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Appendix C India Safety Statistics

The details of the accidents in coal mines are furnished in the following tables:

Cause wise accident analysis in coal mines

Causes

Number of fatal Accidents

Number of Serious Accidents


2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Fall of roof

23

18

26

18

13

11

45

39

44

38

27

22

Fall of sides

11

5

8

7

4

2

38

27

67

45

26

22

Other ground movements

1

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

Winding In shafts

0

1

0

0

3

0

4

4

5

2

4

1

Rope haulage

6

10

5

12

8

6

85

84

127

168

173

84

Dumpers, trucks, etc.

14

21

22

18

11

24

28

35

20

34

37

20

Other transportation machinery

2

2

3

4

5

2

19

15

10

16

46

22

Non-transportation machinery

9

11

7

15

9

8

39

43

28

46

47

41

Explosives

4

3

5

2

1

1

9

6

8

5

0

2

Electricity

4

1

4

4

3

4

7

3

4

5

5

0

Gases, dust, fires, etc.,

0

2

2

0

4

1

2

6

2

0

1

1

Fall of persons

4

5

3

7

3

7

151

147

307

284

210

161

Fall of objects

2

1

0

6

6

3

99

90

183

264

144

105

Other causes

1

2

2

3

8

12

103

64

156

198

94

69

Total

81

83

87

96

79

81

629

563

962

1106

814

550

Note: Data for 2006 and 2007 are provisional and the figures for 2007 are from January to September, 2007.

Accidents and fatality rates for government coal companies, India 2004-2007

Company

Fatality rate per Million Tonnes

Fatality rate per 0.3 Million Man shifts

Serious injury rate per Million Tonnes

Serious injury rate per 0.3 Million Man shifts

2004

2005

2006

2007

2004

2005

2006

2007

2004

2005

2006

2007

2004

2005

2006

2007

CIL

0.22

0.28

0.30

0.15

0.20

0.27

0.32

0.18

1.48

1.08

0.90

0.92

1.35

1.06

0.96

1.05

SCCL

0.41

0.35

0.50

0.20

0.20

0.18

0.32

0.18

4.75

22.17

16.55

13.21

2.32

11.95

10.58

9.87

NLC

0.14

0.05

0.09

0.24

0.24

0.08

0.37

0.14

0.14

0.23

0.31

0.31

0.24

0.40

0.45

0.49



Cause of fatal accidents in Coal India company mines




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