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Fatality Reports

Find current and historical Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatalgrams, and Fatal Investigation Reports for coal and metal/nonmetal mines. Access quarterly and annual summaries of mining fatalities along with associated best practices and preventative recommendations. View information about non-chargeable mining deaths.

Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatalgrams, and Fatal Investigation Reports

View all preliminary accident reports, fatalgrams and fatal investigation reports for coal and metal/nonmetal mines in the United States. Filter fatalities by date, state, material mined, accident location, and more.
Access preliminary accident reports, fatalgrams, and fatal investigation reports

Fatality Summaries and Preventive Recommendations

Quarterly and Annual Summaries with Preventive Recommendations
View quarterly and annual reports, presentations, press releases and other materials summarizing coal and metal/nonmetal mining fatalities from 2010 through the present.
View Quarterly and Annual Summaries with Preventive Recommendations

Annual Fatal Accident Reviews for Metal/Nonmetal Mines
View annual fatality summary presentations from MSHA’s metal/nonmetal division outlining fatality statistics and classifications along with accident causes and preventative recommendations.
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

Metal/Nonmetal Monitor
View tables summarizing metal/nonmetal mining fatality information from 1998 through the present.
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998

Non-Chargeable Mining Deaths

MSHA investigates all deaths on mine property; however, some deaths are unrelated to mining activity and are not counted in the statistics MSHA uses to assess the safety performance of the mining industry. These deaths are termed “non-chargeable” and include homicides, suicides, deaths due to natural causes, and deaths involving trespassers.
Access Non-Chargeable Mining Death Reports