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Human Resources Perspective From an Old Coal Miner

Old Coal Mine Images:_________________________

 

 

<How they transported coal out of the mines

 

 

 

 

Newer Coal Mine Pictures:____________________________


 

 

Jeep shuttle to take workers in/out of mines

 

 

 

 

Continuous Mining Machine-cuts coal >

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

<Roofbolting Machine-to hold roof up

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shuttle Car-transport coal to main beltline to be taken outside>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

<Longwall Shearer-cuts a path of 700 foot face

 

 



 

United Mine Workers Images:____________________

# of Fatal Injuries in ALL US Underground Coal Mines 1931-1977
1931 -1,456
1932-1,192
1933- 1,051
1934- 1,214
1935 - 1,216
1936- 1,319
1937 -1,399
1938- 1,077
1939 - 1,062
1940 -1,361
1941 - 1,226
1942-1,436
1943 - 1,407
1944- 1,241
1945 - 1,029
1946 - 926
1947 - 1,106
1948 - 935
1949-560
1950 -602
1951 - 751
1952 - 514
1953 -440
1954 - 374
1955 -391
1956 - 417
1957 - 451
1958- 334
1959 - 268
1960- 295
1961 -275
1962 -265
1963 - 257
1964 -224
1965 - 240
1966 -202
1967 -186
1968- 276
1969 - 163
1970- 220
1971 - 149
1972 - 128
1973-105
1974 - 97
1975 - 111
1976-109
1977- 100

Related Links:__________________________________

Click here to view 1978-2006 fatalities
Click here to view average # of employees from 1978-2006
Click here to view # of hours worked from 1978-2006
Click here to view # of days lost due to injuries 1978-2006
Click here to view # of tons of coal produced
Click here for a gallery of pictures
Click here for the coal company I worked for.
 

 

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