West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training
Summary of Injury Data 2006

Date of last revision:  03/12/12


West Virginia Mine Injury Totals and Frequency Rates

State Injury Frequency Rate: 4.56

Lost-Time Injuries: 1,089

No Lost-Time Injuries: 428

Fatal Injuries: 24
 


2006 Lost Time Injuries by Activity

TYPE OF ACTIVITY UNDERGROUND SURFACE TOTAL
Reaching, Lifting, Pushing, Bending, Pulling: 191 53 244
Stumbling, Tripping, Falling, Slipping: 162 94 256
Machinery: 119 53 172
Handling Materials: 2 1 3
Struck by Falling or Flying Object: 100 24 124
Striking an Object: 26 6 32
Fall of Roof: 18 0 18
Fall of Face or Rib: 110 0 110
Fall of Highwall or Spoil: 0 0 0
Working with Hand Tools: 38 21 59
Burns and Smoke Inhalation: 17 11 28
Foreign Object in Eye or Other Part of Body: 25 7 32
Ignition or Explosion: 1 0 1
Miscellaneous: 7 3 10
Total 822 276 1,098

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Last revised:  03/12/12 12:02 PM
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