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PROSECUTIONS & VIOLATIONS 1970

COUNTY

TOTAL
COST

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1. For using non-permissible blasting devices (caps and fuses) 1. Unlawfully fail to make a pre-shift examination to comply

with West Virginia mining laws. 1. wilfully removed coal within 200 feet of a completed gas

well at three locations.

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1. Failed to correct unsafe conditions found by him, a mine

supervisor; permitted employees under him to work under

hazardous conditions. (roof conditions) 1. Exposed himself to hazards of roof falls, omit to test roof,

face and ribs before starting work with a continuous miner. 1. Mudcaps (adobes) or any other uncondfined shots shall not

be permitted in any coal mine. 1. Failed to correct an unsafe condition found by him; did

permit employees to perform work under hazardous working conditions.

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1. Failed to correct an unsafe condition found by him; did

permit employees to perform-work under hazardous working conditions.

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8 - TOTAL PROSECUTIONS

TOTAL COST..

$565.50

4 Prosecutions Pending - Smoking and material, Inundation, Roof Support.

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SUMMARY OF REPORTS RECAPITULATION OF MINES PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTION

UNDERGROUND MINES Large

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OUTSIDE MINES Surface Auger

Total

Number of Companies Reported.. Number of Operations. Production of Coal..

182

517 166

77 682 217

942

346 114,578,286

105 5,869,934 14,547,427 4,320,073

1,350 139,315,720

DISTRIBUTION

ccal shipped by Railroad
Coal Shipped by River
Coal Shined by Truck
Local rad Stocked

95,264,608
14,589,764
1,869,708
1,010,875

2,211,753 10,826,722 3,669,348

429,869 969,054 532,502 3,140,821 2,566,646 108,878

83,954 182,946 9,345

111,972,431 16,521,189 7,686,053 1,287,120

INJURIES

EMPLOYMENT

1969

UNDERGROUND MINES
Large

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OUTSIDE MINES
Surface Auger

Total

Employees
Fatal Injuries
Tons fer Fatal
Fatals - Frequency
Non-Fatal Injuries
Tons Per Non-Fatal Injury
Non-Fatals - Frequency

34,229

54 269,968

.90 3,708 30,900 61.97

4,061

8 733,742

2.19

134 43,805 36.81

2,664

987 6

1 2,424,571 4,320,073 1.78

1.22 86

27 169,156 160,003

25.54 33.12

41,941

69 2,019,068

1.02 3,955 35,225 58.45

COMPARISON FIGURES

DEEP MINES

SURFACE MINES

Pennsylvania..
Kentucky.
West Virginia..

56,200,376
63,765,491
120,448,220

22,002,114
44,281,509
18,867,500

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clinchfield Coal Company.

.Compass No.2...Harrison...1/2/70... Bethlehem Mines Corporation..........No. 41... .Marion.....2/25/70.. Clinchfield Coal Company.

..Compass No. 2..Harrison...4/2/70.. Reliable Coal Corporation..

.Masontown. ..Preston....6/12/70.. Badger Coal Company.

.....No. 13...

..Barbour....7/3/70..
Badger Coal Company.

.No. 13.........Barbour....7/3/70.
NEW RIVER AND WINDING GULF DIVISION

0.. Roof fall 1.15.75...

..Machinery 120.42. .Explosion ...74.31.... . Roof Fall ..23.60.....Roof Fall ..23.60.....Roof Fall

TOTAL FATALS 9

Browns Creek Coal Company..

..No. 27.........Nicholas...2/4/70.......811.86.....Roof Fall Pocahontas Fuel Company..

..Kepler.... ..Wyoming....
....2/13/70.. 1.6.

..Machinery Eastern Associated Coal Corporation...Koppers ton 1...Wyoming....3/31/70.... .23.2. Roof Fall Winding Gulf Coals, Inc....

.West Gulf 5.... Raleigh....4/3/70.. ..39.0...... Roof Fall Pocahontas Fuel Company...

..Kepler.... ..Wyoming....4/24770.. ..53.5...... Machinery Eastern Associated Coal Corporation...Harris No.2....Boone ......6/20/70.......65.02..... Machinery Holiday Branch Coal Company...........No. 1..........Fayette....3/13/70.. 0......Haulage Eastern Associated Coal Corporation...Koppers ton 2... Wyoming....3/18/70... .54.3...... Roof Fall Pocahontas Fuel Company.

...Eagle No.5.....Wyoming....7/15/70...... 0...... Roof Fall POCAHONTAS DIVISION

TOTAL FATALS 8

Eastern Associated Coal Corporation... Keystone 1..... McDowe 11...6/5/70.... .39.7. ...Roof Fall
Pocahontas Fuel Company..
.Eckman-Page. ...McDowell...1/26/70..

0...... Roof Fall Semet Solvay Div.,Allied Chem.Corp.... Shannon Br.l...McDowell...4/22/70.. 13.83.....Explosion Eastern Associated Coal Corporation...Keystone 1..... McDowell...1/16/70. .36.7.. Roof Fall Barta Coal Company....

.No. 9. ...McDowell...6/19/70.. ...70.82..... Roof Fall . Pocahontas Fuel Company.. ............. Maitland..

. McDowell...7/14/70.

.19.9.

..Roof Fall Pocahontas Puel Company.

.....Newhall

..McDowell...7/22/70.. ..27.6...... Roof Fall Semet Solvay Div., Allied Chem.Corp... Shannon Br.....McDowell...7/24/70.......13,30.....Electricity

(Surface) LOGAN DIVISION

TOTAL FATALS 3 Island Creek Coal Company.... .No. 1..........Logan......2/6/70........59.36.....Explosion

(Surface) Eastern Associated Coal Corporation...Wharton No.2...Boone ......3/24/70.......37.1......Haulage Island Creek Coal Company.. ... Guyan No.5.....Logan,.....2/24/70.......25.35.....Haulage

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Semet Solvay Div., Allied Chem. Corp..Eagle.. ..Fayette....1/22/70.... 0......Haulage Cannelton Coal Company..

...No. 8

..Kanawha....3/26/70.. ...52.86..... Roof Fall The Valley Camp Coal Company.. .NO 12... ..Kanawha....4/6/70.

0...... Roof Fall J. 0. Mining Company....

..No. 8.... .Boone ......5/6/70........ .67.7. ... Machinery Imperial Colliery Company..

...No, 8.. ..Kanawha....5/7/70... ...52.52...., Roof foli J. 0. Mining Company..

.No. 8.......... Kanawha....7/31/70.......20.89.....Electricity
SURFACE MINES DIVISION

TOTAL FATALS 2

Foster & Rhoades Mining Company.......Duck Run.......Gilmer.....1/18/70....... 0......Fall of

High Wall Gery Mining Company, Inc.... .163-70. .. Raleigh....7/20/70....... 0......Haulage

GRAND TOTAL FATALS * Frequency rate is figured on exposure from January 1 to date of accident.

NEST VIRGINIA

FATAL ACCIDENTS AND THEIR CAUSES FROM 1897 TO 1969 (INCLUSIVE)

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224 89

196 88

207

5 40

Falls of Roof and Coal.
Haulage
Gas & Dust Explosions
Explosives,
All Other Causes

184
72
26

1
49

56
101

184 71 8 6 39

213

95
183

7
43

181

85
137

8
44

38

218
95
12

7
62

200
113
18

7
66

199
119

2
10
48

175
76

6
17
46

183
87

3
12
45

194 94 15 18 67

206
107
174

8
56

10 38

18 44

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FATAL ACCIDENTS AND THEIR CAUSES FROM 1897 TO 1969 (INCLUSIVE)

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

171

131

81 44

97 54

69

68

173 48 6 3 36

169 73 12 4

165
86
82

3
44

102

5 29

186
65
11

6
57

157
91
17

4
44

149 74 1 7 38

130 75 1 5 43

79 44 34

15

3 26

161 60 3 6 47

96
41

1
2
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CAUSES

Falls of Roof and Coal.
Haulage
Gas & Dust Explosions.
Explosives..
All Other Causes.

TOTALS.

CAUSES

1953

Falls of Roof and Coal.
Haulage
Gas & Dust Explosions.
Explosives.
All Other Causes.

72
30

1
2
8

68
21
18

3
19

TOTALS.

CAUSES

TOTALS.

NOTE:

1897 1926

1925 1969

Fiscal Year Beginning July 1 and Ending June 30.
Calendar Year Beginning January 1 and Ending December 31.

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