.26

6

.13

1,851

5.42

1995

1,393

5.62

295

6.10

1,688

5.70

5

.11

1,693

4.94

1996

1,337

5.26

286

6.27

1,623

5.41

10

.21

1,633

4.71

1997

1,348

5.11

264

5.63

1,612

5.19

8

.17

1,620

4.53

1998

1,371

4.94

263

5.45

1,634

5.01

10

.20

1,644

4.38

1999

1,320

4.48

223

4.56

1,543

4.49

12

.24

1,555

3.94

2000

1,242

4.26

259

5.36

1,501

4.41

11

.22

1,512

3.87

2001

1,097

3.80

253

5.37

1,350

4.02

6

.12

1,356

3.52

2002

1,042

3.71

209

4.48

1,251

3.82

7

.14

1,258

3.34

2003

1,019

3.68

232

4.88

1,251

3.85

10

.20

1,261

3.37

2004

937

3.33

235

4.49

1,172

3.51

11

.22

1,183

3.09

2005

1,039

3.61

216

3.97

1,255

3.66

9

.18

1,264

3.22

2006

978

3.32

196

3.61

1,174

3.37

5

.10

1,179

2.96

2007

787

2.78

177

3.48

964

2.89

10

.20

974

2.54

 

 



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