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705. Workers Killed or Disabled on the Job

[Data for 1998 are preliminary estimates (13.8 represents 13,800). Excludes homocides and suicides. Estimates based on data from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, State vital statistics departments, state industrial commissions and beginning 1992, Bureau of Labor Statisitcs, Census of Occupational Fatalities. Numbers of workers based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics]

 
DEATHS DISABLING INJURIES (1,000) 1997 1998
Dis- Year and
Total Manufacturing Nonmanufacturing abling industry DEATHS Dis- DEATHS Dis-
YEAR in- group abling abling
juries 2 in- in-
Number Number Number (mil.) 1990 1993 1994 1995 1996 Number Rate 1 injuries 2 Number Rate 1 injuries 2
(1,000) Rate 1 (1,000) Rate 1 (1,000) Rate 1 (1,000) (1,000)
 
1960 13.8 21 1.7 10 12.1 25 2.0 Total 3 3,900 3,200 3,500 3,600 3,900 5,148 3.9 3,800 5,100 3.8 3,800
1965 14.1 20 1.8 10 12.3 24 2.1 Agriculture 4 210 130 140 140 150 799 22.5 140 780 22.1 140
1970 13.8 18 1.7 9 12.1 21 2.2 Mining and quarrying 5 40 20 20 20 20 156 24.7 20 150 24.3 30
1975 13.0 15 1.6 9 11.4 17 2.2 Construction 460 280 300 350 350 1,105 14.1 390 1,120 13.9 410
1980 13.2 13 1.7 8 11.5 15 2.2 Manufacturing 910 560 590 600 610 679 3.3 640 660 3.2 650
1990 10.1 9 1.0 5 9.1 9 3.9 Transportation and
1994 5.3 4 0.7 4 4.3 4 3.5 utilities 360 230 260 300 310 927 12.2 380 920 11.9 380
1995 5.0 4 0.6 4 4.3 4 3.6 Trade 6 1,060 710 800 840 880 451 1.7 720 450 1.7 730
1996 5.0 4 0.7 3 4.3 4 3.9 Services 7 110 780 860 800 1,000 670 1.5 960 680 1.5 900
1997 5.1 4 0.7 3 4.4 4 3.8 Government 750 490 530 550 580 339 1.8 550 340 1.7 560
1998 5.1 4 0.7 3 4.4 4 3.8



1 Per 100,000 workers.
2 Disabling injury defined as one which results in death, some degree of physical impairment, or renders the person unable to perform regular activities for a full day beyond the day of the injury. Due to change in methodology, data beginning 1990 not comparable with prior years.
3 Includes deaths where industry is not known.
4 Includes forestry and fishing.
5 Includes oil and gas extraction.
6 Includes wholesale and retail trade.
7 Includes finance, insurance, and real estate.

Source: National Safety Council, Itasca, IL, Accident Facts, annual through 1998 edition; thereafter, Injury Facts, 1999 edition (copyright).

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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