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707. Industries with the Highest Total Case Incidence Ratesfor Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses

[Rates per 100 full-time employees. Industries shown are those with the highest rates for 1998. For nonfarm employment data, see Table 684. Rates refer to any occupational injury or illness resulting in (1) lost workday cases, or (2) nonfatal cases without lost workdays. Incidence rates were calculated as: Number of injuries and illnesses divided by total hours worked by all employees during year multiplied by 200,000 as base for 100 full-time equivalent workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks a year)]

     
1987
INDUSTRY SIC 1 1995 1996 1997 1998
Code
     
    Private industry (X) 8.1 7.4 7.1 6.7
Meat packing plants 2011 36.6 30.3 32.1 29.3
Gray and ductile iron foundries 3321 29.2 25.8 26.6 25.1
Motor vehicles and car bodies 3711 31.5 26.1 25.5 23.9
Truck trailers 3715 31.2 19.4 21.3 23.4
Ship building and repairing 3731 32.7 27.4 21.4 22.4
Vitreous plumbing fixtures 3261 15.6 16.3 23.9 22.2
Mobile homes 2451 24.3 26.2 22.6 21.3
Automotive stampings 3465 23.8 23.2 20.0 21.1
Steel foundries, n.e.c. 2 3325 26.4 26.4 19.1 20.8
Metal sanitary ware 3431 21.0 29.4 24.4 20.0
Truck and bus bodies 3713 22.5 21.0 16.6 19.6
Aluminum foundries 3365 22.1 17.1 19.8 18.2
Commercial laundry equipment 3582 (NA) 17.4 (NA) 18.0
Aluminum die-castings 3363 23.1 19.9 17.4 17.6
Fabricated structural metal 3441 19.1 16.7 16.8 17.6
Flat glass 321 20.9 14.8 15.9 17.5
Steel pipe and tubes 3317 15.9 13.9 16.3 17.4
Boat building and repairing 3732 17.3 16.2 17.6 17.0
Poultry slaughtering and processing 2015 18.3 17.8 16.6 16.8
Fresh and frozen prepared fish 2092 15.3 14.4 16.8 16.8
Iron and steel forgings 3462 19.7 19.4 17.3 16.7
Primary aluminum 3334 16.1 13.6 18.8 16.3
Construction machinery 3531 15.2 16.3 17.0 16.3
Transportation equipment, n.e.c. 2 3799 15.3 (NA) 18.6 16.3
Industrial trucks and tractors 3537 16.9 11.1 14.5 16.2
Air transportation, scheduled 3 451 14.5 19.3 17.7 15.9
Concrete products, n.e.c. 2 3272 15.0 16.0 14.7 15.8
Prefabricated metal buildings 3448 19.6 16.3 13.5 15.8
Metal stampings, n.e.c. 2 3469 17.8 16.1 16.3 15.8
Power transmission equipment, n.e.c. 2 3568 11.2 14.0 10.1 15.7
Travel trailers and campers 3792 22.7 19.7 16.9 15.7
Public building and related furniture 253 19.4 20.6 16.5 15.6




NA Not available. X Not applicable.
1 1987 Standard Industrial Classification; see text, Section 17, Business.
2 N.e.c. means not elsewhere classified.
3 Due to reclassification of air courier operations into SIC 451, data for 1996 and 1997 are not comparable with earlier years.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in the United States by Industry, annual.

http://stats.bls.gov/newsrels.htm



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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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