mine fatalities in south africa in 2004

An Introduction to South African Accident Statistics

2016-4-15 · South African Accident Statistics Many workers have an intuitive feeling that work in South African factories and mines is dangerous. For a union wanting to take action over hazardous work, accident statistics can be very useful to help focus campaigns on the most dangerous industries and jobs.

South Africa: mining industry fatalities 2020 | Statista

2021-4-27 · Fatalities in the South African mining industry 2007-2020. The number of fatal injuries in the South African mining industry has been decreasing consistently since 2007. The lowest number of ...

41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

2019-8-2 · The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In …

Mine fatalities in South Africa rise first time in decade ...

2017-12-8 · There were 81 fatalities from January through November, according to data from the Chamber of Mines. Thursday, a death at Tshepong Mine brought total to 82. Mine fatalities in South Africa rise ...

Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines ...

1991-11-1 · Safety Science, 14 (1991) 169-185 169 Eisevier Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines J.-P. Leger Sociology of Work Program, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Received 20 February 1990; accepted 2 November 1990 Abstract Leger, J.-P., 1991.

South African Mine fatalities at a ...

2020-1-27 · South African Mine fatalities at a record low. By Gerard Peter. Jan 27, 2020. 2019 Had the lowest number of mining fatalities on record in South Africa with 51 deaths reported. This is according to the 2019 mining health and safety statistics released by …

SA was aiming to end mine fatalities

2021-7-9 · SA was aiming to end mine fatalities - instead, more miners are dying. South Africa''s mine deaths in 2021 shoot up compared to 2020, raising calls for increased effort to curb the scourge. SA''s mining industry and unions are concerned about an increase in mining-related deaths. The year 2019 was the safest year on record with 51 deaths.

The Analysis of Fatal Accidents in Indian Coal Mines

This study is carried out an empirical analysis of coal mine fatal accidents in Pakistan from 2010 to 2018. The research focused on the different mathematical aspects of accident categories ...

Gold mining causes the most mine worker deaths in SA | …

2018-10-18 · Gold mining was found to be the biggest culprit when it comes to mine deaths as revealed by chairperson of the Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) David Msiza during day one of …

South Africa: mining industry fatalities 2020 | Statista

2021-4-27 · Fatalities in the South African mining industry 2007-2020. The number of fatal injuries in the South African mining industry has been decreasing consistently since 2007. The lowest number of fatalities within this period was recorded in 2019 at 51. There was a slight increase in 2020, at 58.

v117n1a9 A systemic study of mining accident causality: …

2017-3-9 · South African mines. In this study, a newly developed accident analysis framework was used to analyse 91 accidents from a platinum mine in South Africa. The subsequent sections explain the framework, the methodology applied, and the results obtained. -+* % A newly developed analysis framework (Bonsu et al., 2015)

Fatalities at Kusasalethu

2021-10-22 · Fatalities at Kusasalethu. Johannesburg, Friday, 22 October 2021. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ("Harmony" and/or "the Company") regrets to advise that two employees were fatally injured in the early hours of Thursday morning, following a seismic event resulting in a fall of ground at its Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, in ...

Work-related fatalities in the South African construction ...

South Africa''s construction industry has seen a boom in growth in recent years, with an associated 26.3% increase in the number of employees working in the sector from 2004 to 2007, as shown by Statistics South Africa reports.1,2,3,4,5 However, worldwide, workers in the construction industry have been shown to be among the most vulnerable and

Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines ...

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. A miner who spends twenty years working underground faces a one in thirty chance of dying in an occupational accident. The gold mine fatality rate has improved only 33% ...

Chapter 1.0 Introduction

2010-10-18 · The cause of fatalities in South African collieries for the period 1995 to 2004 is shown in Figure 1-2. This Figure indicates that for this period FOG has been the major cause of fatalities in South African collieries, and the greatest reduction amongst all other causes for fatalities has been achieved in the FOG since 1996.

Unnatural Deaths in South African Platinum Miners, 1992–2008

Fatalities at South Africa''s mines drop

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY

2020-8-3 · South African mines have a poor health and safety (H&S) record. The incidence of fatalities and injuries following falls of ground, during transportation, with explosives or in general mining accidents has been reduced in recent years, but is still unacceptably high. While mine fatalities are highly publicized, disabling injuries are

HEALTH AND SAFETY ON SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

2019-9-11 · The South African mining sector has put in place a goal of Zero Harm by 2020; this implies that by 2020 there should be a significant and sustained improvement in the health and safety of all mineworkers, including no further fatalities. The ongoing Mine Health and Safety Project aims to support the South African mining industry

Labour, Safety & Surveying Matters | Department of …

Mining is known as one of the most dangerous occupations in the world with many contributing factors that causes fatalities and accidents in the mining environment. It is crucial to provide safe working conditions for miners. The Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate and the South African mining industry is committed to the principle of zero harm.

Fatality figures falling each year as South African mining ...

2017-2-24 · As the yearly recorded number of mining injuries and fatalities in South Africa continues to decrease, albeit at a slower pace in 2016 than in previous years, the focus of the industry shifts once ...

Spike in South Africa''s mining fatalities continues into ...

2021-5-26 · South Africa''s mining industry recorded 27 fatalities to date in 2021 compared with 19 over the same period a year ago, the Minerals Council said on …

Fatalities at South Africa''s mines drop – Alive2green

2015-1-29 · The South African mining industry has reported a significant drop in the number of fatalities and injuries on mines, although official numbers from the Department of Mineral Resources are only expected at the end of the month or early next month.. Zero harm is the target, with the industry''s mantra: "Every worker returning from work unharmed every day."

Fatalities at South Africa''s mines drop | Brand South Africa

2015-1-27 · Fatalities at South Africa''s mines drop. 27 Jan 2015. The South African mining industry has reported a significant drop in the number of fatalities and injuries on mines, although official numbers from the Department of Mineral Resources are only expected at the end of the month or early next month. Zero harm is the target, with the industry ...

Mining sector records 51 fatalities | SAnews

2020-1-24 · The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry. "This represents a 37% improvement, year on year, compared to 2018 fatalities," said Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing on the release of the 2019 mine health and safety statistics on Friday.

Fatality Reports | Mine Safety and Health Administration ...

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Mine fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade | Fin24

2017-12-8 · Mine fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade Share. Nairobi - For the first time in almost a decade, more people are dying in South African mines, the world''s deepest and among the most dangerous. There were 81 fatalities from January through November, according to data from the Chamber of Mines, an industry lobby group. ...

Rock-related fatality trends in the South African gold ...

2009-8-27 · South African gold mining industry by M.K.C. Roberts*, A. Daehnke*, and E.P. Jaku* Synopsis A South African gold mining rock-related fatal accident database has been analysed in order to determine rock-related fatality trends in the gold mining industry over the period 1990 to 1998. This analysis was extended further to include some of the ...

Mining Health and Safety in South Africa | The African ...

Mining health and safety in South Africa is governed by Act 29 of the 1996 Mine Health and Safety Act. The base premise of the act is: • To ensure owner responsibility for health and safety through creation of codes of practise, training, identifying potentially hazardous factors, investigating said factors, employing hygienists for the ...

Mining deaths decline | SAnews

2016-1-28 · Pretoria – 2015 saw the lowest number of fatalities ever recorded in the mining sector since the start of mining in South Africa. "A total of 77 fatalities were reported in 2015 compared to 84 reported for 2014. This translates to an improvement of 8% year …

Mine Accidents and Disasters | Department of Mineral …

Between 1984 and 2005, more than 11 000 mine workers died in South Africa. 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 ...