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2015 SUMMARY

Coal Production Reported as of 05/14/2015
TOTAL 33,305,650
Underground 27,012,127
Surface  6,293,523

Number of Mines Reporting Production to date for March 2015
125

Number of Employees
Total  15,512
Underground  12,604
Surface  2,908

Number of Accidents:
Data entry through 05/12/2015
No Lost Time Accidents: 71
Lost Time Accidents:  184 
Total of Non-Fatal Accidents  256

Fatal Accidents:  2
Statewide Accident Frequency Rate:  3.54

2014 SUMMARY
Updated February 24, 2015

Coal Production
Reported as of 2/16/2015
TOTAL  122,630,508
Underground  92,578,437
Surface  30,052,071

Number of Mines Reporting Production
to date for December 2014
126 Mines

Number of Employees
Total:  18,159
Underground:  14,073
Surface:  4,086

Number of Accidents:
(data entry through 2/10/2015)
No-Lost Time Accidents  307
Lost Time Accidents  673
Total Non-Fatal Accidents  984

Fatal Accidents:  5
Accident Frequency Rate:  3.25

 

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The Harrison County Coal Mine

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January 29, 2015  to
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Samples Mine

 

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