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Mining facts - 2001.
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. 2003-105, 2003 Feb; :1
A total of 14,623 mining operations reported statistics to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Mine operators reported 233,112 employees or (238,921 full-time equivalent workers (FTE) workers.) In 2001, there were 72 fatalities, compared to eighty-four (84) in 2000. There were 9,949 nonfatal lost-time injuries reported to MSHA in 2001. These ocurred at a rate of 3.5 injuries per 100,000 FTE workers and resulted in a total of 508,888 days lost from work. In 2001, 798 occupational illensses were reported to MSHA.
Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-industry; Mortality-data; Employees; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Injuries; Occupational-diseases; Traumatic-injuries; Lost-work-days; Statistical-analysis
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-105
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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