Abstract

Accident statistics in our industry for the past 10 years, with a detailed listing of accidents by category during 1977, are shown in the tables below. Note the changes made in 1976 and 1977 statistics to conform with OSHA recordkeeping requirements. Fatalities count as a fatality and do not enter the Days Lost categetory as in the past, when 6000 days per fatality were used. This change accounts for the tremendous decrease in days lost, and a direct comparison with previous years cannot be made.

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