Sunday, September 4, 2011

Workplace fatalities in mining, 2004–2008

From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Over the 5-year period from January 1, 2004, to December 31, 2008, more than 90 percent of the workplace fatalities in the mining industry resulted from four kinds of events: transportation accidents, contact with objects and equipment, fires and explosions, and exposure to harmful environments.

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