Fatal occupational injuries in Missouri

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Missouri
Selected
characteristics
2007
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

156 23 20 7 74 4 27
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

110 15 15 5 51   20

Self Employed (3)

46 8 5   23   7
 

Sex

 

Men

141 22 19 7 67 4 21

Women

15       7   6
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

9       3   4

25-34

24 7     8   6

35-44

35 4 4   22    

45-54

38 6 7 3 15   6

55-64

33   4   18   7

65 and older

16 3     8    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

127 20 19 4 65 4 14

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

14       5   5

Hispanic or Latino

7           3

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

5       3    

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Missouri
Event or exposure (1) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

156 110 46 141 15
 

Contact with objects and equipment

23 15 8 22  

Struck by object

10 5 5 9  

Struck by falling object

6 4   5  

Caught in equipment or object

8 5 3 8  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 4   5  

Falls

20 15 5 19  

Fall to lower level

17 13 4 17  

Fall from ladder

3     3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

3     3  

Harmful substances or environments

7 5   7  

Contact with electric current

3 3   3  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

74 51 23 67 7

Highway transportation incident

50 41 9 45 5

Collision between vehicles

25 20 5 22 3

Non-collision highway incident

9 8   9  

Non-highway transportation incident

14   12 12  

Overturned, non-highway

11   9 9  

Struck by vehicle

5 5   5  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

4     4  

Assaults and violent acts

27 20 7 21 6

Homicides

22 17 5 18 4

Homicides - shooting

17 15   15  

Self-inflicted injuries

4 3      

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Missouri
Selected industries (1) 2007
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

156 23 20 7 74 4 27
 

Private industry

145 23 18 7 69 4 23

Goods Producing

65 18 9 5 29    

Natural resources and mining

29 9     16    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

28 9     15    

Mining

             

Construction

29 4 9   12    

Manufacturing

7 5          

Service providing

80 5 9   40   21

Trade, transportation, and utilities

45   6   28   6

Wholesale trade

7       3    

Retail trade

11   3   3   5

Transportation and warehousing

24       22    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

13 3 3   5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

11   3   5    

Education and health services

3       3    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

3       3    

Leisure and hospitality

9           7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

8           7

Other services

8       3   5

Government (3)

11       5   4

Federal

3            

State

3            

Local

5       4    

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Missouri
Selected occupations (1) 2007
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

156 23 20 7 74 4 27
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

36 4     16   11

Management occupations

27 4     14   6

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

16 3     6   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

7       4   3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

23   6   8   8

Sales and related occupations

14   4   5   5

Office and administrative support occupations

9       3   3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

34 5 10 3 13    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5 3          

Construction and extraction occupations

23   8   9    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

46 10     31    

Production occupations

7 4          

Transportation and material moving occupations

39 6     31    

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.