Story: Mining and underground resources

Mining fatalities, 1900–2004

Mining fatalities, 1900–2004

This graph shows the average number of mining deaths per year, averaged by decade, from 1900 to 2004. Although there is considerable year-by-year variation, there is a clear decrease through the 20th century.

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Source: OSH – Occupational Safety and Health

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Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - The mining industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006