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Statistics: Noncoal Contractors

Introduction

The following graphs represent data for Noncoal Contractors. The information is organized by Employees, Fatalities and Injuries. The Employees section details the number of employee hours. The Fatalities section presents the number of fatalities. The Injuries section looks at the number of nonfatal lost-time injuries, the number and rate by work locations and the number of injuries by accident class.

Employees

Noncoal Contractor Employee Hours, 2001-2010Noncoal Contractor Employee Hours, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number of employee hours reported by noncoal contractors from 2001 to 2010. The employee hours range from 39.2 million to 80.2 million. There were 49.8 million employee hours in 2001 and 61.4 million employee hours in 2010.


Noncoal Contractor Underground Employee Hours, 2001-2010: Noncoal Contractor Underground Employee Hours, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number of employee hours reported by underground noncoal contractors from 2001 to 2010. The employee hours range from 1.5 million to 3.9 million. There were 2.5 million employee hours in 2001 and 3.2 million employee hours in 2010.

Noncoal Contractor Surface Employee Hours, 2001-2010Noncoal Contractor Surface Employee Hours, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number of employee hours reported by surface noncoal contractors from 2001 to 2010. The employee hours range from 37.6 million to 76.2 million. There were 47.4 million employee hours in 2001 and 58.2 million employee hours in 2010.

Fatalities

Noncoal Contractor Fatalities, 2001-2010Noncoal Contractor Fatalities, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number of noncoal contractor occupational mining fatalities from 2001 through 2010. Fatalities ranged from 12 fatalities in 2007 to 2 in 2005. There were 10 deaths in 2001 and 9 deaths in 2010.

Injuries

Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Underground, 2001-2010Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Underground, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number and rate of underground noncoal mining contractor nonfatal lost-time injuries, excluding office employees, from 2001 through 2010. Full-time equivalent (FTE) employees equal 2,000 hours worked per year. There were 34 nonfatal lost-time injuries in 2001 with an injury rate of 2.7 per 100 FTEs. In 2010, there were 28 nonfatal lost-time injuries with a nonfatal lost-time injury rate of 1.8 per 100 FTEs.

Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Underground, by Accident Class, 2006-2010Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Underground, by Accident Class, 2006-2010: This pie chart displays the distribution of underground noncoal contractor nonfatal lost-time injuries by accident class for the period from 2006-2010. Excluding office employees, there were 184 nonfatal lost-time injuries. Handling materials had 29.9% of the those injuries, Slip or fall of person had 16.3 %, Machinery had 14.1%, and Fall of ground (from in place) had 10.3%. Nonfatal injury cases under machinery were reclassified as fall of ground (from in place) if the source of the injury was caving rock, ore, etc. This reclassification is consistent with how MSHA classifies similar incidents which resulted in a fatal injury. Powered haulage had 10.3 %, Hand tools had 8.2% and the All other category had 10.9% of the injuries.

Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Surface, 2001-2010Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Surface, 2001-2010: This chart displays the number and rate of surface noncoal mining contractor nonfatal lost-time injuries, excluding office employees, from 2001 through 2010. Full-time equivalent (FTE) employees equal 2,000 hours worked per year. There were 357 nonfatal lost-time injuries in 2001 with an injury rate of 1.6 per 100 FTEs. In 2010, there were 225 nonfatal lost-time injuries with a nonfatal lost-time injury rate of 0.8 per 100 FTEs.

Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Surface, by Accident Class, 2006-2010Noncoal Contractor Nonfatal Lost-time Injuries, Surface, by Accident Class, 2006-2010: This pie chart displays the distribution of surface noncoal contractor nonfatal lost-time injuries by accident class for the period from 2006-2010. Excluding office employees, there were 1,768 nonfatal lost-time injuries. Slip or fall of person had 35.3% of the those injuries, Handling materials had had 25.4%, Powered haulage had 13.1%, and Machinery had 8.5%. Nonfatal injury cases under machinery were reclassified as fall of ground (from in place) if the source of the injury was caving rock, ore, etc. This reclassification is consistent with how MSHA classifies similar incidents which resulted in a fatal injury. Hand tools had 8.3% and the All other category had 9.4% of the injuries.

 
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