West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

Summary of Reports
Recapitulation of Coal Production and Distribution Data
2002

  UNDERGROUND SURFACE TOTAL
COMPANIES REPORTED 215 156 310
NUMBER OF MINES 332 217 549
PRODUCTION 100,600,258 63,296,632 163,896,890
       
 DISTRIBUTION:      
COAL SHIPPED BY RAIL 49,801,536 43,288,614 93,090,150
COAL SHIPPED BY RIVER 12,734,233 1,319,746 14,053,979
COAL SHIPPED BY TRUCK 18,173,650 14,114,194 32,287,844
LOCAL TRADE OR STOCKED 10,123,159 2,379,951 12,503,110
       
EMPLOYMENT - INJURIES      
EMPLOYEES 10,782 4,595 15,377
FATAL INJURIES 5 1 6
TONS PER FATAL 20,120,052 59,975,456 27,316,148
NON-FATAL LOST-TIME ACCIDENTS 902 210 1,112
TONS PER NON-FATAL INJURY 111,530 301,413 147,389
REPORTED EMPLOYEE HOURS 21,023,191 10,519,142 31,542,333
NON-FATAL FREQUENCY 8.58 3.99 7.05
FATAL FREQUENCY 0.05 0.02 0.04

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Last Updated on 9/8/2003
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