The Zasyadko Mine has had seven serious mining accidents:

May 1999 – 50 workers killed, 40 injured["Ukraine's mine death toll rises". BBC News. November 20, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-20.]
August 2001 – 55 workers killed, 34 injured
July 2002 – 20 workers killed, two injured
September 20, 2006 – 13 workers killed, 62 injured