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710. Fatal Occupational Injuries, by Industry and Event

[For the 50 States and DC. Based on the Censuses of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Due to methodological differences, data differ from those in Table 705. For details, see source]

                 
1993
             
Event or exposure--percent distribution
Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
                 
      Total, 1993 (X) 6,271 40 21 17 10 9 3 5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,590 38 21 18 10 10 3 6
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing A 855 51 5 26 6 11 1 26
  Mining 6 B 174 27 3 42 8 14 5 26
   Coal mining 12 40 12 70 15 35
   Oil and gas extraction 13 94 33 4 32 10 15 4 25
Construction C 924 25 4 20 30 17 3 14
   General building contractors 15 152 23 5 21 38 10 3
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 255 37 3 29 11 16 4
   Special trade contractors 17 517 20 4 16 36 20 4
Manufacturing 6 D 762 29 9 36 8 11 6 4
   Food and kindred products 20 82 35 10 24 10 15 6 5
   Lumber and wood products 24 204 28 2 63 3 29
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 890 65 16 8 3 5 2 13
   Local passenger transit 41 130 18 78 28
   Trucking and warehousing 42 467 79 5 9 2 2 1 22
   Transportation by air 45 79 87 5 4 11
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 72 38 7 19 6 22 8 5
 
Wholesale trade F 250 55 15 13 8 4 4 5
Retail trade G 784 18 70 5 2 3 1 4
   Food stores 54 223 7 89 2 6
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 138 28 54 8 3 4 7
   Eating and drinking places 58 199 15 76 3 2 4 3
Finance, insurance, real estate H 116 31 40 3 15 11 2
Services 6 I 758 35 28 10 9 13 4 2
   Business services 73 188 32 26 9 15 12 4 4
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 116 22 32 22 3 11 9 8
 
       Government J 681 52 23 7 7 6 5 3
 
                 
  1994 1994
               
  Event or exposure--percent distribution
 
  Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
  SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
  code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
 
                 
      Total, 1994 (X) 6,588 42 20 15 10 10 3 5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,923 41 20 16 10 10 3 6
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 6 A 847 54 7 20 7 11 1 24
Mining 6 B 180 31 34 6 15 12 27
   Coal mining 12 41 22 56 12 36
   Oil and gas extraction 13 99 33 23 9 21 13 26
Construction C 1,027 26 3 18 32 18 3 15
   General building contractors 15 189 22 5 16 42 12 3
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 247 41 21 8 24 4
   Special trade contractors 17 591 20 3 17 39 17 3
Manufacturing 6 D 787 31 7 39 7 10 6 4
   Food and kindred products 20 78 42 8 22 9 17 4
   Lumber and wood products 24 199 19 68 2 7 2 27
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 944 67 14 9 3 6 1 13
   Local passenger transit 41 114 18 80 22
   Trucking and warehousing 42 502 79 4 11 2 3 22
   Transportation by air 45 98 94 13
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 88 48 5 10 8 26 8
 
Wholesale trade F 269 51 10 20 8 7 4 6
Retail trade G 797 19 70 4 3 3 1 4
   Food stores 54 235 6 88 2 2 7
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 120 34 55 7 6
   Eating and drinking places 58 181 12 77 4 3 3
Finance, insurance, real estate H 112 39 37 5 8 9 1
Services 6 I 844 42 30 7 9 10 2 3
   Business services 73 253 40 31 5 13 10 5
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 89 28 28 22 4 8 9 6
 
       Government J 665 51 21 7 7 6 6 3
 
                 
  1995 1995
               
  Event or exposure--percent distribution
 
  Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
  SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
  code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
 
                 
      Total, 1995 (X) 6,210 41 20 15 10 10 3 5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,438 40 19 16 11 10 3 5
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 6 A 793 53 6 22 8 10 2 22
Mining 6 B 156 35 33 6 14 10 10 25
   Coal mining 12 43 30 47 14 38
   Oil and gas extraction 13 77 31 33 8 12 16 23
Construction C 1,048 25 3 18 32 20 2 15
   General building contractors 15 175 15 5 18 45 15
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 245 45 29 8 16 2
   Special trade contractors 17 613 20 3 14 38 23 2
Manufacturing 6 D 702 30 10 36 9 8 8 3
   Food and kindred products 20 74 39 18 23 12 4
   Lumber and wood products 24 182 30 60 4 4 22
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 880 69 13 7 3 6 1 12
   Local passenger transit 41 116 31 65 22
   Trucking and warehousing 42 462 84 5 7 2 2 1 20
   Transportation by air 45 75 87 9
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 91 34 7 15 7 32 6 8
 
Wholesale trade F 254 49 13 17 6 7 8 5
Retail trade G 675 22 66 3 4 4 2 3
   Food stores 54 188 8 86 2 2 5
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 122 36 43 6 5 3 7 6
   Eating and drinking places 58 164 14 77 6 3 3
Finance, insurance, real estate H 124 32 49 6 6 5 2
Services 6 I 737 39 27 9 10 10 4 2
   Business services 73 211 43 23 9 15 10 4
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 114 28 35 21 4 6 6 8
 
       Government J 772 48 32 5 3 7 4 4
 
                 
  1996 1996
               
  Event or exposure--percent distribution
 
  Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
  SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
  code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
 
                 
      Total, 1996 (X) 6,112 42 19 16 11 9 3 5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,521 40 19 17 12 9 3 5
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 6 A 798 47 9 24 9 10 2 22
Mining 6 B 152 34 41 6 7 11 27
   Coal mining 12 39 23 69 40
   Oil and gas extraction 13 82 37 27 7 12 17 27
Construction C 1,039 25 2 21 32 16 3 14
   General building contractors 15 183 17 3 21 45 12
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 247 48 2 24 9 16
   Special trade contractors 17 599 18 2 20 38 18 4
Manufacturing 6 D 715 30 9 39 7 8 7 4
   Food and kindred products 20 70 31 10 26 11 14 7 4
   Lumber and wood products 24 203 25 3 65 3 2 3 26
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 947 71 9 8 4 7 1 13
   Local passenger transit 41 78 24 71 16
   Trucking and warehousing 42 511 78 5 9 4 3 1 21
   Transportation by air 45 113 97 15
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 88 43 11 33 7 8
 
Wholesale trade F 267 51 13 16 10 5 3 5
Retail trade G 672 21 68 4 3 2 2 3
   Food stores 54 173 9 86 2 2 5
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 98 39 44 8 5 5
   Eating and drinking places 58 166 8 86 3
Finance, insurance, real estate H 114 33 45 4 11 7 2
Services 6 I 767 41 29 8 10 8 3 2
   Business services 73 168 40 29 10 12 8 3
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 103 35 34 17 6 6 6
 
       Government J 591 57 21 7 5 6 3 3
                 
  1997 1998
               
  Event or exposure--percent distribution
 
  Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
  SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
  code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
 
                 
      Total, 1997 (X) 6,218 42 18 17 12 9 3 5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,594 40 18 18 12 9 3 5
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 6 A 830 49 7 25 8 9 2 23
Mining 6 B 158 30 39 9 9 11 25
   Coal mining 12 32 19 63 13
   Oil and gas extraction 13 85 27 28 14 8 19 23
Construction C 1,107 26 3 18 34 17 2 14
   General building contractors 15 194 24 5 14 40 15
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 252 44 27 10 15 3
   Special trade contractors 17 648 19 2 16 42 18 2
Manufacturing 6 D 743 30 9 40 7 8 5 4
   Food and kindred products 20 78 41 10 26 10 12 5
   Lumber and wood products 24 199 25 67 4 3 24
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 1,002 69 13 7 4 6 2 13
   Local passenger transit 41 106 26 74 19
   Trucking and warehousing 42 569 81 5 7 4 2 1 22
   Transportation by air 45 83 88 10
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 89 34 6 15 5 30 11 8
 
Wholesale trade F 241 51 12 18 7 7 4 5
Retail trade G 665 19 64 5 5 5 2 3
   Food stores 54 189 9 82 4 2 2 5
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 115 27 49 9 7 5 5
   Eating and drinking places 58 150 10 78 5 5 2
Finance, insurance, real estate H 97 38 36 4 17 4 1
Services 6 I 722 41 27 12 9 8 3 2
   Business services 73 181 42 24 11 10 11 2 3
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 109 33 25 26 7 6 7
 
       Government J 624 57 19 6 5 9 5 3
                 
  1998 1998
               
  Event or exposure--percent distribution
 
  Trans-
Industry portation Assaults/ Contact Fires and
  SIC 1 Fatal- inci- violent with explo-
  code ities 2 dents acts objects 3 Falls Exposure 4 sions Rate 5
 
                 
      Total, 1998 (X) 6,026 43.6 15.9 15.6 11.6 9.5 3.4 4.5
 
     Private industry (X) 5,428 42.1 15.2 16.8 12.5 9.9 3.3 4.8
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 6 A 831 53.9 5.8 21.8 7.0 10.1 1.2 23.3
Mining 6 B 146 28.1 3.4 32.2 11.0 9.6 15.1 23.6
   Coal mining 12 30 23.3 60.0
   Oil and gas extraction 13 76 23.7 18.4 14.5 14.5 25.0 20.4
Construction C 1,171 25.7 3.2 17.8 32.7 18.2 2.3 14.5
   General building contractors 15 212 19.3 3.8 20.8 41.5 12.7 1.9
   Heavy construction, except
     building 16 271 49.1 1.1 22.5 8.1 16.2 3.0
   Special trade contractors 17 679 18.1 3.8 15.3 39.9 20.8 2.1
Manufacturing 6 D 694 29.1 9.5 35.4 8.1 10.1 7.5 3.3
   Food and kindred products 20 72 37.5 8.3 26.4 8.3 16.7 4.3
   Lumber and wood products 24 170 26.5 2.4 60.0 4.7 4.1 1.8 19.7
Transportation and public utilities 6 E 909 71.4 8.9 8.4 3.2 5.8 2.0 11.8
   Local passenger transit 41 85 38.8 61.2 15.4
   Trucking and warehousing 42 562 79.7 4.1 8.9 2.7 3.0 1.1 21.8
   Transportation by air 45 74 93.2 4.1 8.9
   Electric, gas, sanitary services 49 83 42.2 12.0 6.0 28.9 8.4 7.8
 
Wholesale trade F 228 52.2 13.2 19.7 7.5 3.1 4.4 4.5
Retail trade G 569 28.3 57.1 4.6 5.3 2.6 1.9 2.6
   Food stores 54 135 10.4 82.2 2.2 3.0 3.7
   Automotive dealer and
    service stations 55 119 47.1 37.8 7.6 4.2 5.4
   Eating and drinking places 58 107 15.9 71.0 5.6 3.7 1.6
Finance, insurance, real estate H 92 39.1 33.7 3.3 15.2 7.6 1.1
Services 6 I 757 41.9 25.6 9.6 9.2 9.5 3.4 2.0
   Business services 73 194 45.4 21.6 7.2 10.8 11.3 3.1 3.0
   Auto repair, services, and
     parking 75 132 32.6 28.8 23.5 3.8 3.0 8.3 8.6
 
       Government J 598 57.5 22.7 5.0 4.0 5.9 4.5 3.0




- No data reported or data do not meet publication standards. X Not applicable.
1 1987 Standard Industrial Classification code, see text Section 17, Business.
2 Includes 77 fatalities in private industry 1993, 116 in 1994, 69 in 1995, 50 in 1996, 29 in 1997, and 31 in 1998 for which there was insufficient information to determine industry classification. Includes fatalities caused by other events and exposures, not shown separately.
3 Includes equipment.
4 Exposure to harmful substances or environments.
5 Rate per 100,000 employed civilians 16 years old and over.
6 Includes other industries, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Report, October 1994, USDL News, 95-288, 96-315, 97-226, 98-336, and 99-208; and unpublished data.

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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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