The industry of mining anthracite coal in Pennsylvania are priced at 30,000 life between 1869 and 1950.

This averages out to about 370 fatalities an or more than one death a day year.

Such an interest rate really appears low in comparison to railroad fatalities or contemporary highway fatalities; and even though today there are fatalities from mining, even yet in Pennsylvania, most contemporary coal mining, that used to use a huge number of men underground, now could be managed by a few dozen guys working available pit mines into the air-conditioned cabs of giant vehicles and shovels. Fatalities are unusual under those circumstances. 続きを読む The industry of mining anthracite coal in Pennsylvania are priced at 30,000 life between 1869 and 1950.