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Mining Publication: Underground and Surface Mining Facts - 2007

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Original creation date: August 2009

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Data obtained from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) indicated a total of 889 underground (6.0%) and 13,982 surface (94.0%) mining operations. This 2007 mining fact sheet covers statistics of general interest relating to surface and underground mining operations, workers, fatalities, nonfatal lost-time injuries, and occupational illness.

Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Brochure/flyer - August 2009

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NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20036093

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication no. 2009-158, 2009 Aug; :1-2


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