Mining Publication: Sand and Gravel Operator Mining Facts - 2007

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Original creation date: August 2009

Brochure/flyer - August 2009

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20036098

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. 2009-163, 2008 Aug; :1-2

This 2007 mining fact sheet covers statistics of general interest relating to sand and gravel mining operations, workers, fatalities, nonfatal lost-time injuries, and occupational illness. In 2007, a total of 7,199 sand and gravel mining operations reported employment to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). (1) Sand and gravel mines were the largest mining sector, comprising 48.4% of all mining operations. (2) Sand and gravel mines were found throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Image of publication Sand and Gravel Operator Mining Facts - 2007
Brochure/flyer - August 2009

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20036098

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. 2009-163, 2008 Aug; :1-2


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