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West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

  Inspections and Violations 

 Inspections - 2007

Total Inspections Conducted in 2007
by Type of Inspection
               
        Coal Independent    
 

Underground

Surface

Quarry Handling Contractor Total  
Regular: 822 367 184 403 5 1,781  
Investigations: 174 44 3 37 49 307  
Complaints: 82 26   8 14 130  
Electrical: 189 70 55 84 11 409  
Shaft & Slope: 4       7 11  
Roof Control: 250         250  
Idle: 117 49 24 26 1 217  
Safety Contact: 83 37 5 26 73 224  
Other: 1,047 156 13 161 802 2,179  
Total: 2,768 749 284 745 962 5,508  

Total Violations - 2007

Safety Violations Cited - All Mines 2007
           
Violation Type Cited Violation Type Cited Violation Type Cited
           
Mine Maps: 36 Coal/Rock Dust: 557 Electricity: 3,318
Ventilation: 626 Roof/Face/Ribs: 1,014 Safe. Mech. Eq.: 564
Equipment: 2,124 Expl./Blasting: 47 Sf. Struct./Pract.: 326
Foreman: 283 Prot. Clothing: 27 Auger Mining: 5
Fire Boss: 104 Transportation: 1,014 Ug. Workings: 4
Highwalls: 8 Excavating: 8 Tipples/Cleaning: 213
Drilling: 6 Dust (Surface): 19 Misc. Safety Prov.: 835
Haulage: 161 Comp. Gases: 82 Gen. Safety Prov.: 232
First Aid: 30 Fire Protection: 168 Other Safety Prov.: 2,895
Hoisting: 9        
        Total:

14,747

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