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Accidents & Do's at Coal Mines 1996-2001

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Table 2
Coal mines - fatal and major injuries

  1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01(a)
Accident Classification Fatal Injuries Major Injuries Fatal Injuries Major Injuries Fatal Injuries Major Injuries Fatal Injuries Major Injuries
Underground Accidents                
Falls of Ground                
Longwall Face 1 7 - 11 - 7 - 7
Headings - 12 3 6   3   5
Elsewhere Underground - 2 - 3 - 1 - 2
TOTAL Falls of Ground 1 21 3 20 - 11 - 14
Transport                
Rope Haulage 1 21 1 3 - 0 - 1
Conveyors - 3 - 7 - 4 - 4
Others - 1 - 20 - 8 - 4
TOTAL Transport 1 25 1 30 - 12 - 9
Machines                
TOTAL Machines - 8 - 4 - 6 - 4
Miscellaneous                
TOTAL Miscellaneous 1 85 - 40 - 48 - 43
                 
TOTAL Underground Coal Mines Injuries 3 139 4 94 - 77 - 70
Surface Accidents                
Transport 1 3 - 2 - - - 1
Miscellaneous - 7 - 7 - 9 - 11
Stumbling, falling or slipping - 14 - 6 - 9 - 7
TOTAL Surface Injuries 1 24 - 15 - 18 - 19
                 
TOTAL Coal Mine Injuries 4 163 4 109 - 95 - 89
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