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Document ID (ISN)111000
CIS number 10-0489
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Solis H.L., Wagner G.R.
Title Injury experience in stone mining, 2008
Bibliographic information Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA 22209-3939, USA, 2009. iii, 532p. Illus.
Internet access 10-0489.pdf [in English]
Injury_experience_in_stone_mining.pdf [in English]
Abstract This Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) informational report reviews in detail the occupational injury and illness experience of stone mining in the United States for 2008. Data reported by operators of mining establishments concerning work injuries are summarized by work location, accident classification, part of body injured, nature of injury and occupation. Related information on employment, worktime and operating activity also is presented. Data reported by independent contractors performing certain work at mining locations are depicted separately in this report. For ease of comparison with other metal and non-metallic mineral mining industries and with coal mining, summary reference tabulations are included at the end of both the operator and the contractor sections of this report.
Descriptors (primary) USA; occupational diseases; quarrying industry; occupational accidents; statistics
Descriptors (secondary) location of injury; subcontractors; frequency rates; severity rates; glossary
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Statistics
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying