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Accidents in Polish mines 2017-2019

  NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS
fatal serious total
2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019
Hard coal mines 10 15 16 9 11 8 1653 1680 1894
Lignite mines 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 30 32
Copper ore mines 2 1 5 2 2 2 317 327 327
Other 3 5 2 3 2 1 78 80 73
TOTAL 15 21
23 14
15 11 2078 2117 2326

 

Number of dangerous occurrences in underground mines and related to them accidents 2017-2019

 
 
NUMBER OF OCCURENCES
 
 
 
NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS
FATAL TOTAL
2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019
Fires 131) 16 182) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rock falls 3 5 5 0 1 0 1 1 0
Rockbursts 6 4 6 0 6 6 12 21 64
Methane explosions and ignitions 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coal dust explosions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outbursts of gases and rocks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water inrushes 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 25 29 35
0
7
6
13
22
64


1) including 1 fire connected to methane ignition;
2) including 1 fire connected to methane explosions.

FATAL ACCIDENT INDICES 2017-2019

  2017 2018 2019 Remarks
Fatalities per 1 M. t 0,16 0,24 0,26 hard coal mining*
Fatalities per 1 M. t 0,08 0,12 0,14 hard coal*+ lignite mining
Fatalities per 1 M. t 0,06 0,03 0,16 copper ore mining
Fatalities per 1 000 employees 0,10 0,14 0,15 hard coal mining*
Fatalities per 1 000 employees 0,08 0,12 0,13 mining in total

ACCIDENT INDICES IN TOTAL

  2017 2018 2019 Remarks
Fatalities per 1 000 employees 16,1 6,1 17,7 hard coal mining*
Fatalities per 1 000 employees 17,0 15,6 16,1 copper ore mining
Fatalities per 1 000 employee 3,0 3,0 3,7 lignite mining
Fatalities per 1 000 employees 11,7 11,7 12,7 mining in total

*) without Central Drainage Plant (CZOK)

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