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Australian Coal Mining Injury Rates

Oct 01, 2008 In the early 1990s, Australia’s coal mining industry in New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD) began investigating a new safety structure aimed at reducing the high fatality and injury rates associated with coal mining. The regulatory structure was risk-based, stemming from the “duty of care” Robens style legislation (Robens, 1972

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  • International Evaluation of Injury Rates in Coal Mining: A
    International Evaluation of Injury Rates in Coal Mining: A

    Widespread implementation of RM in Australia was associated with up to 78% reductions in lost-time injury rates in the Australian coal mining industry, compared to only a 20% reduction in the US

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  • Australia's mining monthly safety statistics | Improvement
    Australia's mining monthly safety statistics | Improvement

    Jan 04, 2019 The report shows that Australia’s mining monthly compensatable injuries increased by approximately 13% for the year 2016-2017 and were marginally higher than those results encountered in 2001 prior to the mining boom. An incidence rate for claims on 9.3 per 1000 employees, still reflects the high number of compensatable injuries encountered

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  • Minerals safety statistics
    Minerals safety statistics

    Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2015-2016 - report - 2 M b. This report contains accident and injury statistics regarding the safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2015-2016. Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2014

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  • Coal Mining: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities Fact Sheet
    Coal Mining: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities Fact Sheet

    In coal mining, the rate of injuries and illnesses with days away from work was 2.6 per 100 full-time workers in 2008, more than twice the rate for the private sector as a whole. The bituminous coal underground mining rate was 3.9 per 100 full-time workers, more than three times the total private industry rate

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  • australian coal mining injury rates diy black sand separation
    australian coal mining injury rates diy black sand separation

    A study of mining fatalities and coal price variation . Jul 01, 2019 The analysis investigated mining fatalities and injury rates across a broad range of perspectives, including both coal and metalliferous mining sectors the study found that 62% of all fatalities in the Western Australia mining industry involved operator noncompliance with procedure In 27% of cases, no procedures were in place

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  • Coal | Geoscience Australia
    Coal | Geoscience Australia

    In Australia, nearly 80% of coal is produced from open-cut mines in contrast with the rest of the world where open-cut mining only accounts for 40% of coal production. Open-cut mining is cheaper than underground mining and enables up to 90% recovery of the in situ resource

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  • Number and rate of occupational mining fatalities by year
    Number and rate of occupational mining fatalities by year

    10.97. 10.45. 10.50. NOTE: Excludes office employees. Not calculated (NC) when N is less than 5. Caution should be used when interpreting rates based on a small number of events. Full-time equivalent (FTE) employees computed using reported hours worked (2,000 hours = 1 FTE)

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  • MSHA - Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment
    MSHA - Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment

    Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and Production Statistics All Coal Mining Data. Historical Data Tables for 1978 - 2008 (Files Updated 02/03/2010) Number of Operations Production in Short Tons Average Number of Employees Number of Hours Worked

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  • Coal Mining Statistics | Coal Services
    Coal Mining Statistics | Coal Services

    Coal Services holds a unique data series detailing essential aspects of the NSW coal industry. Our Statistics team compiles reports covering NSW coal production by method of mining and regional source, domestic coal sales by user group and exports by country of destination, end use coal

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  • Mine safety performance report, 2017-2018
    Mine safety performance report, 2017-2018

    There has been a long term decrease in fatal injuries in the NSW mining coal, metalliferous and extractives sectors recorded since 1900. Since 2008-09, the rolling five year average frequency rate of fatal injuries ranged from a low of 0.014 to a high of 0.035 injuries per million hours worked. This is likely due to the small numbers of fatalities

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  • Halting mining hand injuries and fatigue - Australian Mining
    Halting mining hand injuries and fatigue - Australian Mining

    Jun 06, 2016 The Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics recorded 117,815 serious claims between 2012-13; equating to 1.5 million weeks lost from work. When these cases and weeks are multiplied by $8,900

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  • Australia: employment in coal mining industry 2020 | Statista
    Australia: employment in coal mining industry 2020 | Statista

    Jun 01, 2021 Published by Thomas Hinton , Jun 1, 2021. Employment in the coal mining industry in Australia has seen a decline in recent times, standing at nearly 39 thousand as of June 2020. The mining

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  • Mining industry in Australia - statistics & facts | Statista
    Mining industry in Australia - statistics & facts | Statista

    Jun 10, 2021 When looking at coal mining for energy use, the production of coal in Australia amounted to over 13 exajoules in 2019. The gross value added from coal mining reached almost 50 billion Australian

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  • Mining | Australian Bureau of Statistics
    Mining | Australian Bureau of Statistics

    Aug 30, 2021 Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Australia. Quarterly statistics on mineral and petroleum exploration expenditure by private organisations in Australia. Reference period. March 2021

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  • Measuring mining safety with injury statistics: Lost
    Measuring mining safety with injury statistics: Lost

    objective of this study examined the distributions and summary statistics of all injuries reported to the Mine Safety and Health Administration from 1983 through 2004. Over the period studied (1983 2004), there were 31,515,368 lost workdays associated with mining injuries, for an equivalent of 5,700 person years lost annually

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  • MSHA - Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and
    MSHA - Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and

    For ease of comparison with other metal and nonmetallic mineral mining industries and with coal mining, summary reference tabulations are included at the end of both the operator and the contractor sections of these reports. As of the end of 2012, Injury Experience Reports are

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  • CDC - Mining - Data & Statistics - NIOSH
    CDC - Mining - Data & Statistics - NIOSH

    MSHA Data Files for mining accidents, injuries, fatalities, employment, and coal production are available in SPSS and dBase IV formats. These files cover the period from 1983 through 2017. Background and Statistical Methodology. The Data and Statistics pages provide analyzable data files and summary statistics for the U.S. mining industry

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