TITLE

MINE INJURIES FALL BUT FATALITIES INCREASE

PUB. DATE
February 1983
SOURCE
Labor Law Journal;Feb83, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that there were 101 coal mining fatalities in the first nine months of 1982 compared with 92 in 1981, the U.S. Mining Safety and Health Administration reported. This works out to a rate of 0.06 per 200,000 employee hours for both years. Of special concern is an increase in deaths due to collapses of roofs and ribs, which rose from 27 in 1981 to 44 in 1982.
ACCESSION #
17541804

 

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