West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training
Summary of Injury Data 2004

Date of last revision:  03/12/12


West Virginia Mine Injury Totals and Frequency Rates

State Injury Frequency Rate: 4.64

Lost-Time Injuries: 875

No Lost-Time Injuries: 480

Fatal Injuries: 12

Data reported as of December 14, 2004


2004 Lost Time Injuries by Activity

Activity Deep Surface Total
Reaching, Lifting, Pushing, Bending, Pulling: 168 53 221
Stumbling, Tripping, Falling, Slipping: 119 87 206
Machinery: 68 41 109
Handling Materials: 0 0 0
Struck by Falling or Flying Object: 75 25 100
Striking an Object: 25 7 32
Fall of Roof: 27 0 27
Fall of Face or Rib: 85 0 85
Fall of Highwall or Spoil: 0 0 0
Working with Hand Tools: 35 18 53
Burns and Smoke Inhalation: 11 9 20
Foreign Object in Eye or Other Part of Body: 14 5 19
Ignition or Explosion: 0 0 0
Miscellaneous: 1 2 3
Total Lost-Time Injuries/Fatalities: 631 253 884

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