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Sandow Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Alcoa Inc has been the current operator since 9/1/1988

    Year 104(a) 104(g)(1) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 27 1 4,312.00 4,312.00 4,312.00
    1996 33 0 11,880.00 11,880.00 11,880.00
    1997 9 0 2,388.00 2,388.00 2,388.00
    1998 10 0 783.00 783.00 783.00
    1999 4 0 220.00 220.00 220.00
    2000 3 0 165.00 165.00 165.00
    2001 8 0 440.00 440.00 440.00
    2002 2 0 110.00 110.00 110.00
    2003 6 0 501.00 501.00 501.00
    2004 16 1 1,513.00 1,513.00 1,513.00
    2005 11 0 828.00 828.00 828.00
    2006 6 0 360.00 360.00 360.00
    2007 4 0 648.00 648.00 648.00
    2008 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2009 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2010 1 0 100.00 100.00 100.00
    Note: Vacated Citations are not included in any reports on the DRS.

    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Please Note: Alcoa Inc has been the current operator since 9/1/1988

    Year Fatal Operator
    Injuries
    NFDL Operator
    Injuries
    Fatal Contractor
    Injuries
    NFDL Contractor
    Injuries
    Operator Hours
    Worked*
    Coal
     Produced 
    (tons)
    Operator Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Operator NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    1995 0 1 0 1 510,494 5,674,739 0.00 0.39 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 3 0 2 444,830 6,540,728 0.00 1.35 0.0082 2.33
    1997 0 7 0 0 459,321 6,370,027 0.00 3.05 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 8 0 2 473,970 5,804,125 0.00 3.38 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 3 0 1 494,574 6,225,677 0.00 1.21 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 5 0 0 496,183 6,624,060 0.00 2.02 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 8 0 4 498,081 5,709,325 0.00 3.21 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 1 0 0 479,387 5,573,795 0.00 0.42 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 0 0 2 443,493 6,091,061 0.00 0.00 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 3 0 3 431,544 6,105,182 0.00 1.39 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 1 0 2 308,234 3,202,356 0.00 0.65 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 0 0 0 93,408 0 0.00 0.00 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 1 0 0 55,523 0 0.00 3.60 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 0 0 0 13,345 0 0.00 0.00 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 0 0 0 13,351 0 0.00 0.00 0.0107 1.21
    2010 0 0 0 1 4,160 0 0.00 0.00 0.0000 1.17
    *   Hours worked and accidents & injuries now include office hours or accidents (subunit 99).
    ** Current rates are based on data available as of 2010 Quarter 1. For a further explanation, please see this.
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