- Diseases and injuries
- Equipment, tools, and parts
- Geographic regions
- Hazard prevention and control
- Hazards and exposures
- Mine locations, excavations, and structures
- Mining types and methods
- Population groups
- Products and materials
- Research disciplines
- Research methods and measures
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2/19/2019 - Research projectsA project to develop interventions to reduce traumatic injuries and fatalities that occur during operation and maintenance activities on conveyors.
8/1/2017 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper analyzes U.S. roof bolter fatal and nonfatal lost-time injury data at underground work locations for all commodities from 2004 through 2013 and determines risk indices for six roof bolting tasks.
Charts display the Historical Mine Disasters from 1900 through 2016. Data tables are from 1839 through present. A disaster is where there were 5 or more fatalities in a single incident.
12/1/2016 - Non-peer reviewed journal articlesA trade publication article by NIOSH that examines the data behind recorded slips and falls to identify commonalities, the causes of the event, and any factors that if controlled, may have prevented the fatality.
10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to develop engineering guidelines for support design that will reduce groundfall fatalities under supported roof in underground coal mines.
9/1/2016 - Conference proceedingsThis publication of conference proceedings by NIOSH categorizes and discusses the contributing factors to slip, trip, and fall fatalities as interpreted from publically available MSHA reports.
Designing a Pilot Program for Strategic Mine Safety and Health Improvements through the Use of Surveillance Data to Guide Targeted Inspection Activities7/18/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to design a pilot program for strategic mine safety and health improvements through the use of surveillance data to guide targeted inspection activities.
4/1/2014 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article attempts to determine patterns in maintenance and repair fatalities in mining, to compare fatalities between coal and mental/nonmetal sectors, and to use this information to identify safety deficiencies and remedial measures.
3/26/2014 - Data and statisticsOverall summary of mining facts for 2008.
Table listing of all mining disasters with more than 5 fatalities since 1839.