Outcome Goal 3.2 Net Costs ($M)

Millions of Dollars
Fiscal Year
1999 = 636 (approximate)
2000 = 710 (approximate)
2001 = 725 (approximate)


Mining Fatalities
(Five-Year Average)

Employment Rate
Fiscal Year
91-95 = 98
92-96 = 96
93-97 = 96
94-98 = 92
95-99 = 89
96-00 = 89
97-01 = 84


Mining Nonfatal Days Lost
Injuries and Incident Rates
(Five-Year Average)

Years: 91-95
Nonfatal Injuries: 16,500 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 5 days (approximate)

Years: 92-96
Nonfatal Injuries: 15,000 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 4.5 days (approximate)

Years: 93-97
Nonfatal Injuries: 14,000 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 4.25 days (approximate)

Years: 94-98
Nonfatal Injuries: 13,750 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 4 days (approximate)

Years: 95-99
Nonfatal Injuries: 13,000 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 3.8 days (approximate)

Years: 96-00
Nonfatal Injuries: 12,000 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 3.75 days (approximate)

Years: 97-01
Nonfatal Injuries: 11,800 (approximate)
Nonfatal Rate: 3.5 days (approximate)


Coal Dust Noncompliance

Percent of samples Not in Compliance
Fiscal Year
1998 Baseline = 13.0
1999 = 11.4
2000 = 11.2
2001 = 10.2

Silica Dust Noncompliance

Index Comparison
Fiscal Year
Baseline = 100
1998 = 97.5
1999 = 75.1
2000 = 65.3
2001 = 64.0


Silica Exposures

(Average Silica Exposures Severity)
Fiscal Year
1996 Baseline = 9.4
1999 = 2.8
2000 = 3.8
2001 = 1.2

Lead Exposures

(Average Lead Exposures Severity)
Fiscal Year
1995 Baseline = 4.8
1999 = 2.5
2000 = 3.1
2001 = 5.8

Workplace Amputations

(3 -Year Average: Rate per 10,000 full workers)
Calendar Year
93-95 Baseline= 1.5
94-96 = 1.4
95-97 = 1.3
96-98 = 1.2
97-99 = 1.2


Construction Fatalities

Year: 1992
Total number of worker deaths: 900 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,425 (approximate)

Year: 1993
Total number of worker deaths: 950 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,400 (approximate)

Year: 1994
Total number of worker deaths: 1,000 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,500 (approximate)

Year: 1995
Total number of worker deaths: 1,050 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,500 (approximate)

Year: 1996
Total number of worker deaths: 1,000 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,400 (approximate)

Year: 1997
Total number of worker deaths: 1,175 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,425 (approximate)

Year: 1998
Total number of worker deaths: 1,200 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,150 (approximate)

Year: 1999
Total number of worker deaths: 1,225 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,400 (approximate)

Year: 2000
Total number of worker deaths: 1,200 (approximate)
Fatality rate (per 100,000 workers): 1,300 (approximate)