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West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training
Summary of Injury Data 2009

Date of last revision:  06/02/2010

Data reflects totals through December


West Virginia Mine Injury Totals and Frequency Rates

State Injury Frequency Rate:  2.64

Lost-Time Injuries:  835

No Lost-Time Injuries:  809

Fatal Injuries: 3


2009 Lost Time Injuries by Activity

  Deep Surface Total
Reaching, Lifting, Pushing, Bending, Pulling: 141 42 183
Stumbling, Tripping, Falling, Slipping: 120 81 201
Machinery: 82 22 104
Handling Materials: 5 1 6
Struck by Falling or Flying Object: 86 17 103
Striking an Object: 6 8 14
Fall of Roof: 22 0 22
Fall of Face or Rib: 77 0 79
Fall of Highwall or Spoil: 0 0 0
Working with Hand Tools: 23 16 40
Burns and Smoke Inhalation: 8 2 10
Foreign Object in Eye or Other Part of Body: 10 2 13
Ignition or Explosion: 1 0 1
Miscellaneous: 26 11 37
Total Lost-Time Injuries/Fatalities: 608 203 811

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