Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining equipment.

  title={Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining equipment.},
  author={William A. Groves and Vladislav Kecojevic and Dragan Komljenovic},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  volume={38 4},
INTRODUCTION Despite significant reductions, the number of injuries and fatalities in mining remains high. A persistent area of concern continues to be equipment-related incidents. METHOD Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Current Population Survey (CPS) data were used to examine equipment-related injuries over the period 1995-2004. Incidents were reviewed to determine which types of mining equipment were most often involved and to identify and characterize trends. RESULTS Non… CONTINUE READING

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