• Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as

    Jan 24, 2020· South Africa’s mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country’s Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing

  • SKD african Mining Industry Fatality Rates

    SKD african Mining Industry Fatality Rates. Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as. Jan 24, 2020· South Africa’s mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country’s Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing .

  • Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing.

    Sep 29, 2019· South Africa’s mining industry (knock on a support pillar of wood) looks set to have by far its safest year yet. If the current rate is maintained, the number of deaths in 2019 will almost halve

  • South Africa announces 10% drop in mining deaths in 2018

    The South African Department of Mineral Resources has announced statistics regarding the safety performance of the mining sector in 2018, which show a 10% decrease in fatalities compared to 2017. Total fatalities across all commodities fell year-on-year from 90 to 81, with improvements of 10% and 59% in coal and platinum sectors respectively.

  • Mineral Resources releases 2018 Mine Health and Safety

    Mar 01, 2019· Statement on the 2018 Mine Health and Safety Statistics, delivered by Chief Inspector of Mines, Mr David Msiza. Thank you for the opportunity to address you on the release of the 2018 occupational health and safety statistics for the mining industry. Health and safety remain integral to the long term sustainability of the sector.

  • Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

    Jan 27, 2015· Overall, fatality rates improved 72% to 0.09 in 2013 from 0.32 in 2003. Australia, Canada and the US recorded a combined improvement rate of 29% to a rate of 0.05 in 2013 from 0.07 in 2003, Mining Weekly Online reported. Injuries in South Africa fell from 8 515 in 1993 to 3 126 in 2013.

  • Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources

    In 2003, the death toll from mining accidents was approximately 270 fatalities and an agreement was reached to reduce mining fatalities by 20% per annum. The year 2010 was an achievement for the South African mining industry with a 24% reduction year-on-year since the 2003 agreement.

  • South Africa's Mining Industry South African Market Insights

    We take a look at a few highlights/low lights of South Africa's mining industry as published by Statistics South Africa Exactly a week after delegates closed the 26 th Investing in African Mining Indaba, Stats SA released data on the performance of the mining industry in 2019. The level of production was 1,3% lower in 2019 than 2018, which in turn was 2,1% lower than 2017.

  • Casualty number in mining accidents worldwide 2019 Statista

    Jun 17, 2020· Infrastructure and mining project count across Africa 2003-2020 Gross output of total U.S. mining industry 1998-2019 Infrastructure and mining project value in Africa

  • Fatality Reports Mine Safety and Health Administration

    Mine Safety and Health Administration 201 12th St S Suite 401 Arlington, VA 22202-5450 msha.gov TTY 202-693-9400

  • South Africa announces 10% drop in mining deaths in 2018

    The South African Department of Mineral Resources has announced statistics regarding the safety performance of the mining sector in 2018, which show a 10% decrease in fatalities compared to 2017. Total fatalities across all commodities fell year-on-year from 90 to 81, with improvements of 10% and 59% in coal and platinum sectors respectively.

  • Africa's miners face new TB threat as pandemic disrupts

    There are 2,500-3,000 TB cases reported per 100,000 mineworkers in Southern Africa, according to the World Bank, a rate 10 times higher than what the World Health Organization (WHO) classifies as

  • Mineral Resources releases 2018 Mine Health and Safety

    Mar 01, 2019· Statement on the 2018 Mine Health and Safety Statistics, delivered by Chief Inspector of Mines, Mr David Msiza. Thank you for the opportunity to address you on the release of the 2018 occupational health and safety statistics for the mining industry. Health and safety remain integral to the long term sustainability of the sector.

  • Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines

    Nov 01, 1991· Leger, J.-P., 1991. Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines. Safety Science, 14: 169–185.. The trends and principal causes of occupational fatalities and disasters (defined as six or more fatalities in one incident) in the South African mining industry are analysed.

  • 58 mine workers died in 2018, says mining industry

    Aug 17, 2018· Fifty-eight that is the number of workers who have died in South African mines to date this year compared with 51 during the same period in 2017. 58 mine workers died in 2018, says mining

  • Rock-related fatality trends in the South African gold

    Rock-related fatality trends in the South African gold mining industry decrease of the total rock-related fatality rate is 2.3 per cent per year and, considering the scatter of the data, it can be stated with 80 per cent confidence that the average decrease is between 1.0 per cent and 3.6 per cent per year.

  • Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

    Jan 27, 2015· Overall, fatality rates improved 72% to 0.09 in 2013 from 0.32 in 2003. Australia, Canada and the US recorded a combined improvement rate of 29% to a rate of 0.05 in 2013 from 0.07 in 2003, Mining Weekly Online reported. Injuries in South Africa fell from 8 515 in 1993 to 3 126 in 2013.

  • Occupational injuries and fatalities in copper mining in

    Discussion. For underground copper mining, we found a fatality frequency rate of 111/100 000 employee years, which is higher than estimated from reports for year 2007 in underground metalliferous mining in USA (64/100 000 employee years) and Australia (25/100 000 employee years) and for underground/surface metalliferous mining in South Africa (50/100 000 employee years) and Canada

  • Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry

    10 Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry Figure 6: Annual mining revenue per commodity (R ‘billions) Source: Stats SA, PwC analysis Figure 7: Annual revenue per commodity (R ‘billions) Source: Stats SA, PwC analysis Iron ore Coal PGMs Gold 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Other 345.4 358.4 310.2 233.5 242

  • ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality Statistics

    The construction industry had the highest rate of fatal electrical injuries (0.8 100,000) followed by utility (0.55 100,000). In 2018, 9% of all electrical injuries were fatal. Good producing private industries (natural resources and mining, construction, manufacturing) accounted for 71% of fatal electrical injuries compared to 28% fatal

  • (PDF) Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining

    Among all of the occupational injuries in mining industry, fall-related injuries are the second largest in number (Groves et al., 2007; Landen, 2000). Of those, nearly 50% of fall-related injuries

  • MSHA Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and

    Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and Production Statistics and Reports Mine Injury and Worktime Reports . Yearly Reports. January — June 2020 (2 nd Quarter Preliminary) January — December 2019 (Final) January — December 2018 (Final) January — December 2017 (Final)

  • Analysis: 77 mining fatalities in 2015

    Deaths in the mining sector continue to reduce, with a record-low 77 fatalities reported in 2015. That is 8% lower than the 84 deaths in 2014, said Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane on

  • Health Effects Of Mining TheWorldCounts

    Every year, 1.8 million years of ill-health, disability or early death can be attributed to the global burden of disease from mercury poisoning in artisanal small-scale gold mining That’s over 650 million days or 15 billion hours of healthy human life lost though small-scale gold mining make up only a tiny fraction of the global mining industry.

  • South African mine deaths rise after years of improving

    South Africa’s fatality frequency rate a ratio of deaths per million hours worked fell to 0.08 in 2015 from 0.3 in 2003. That remains higher than other mining jurisdictions such as Australia

  • 58 mine workers died in 2018, says mining industry

    Aug 17, 2018· Fifty-eight that is the number of workers who have died in South African mines to date this year compared with 51 during the same period in 2017. 58 mine workers died in 2018, says mining

  • Rock-related fatality trends in the South African gold

    Rock-related fatality trends in the South African gold mining industry decrease of the total rock-related fatality rate is 2.3 per cent per year and, considering the scatter of the data, it can be stated with 80 per cent confidence that the average decrease is between 1.0 per cent and 3.6 per cent per year.

  • Analysis: 77 mining fatalities in 2015

    Deaths in the mining sector continue to reduce, with a record-low 77 fatalities reported in 2015. That is 8% lower than the 84 deaths in 2014, said Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane on

  • Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry

    10 Highlighting trends in the South African mining industry Figure 6: Annual mining revenue per commodity (R ‘billions) Source: Stats SA, PwC analysis Figure 7: Annual revenue per commodity (R ‘billions) Source: Stats SA, PwC analysis Iron ore Coal PGMs Gold 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Other 345.4 358.4 310.2 233.5 242

  • WHO The high burden of injuries in South Africa

    The high burden of injuries in South Africa Rosana Norman a, Richard Matzopoulos b, Pam Groenewald a, Debbie Bradshaw a Introduction. International recognition of and assistance for injury control efforts are well below the levels directed at other health problems, particularly in developing countries. 1, 2 A lack of reliable statistics has largely hidden the health and development impacts of

  • (PDF) Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining

    Among all of the occupational injuries in mining industry, fall-related injuries are the second largest in number (Groves et al., 2007; Landen, 2000). Of those, nearly 50% of fall-related injuries

  • Health Effects Of Mining TheWorldCounts

    Every year, 1.8 million years of ill-health, disability or early death can be attributed to the global burden of disease from mercury poisoning in artisanal small-scale gold mining That’s over 650 million days or 15 billion hours of healthy human life lost though small-scale gold mining make up only a tiny fraction of the global mining industry.

  • MSHA Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and

    Mining Industry Accident, Injuries, Employment, and Production Statistics and Reports Mine Injury and Worktime Reports . Yearly Reports. January — June 2020 (2 nd Quarter Preliminary) January — December 2019 (Final) January — December 2018 (Final) January — December 2017 (Final)

  • ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality Statistics

    The construction industry had the highest rate of fatal electrical injuries (0.8 100,000) followed by utility (0.55 100,000). In 2018, 9% of all electrical injuries were fatal. Good producing private industries (natural resources and mining, construction, manufacturing) accounted for 71% of fatal electrical injuries compared to 28% fatal

  • Mining fatality numbers in South Africa take a major step

    Nov 07, 2017· Mining fatality numbers in South Africa take a major step backward. Nov 7, 2017. 0. views. The number of fatalities recorded in the South African mining industry in 2017 has officially exceeded those in 2016. The fatal accident statistic for 2017 is now 76, three above 2016’s 73 as quoted by the Chamber of Mines.

  • National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2018

    Chart 4. Fatal work injury rates per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers by selected occupations, 2018 . Worker demographics • Fatalities to non-Hispanic Black or African American workers increased 16 percent to 615 in 2018, the highest total since 1999. Their fatal injury rate also increased from 3.2 per 100,000 FTE workers in 2017 to 3.6

  • Mining: a brief history Statistics South Africa

    A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016. Mining was the second most influential industry in 1980, with its 21% contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Africa’s Automotive Industry: Potential and Challenges

    Africa’s Automotive Industry: Potential and Challenges Anthony Black, Brian Makundi, African growth rates since 2000 have been impressive, and in some cases even spectacular. It is, however, a striking fact that * ‘Industry’ includes mining, electricity production, etc.