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Independent contractor trends in the United States mining industry.
Barrett EA; Fotta B; Rethi LL
Proceedings of Minesafe International 1996 (Perth, Australia). 1996 Jan; :357-362
Employment and accident trends of independent contractors working at coal and noncoal mines in the United States are reported. Data include employee hours and accidents, both fatal and nonfatal, from 1985 through 1994. Also noted are increases or decreases in certain accident classifications and accident rates, particularly those which have shown significant change during the ten-year period.
Mining-industry; Accident-rates; Accidents; Accident-statistics; Human-factors-engineering; Underground-mining; Surface-mining; Epidemiology; Statistical-analysis
Proceedings of Minesafe International 1996 (Perth, Australia)
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