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Mining statistics

The data below relates to accident, dangerous occurrence and disease notifications (as defined in RIDDOR) received and accepted by HSE's Mines Inspectorate. This data relates only to underground mining and does not include surface or opencast mining.

Year Employment status Injury severity Total
Fatal injuries Non-Fatal Major Injuries Over 3 day injuries Non fatal to MOPS
2007/08

Employee

2 47 249 0 298
Self Employed 0 2 0 0 2
Member of the public 0 0 0 2 2
Total 2 49 249 2 302
2008/09

Employee

1 43 250 0 294
Member of the public 0 0 0 4 4
Total 1 43 250 4 298
2009/10 Employee 3 43 213   259
Total 3 43 213   259
2010/11p Employee 1 N/A N/A N/A 1
Total 1       1

Last updated 5th April 2013

Updated 2015-07-24