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West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training
Summary of Injury Data 2007

Date of last revision:  03/12/12

Data reflects totals through December


West Virginia Mine Injury Totals and Frequency Rates

State Injury Frequency Rate: 3.11

Lost-Time Injuries: 929

No Lost-Time Injuries: 409

Fatal Injuries: 10


2007 Lost Time Injuries by Activity

TYPE OF ACTIVITY UNDERGROUND           SURFACE  TOTAL
Reaching, Lifting, Pushing, Bending, Pulling: 125 47 172
Stumbling, Tripping, Falling, Slipping:  133 100 233
Machinery: 104 54 158
Handling Materials: 17 7 24
Struck by Falling or Flying Object: 62 15 77
Striking an Object: 31 8 39
Fall of Roof: 13 0 13
Fall of Face or Rib: 127 3 130
Fall of Highwall or Spoil: 0 0 0
Working with Hand Tools: 22 6 28
Burns and Smoke Inhalation: 8 5 13
Foreign Object in Eye or Other Part of Body: 7 9 16
Ignition or Explosion: 0 1 1
Miscellaneous: 12 13 25
Total 665 271 936

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