Mining Publication: Coal Operator Mining Facts - 2007
In 2007, a total of 2,030 coal mining operations reported employment to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Coal mines comprised 13.7% of all mining operations. This 2007 mining fact sheet covers statistics of general interest relating to surface and underground coal mining operations, workers, fatalities, nonfatal lost-time injuries, and occupational illness.
NIOSH/USBM Numbered PublicationAugust - 2009
NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20036094
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. 2009-159, 2009 Aug; :1-2