TB tops leading causes of death in SA in 2018 | Statistics ...

According to Mortality and causes of death in South Africa: Findings from death notification for 2018 which was released recently by Statistics South Africa, the highest number of deaths that occurred in 2018 were among those aged 65–69 years (8,4%), while the lowest number was observed among those aged 5–9 and 10–14 years (0,6% and 0,8% ...

Accident Statistics | Arrive Alive South Africa

Statistics View Statistic; South African Fatal Crashes in Context December 2021: View: Release of the 2021 Festive Season Road Fatalities Report: View: Easter 2021 Arrive Alive Road Safety and Fatality Statistics: View: National Travel Survey 2020: View: State of Road Safety January - December 2019: View: State of Road Safety Report ...

South Africa doesn't account for 50% mining deaths ...

Conclusion: South Africa accounts for 50% of mining deaths recorded by 28 companies in a single report – not 50% of global deaths. A widely shared social media post claims that South Africa accounted for "about 50% of global mining deaths". But the report cited as evidence gives mining fatalities for 28 companies in 2020.

Leading causes of death in South Africa - BusinessTech

Statistics South Africa has published a report on the top 10 leading causes of mortality in South Africa, based on all death notification forms maintained by …

South Africa: SA's Deadliest Mine Accidents in Numbers ...

Collapses, explosions and strikes have caused the worst mining disasters over the years. From Coalbrook mine to Marikana, MBALI ZWANE lists the deadliest mine accidents in South African history.

Statistics - SADD

South Africa's reported road fatalities per 100 000 is 25.1, which is 23rd out of the 50 African countries included in the Report. Enforcement levels were similar to the 2013 Report. South Africa continues its poor enforcement record. 3/10- enforcement of the speed limit. 4/10- enforcement of the BAC limit. 5/10- enforcement of the helmet law

8 Leading Causes of Road Accidents in South Africa - DSC ...

According to the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA), a third of road fatalities are pedestrians. 6. Weather. Weather, and rain in particular, is a major contributor to road accidents because it causes poor visibility and difficult …

Mining sector records 51 fatalities - SAnews

The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry. "This represents a 37% improvement, year on year, compared to 2018 fatalities," said Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing on the release of the 2019 mine health and safety statistics on Friday.

Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as ...

South Africa's mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country's Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing annual deaths have fallen from 81 in 2018.. There were 19 deaths each in platinum and gold extraction, seven deaths in coal extraction, and six across all other forms of mining in the country.

Minister Gwede Mantashe: 2019 Mine Health and Safety ...

7 fatalities in the coal sector, compared to 9 in 2018, a year-on-year improvement of 22%; Other mines recorded 6, compared to 20 in 2018, a year-on-year improvement of 70%. The category of other mines include diamonds, chrome, copper, zinc, sand, lime, granite, manganese, nickel and bricks.

v117n1a9 A systemic study of mining accident causality: …

reports on accidents that occurred on a platinum mine in South Africa between 2010 and 2012. The platinum mining sector has the second highest annual fatalities (Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 2012). Accident data from the reports was coded into the new framework. The different categories used for classification in

Fatality figures falling each year as South African mining ...

As the yearly recorded number of mining injuries and fatalities in South Africa continues to decrease, albeit at a slower pace in 2016 than in previous years, the focus of the industry shifts once ...

Health and safety - Minerals Council South Africa

The South African mining industry is committed to the principle of zero harm with the goal that every mineworker should return home unharmed every day. The Minerals Council, in conjunction with mining companies, aims to achieve world-class safety performance by working in close collaboration with tripartite partners in government and organised ...

HEALTH AND SAFETY ON SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

The South African mining sector has put in place a goal of Zero Harm by 2020; this implies that by 2020 there should be a significant and sustained improvement in the health and safety of all mineworkers, including no further fatalities. The ongoing Mine Health and Safety Project aims to support the South African mining industry

South Africa's mine fatalities at record low - Mining Journal

South Africa's mining sector recorded 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest number on record according to the latest statistics released this …

Causes of Death - Statistics South Africa

TB tops leading causes of death in SA in 2018. The total number of deaths that occurred in South Africa and were processed by Stats SA in 2018, were 454 014. According to Mortality and causes of death in South Africa: Findings from death notification for 2018 which was released recently by Statistics South Africa, the highest number of deaths ...

Developing Health and Safety in Mines - MINING.COM

The South African Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) shows fatalities falling from 112 in 2012 to 93 in 2013, 84 in 2014 and 77 in 2015; 73 deaths were recorded in 2016.

Mine Deaths In South Africa Rise To 69 In 2021 ...

Patsy Nwogu. December 9, 2021. 0. 137. Death toll in South African mines has risen to 69, up from 48 a year earlier, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy said in a statement Monday. Miners are looking to improve safety practices to address the falls of ground and transport-related accidents that were the leading causes of death in the ...

South Africa: mining industry fatalities 2020 | Statista

Fatalities in the South African mining industry 2007-2020. The number of fatal injuries in the South African mining industry has been decreasing consistently since 2007. The …

Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines ...

Leger, J.-P., 1991. Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines. Safety Science, 14: 169–185.. The trends and principal causes of occupational fatalities and disasters (defined as six or more fatalities in one incident) in the South African mining industry are analysed.

Mine Health and Safety ANNUAL - PMG

This document is a report by the Chief Inspector of Mines (CIOM) on health and safety at mines and the activities of the Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate (MHSI), compiled as required by section 49(1)(j) of the Mine Health and Safety …

An Introduction to South African Accident Statistics

South African Accident Statistics Many workers have an intuitive feeling that work in South African factories and mines is dangerous. For a union wanting to take action over hazardous work, accident statistics can be very useful to help focus campaigns on the most dangerous industries and jobs.

41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES - sahistory.org.za

The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the last year for which we have detailed figures,