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LA7

Global Compact ICMM Reasonable Assurance

The information below provides disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator
LA7: Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region.

Number of work-related fatalities

Number of work-related fatalities
  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
South Africa9101211 27 32
Great Noligwa1-11 2 7
Kopanang4212 3 2
Moab Khotsong1231 5 2
Mponeng (1) 3232 6 4
Savuka--11 2 -
Tau Lekoa-22- 4 1
TauTona-214 5 16
Continental Africa 3 5 3 2 6 5
DRC (2) - 1 - - - -
Ghana            
Obuasi 3 - 1 2 4 2
Iduapriem - - - - - -
Guinea            
Siguiri - 1 1 - - 2
Mali            
Morila NR NR NR NR 2 -
Sadiola - 1 - - - -
Yatela - - - - - 1
Namibia            
Navachab - - 1 - - -
Tanzania            
Geita - 2 - - - -
Australasia - - - - - -
Australia            
Sunrise Dam - - - - - -
Americas 1 - - 1 1 -
Argentina - - - - - -
Cerro Vanguardia - - - - - -
Brazil            
AGA Mineração 1 - - - - -
Serra Grande - - - 1 1 -
USA            
CC&V - - - - - -
Exploration(2) 2 - - - - -
Colombia 1 - - - - -
Eritrea 1 - - - - -
Group 15 15 15 14 34(3) 37
  1. (1) Total Includes SARS Rock boring and Commercial units sub-contractor
  2. (2) Total Includes Greenfields exploration
  3. (3) The 2007 number has been consistently reported as 34. This figure includes 2 fatalities at Morila in Mali which was under AngloGold Ashanti‘s management at the time. It is now managed by AngloGold Ashanti‘s joint venture partner, Randgold Resources

LA7

Global Compact ICMM

The information below provides disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator
LA7: Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region.

Fatal injury frequency rate

Number of fatal injuries per million hours worked
  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
South Africa 0.110.120.130.120.290.35
Great Noligwa 0.15 - 0.09 0.07 0.11 0.36
Kopanang 0.30 0.15 0.07 0.14 0.22 0.14
Moab Khotsong 0.06 0.13 0.29 0.08 0.57 0.27
Mponeng (including mining services) 0.14 0.14 0.20 0.14 0.42 0.30
Savuka - - 0.40 0.33 0.79 -
Tau Lekoa - 0.48 0.25 - 0.58 0.15
TauTona - 0.19 0.10 0.35 0.40 1.23
Continental Africa 0.050.090.060.040.110.09
Ghana            
Iduapriem - - - - - -
Obuasi 0.12 - 0.04 0.10 0.19 0.08
Guinea            
Siguiri - 0.14 0.16 - - 0.31
Mali            
Sadiola - 0.18 - - - -
Yatela -   - - - 0.43
Namibia            
Navachab - - 0.67 - - -
Tanzania            
Geita - 0.24 - - - -
Australasia ------
Australia            
Sunrise Dam - - - - - -
Americas 0.10--0.090.08-
Argentina            
Cerro Vanguardia - - - - - -
Brazil            
AGA Mineração 0.09 - - - - -
Serra Grande - - - 0.43 0.49 -
USA            
CC&V - - - - - -
Group(1) 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.21 0.22
  1. (1) Group total includes South Africa Central services, greenfield exploration and Colombia

LA7

Global Compact ICMM Reasonable Assurance

The information below provides disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator
LA7: Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region

All injury frequency rate

The total number of injuries per million hours worked
  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
South Africa 15.56 16.69 17.72 22.28 29.10 33.12
Great Noligwa 23.92 21.63 17.51 28.54 43.94 46.60
Kopanang 23.18 21.86 22.71 25.29 34.39 40.53
Moab Khotsong 20.41 19.72 28.82 38.24 41.81 46.56
Mponeng 15.39 15.93 14.31 14.29 18.76 17.73
Savuka 8.39 7.69 13.23 19.82 33.87 32.73
Tau Lekoa 0.00 32.41 26.39 33.92 39.16 67.48
TauTona 13.36 19.03 15.84 19.00 25.72 27.44
SAR Metallurgy6.445.999.1011.8015.2014.71
Continental Africa 3.03 5.26 6.09 8.27 10.31 10.33
Obuasi 2.37 2.86 4.73 6.36 9.89 7.43
Iduapriem 6.61 9.73 12.26 13.95 16.07 16.33
Bibiani 14.18
Sadiola 2.44 1.65 2.31 4.37 5.12 8.16
Yatela 1.52 2.28 5.54 6.13 2.35 10.37
Navachab 2.00 25.60 26.30 20.63 6.43 21.47
Siguiri 1.27 5.15 5.54 9.42 11.85 7.89
Geita 3.60 5.38 5.56 8.52 12.01 12.29
Mongbwalu 11.04 21.77
Americas 6.33 5.66 7.12 9.92 7.16 8.63
Cripple Creek & Victor 19.80 12.26 15.80 30.19 16.42 15.12
AGA Mineração 4.05 2.62 4.19 5.79 4.45 5.06
Serra Grande 3.48 7.22 8.99 13.34 11.84 12.35
Cerro Vanguardia 1.60 8.08 9.34 9.72 8.12 17.21
Colombia 16.84 10.83
Australasia 18.11 13.10 8.64 15.17 14.49 17.01
Sunrise Dam 19.40 13.65 8.94 15.85 15.14 18.08
Greenfield exploration 19.83 16.99 20.56 16.55 24.90 9.36
Group 9.76 11.50 12.88 16.66 20.95 22.83
  1. * All injury frequency rate is the total number of injuries and fatalities per million hours worked

LA7

Global Compact ICMM Reasonable Assurance

The information below provides disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator
LA7: Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region

Lost time injury frequency rate

The total number of lost time injuries per million hours worked
  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
South Africa(1) 11.2911.6610.4011.2412.7212.53
Great Noligwa 16.45 14.33 10.90 14.66 14.46 12.21
Kopanang 14.73 12.48 11.46 12.86 13.10 15.22
Moab Khotsong 15.52 13.81 14.16 11.98 13.48 15.75
Mponeng 12.99 14.02 11.44 11.44 13.08 10.70
Savuka 7.83 6.33 7.62 15.20 25.99 19.30
Tau Lekoa - 19.11 15.68 16.57 19.07 24.99
TauTona 11.12 15.73 13.04 13.46 18.14 17.09
Continental Africa(2) 0.851.391.551.371.501.51
Ghana            
Iduapriem 0.60 1.56 1.32 1.63 0.46 1.15
Obuasi 1.35 1.66 2.91 2.10 2.72 2.29
Guinea            
Siguiri - 0.85 0.47 0.42 0.41 0.77
Mali            
Sadiola 0.70 0.18 0.21 0.87 1.11 1.02
Morila** NR NR NR 3.32 0.57 1.42
Yatela 0.38 0.75 - 1.15 0.39 0.43
Namibia            
Navachab 1.50 0.58 2.02 - 4.59 4.09
Tanzania            
Geita 0.33 0.96 0.10 0.86 0.68 0.63
Australasia 2.112.731.151.752.522.13
Australia            
Sunrise Dam 1.57 2.84 1.19 1.83 2.63 1.81
Americas 4.171.891.903.012.532.24
Argentina            
Cerro Vanguardia 1.59 1.70 2.46 3.98 3.34 3.13
Brazil            
AGA Mineração 2.45 1.18 1.64 3.06 2.30 2.33
Serra Grande 0.00 0.38 1.08 1.29 2.47 1.76
USA            
CC&V 12.05 4.60 4.39 4.83 2.53 -
Group 6.32 6.89 6.57 7.32 8.24 7.70
  1. (1) Includes Vaal River and West Wits Metallurgy
  2. (2) Includes DRC
  3. (1) NR = not reported

MM of LA7

Global Compact ICMM

The information below provides disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator
LA7: Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region

Description of fatal incidents

DateOperation and regionName of deceasedDescription of accident
10 JanuaryGreat Noligwa mine, South Africa regionMr Petrose MohapiThe deceased was fatally injured following a scraper winch related incident
2 FebruarySouth Africa regional servicesMr Michael KhaboThe deceased was struck by lightning
27 MayMponeng mine, South Africa regionMr Lance PhiriThe deceased was fatally injured following a fall of ground triggered by a seismic event
11 AugustMponeng mine, South Africa regionMr Thinavhiyo Amos MalitshaThe deceased was fatally injured following a fall of ground triggered by a seismic event
18 AugustMoab Khotsong mine, South Africa regionMr Mohale Ignatius SelepeThe deceased was fatally injured during tramming operations underground
31 AugustKopanang mine, South Africa regionMr Wikus PretoriusThe deceased was engulfed by a rock slide of fine ore during the construction of a safety canopy in a waste silo
10 OctoberKopanang mine, South Africa regionMr Bheki Eric GamaThe deceased was fatally injured when a jet of water at close range caused rock particles to strike him in the face
30 NovemberKopanang mine, South Africa regionMr Francisco Cuamba BataThe deceased was fatally injured during a fall of ground incident
3 DecemberKopanang mine, South Africa regionMr Vikizitha GamaThe deceased was fatally injured during a fall of ground incident
4 FebruaryObuasi mine, Ghana, Continental Africa regionMr Owusu Afriyie OseiThe deceased was struck by a piece of falling material
3 NovemberObuasi mine, Ghana, Continental Africa regionMr Clement BarksonThe deceased was fatally injured when struck by a piece of rotating equipment
11 December Obuasi mine, Ghana, Continental Africa regionMr Thomas DonsungThe deceased was drilling blast holes when a rock rolled from the blasted muck pile and fatally injured him
19 June Greenfields exploration site, EritreaMr Daniel TekleThe deceased was electrocuted by a defective water pump
27 JuneCuiaba mine, Brazil, Americas regionMr Rodrigo de PaivaThe deceased was struck by a runaway tractor whilst ascending a ramp
21 November Gramalote, Colombia, Americas regionMr Juan Ferney Cardona HincapieThe deceased was fatally injured during a naturally-occurring land slide

All fatal incidents are investigated according to AngloGold Ashanti’s group procedures for incident management which include incident notification and reporting, incident investigation and closeout and review. This process has been designed to identify contributing factors at an individual, workplace and organisational level. Remedial actions to address issues identified are aimed at all three levels with a focus on organisational issues and actions. Specific action plans are drawn up following each incident investigation and followed up and managed at operational and regional level.

Risk-based emergency response plans have been developed at each of the AngloGold Ashanti operations. Plans are documented and freely available to all relevant and interested parties and where appropriate they include interaction with local emergency authorities. Regular emergency response drills are conducted and results are analysed to ensure continual improvement.