Fatal occupational injuries in Tennessee

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Tennessee
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

154 33 25 4 72   18
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

113 27 20 4 52   8

Self Employed (3)

41 6 5   20   10
 

Sex

 

Men

141 32 22 4 66   15

Women

13   3   6   3
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

4            

20-24

8       3    

25-34

23   5   11   5

35-44

26 5 7   12    

45-54

36 12 5   12   5

55-64

27 7 4   13    

65 and older

30 6     19    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

124 28 18 4 60   12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

18 3     10   3

Hispanic or Latino

8   5        

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

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, Tennessee
Event or exposure (1) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

154 113 41 141 13
 

Contact with objects and equipment

33 27 6 32  

Struck by object

20 17 3 19  

Struck by falling object

13 13   13  

Caught in equipment or object

10 7 3 10  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 3   4  

Falls

25 20 5 22 3

Fall to lower level

21 16 5 20  

Fall from ladder

3     3  

Fall from roof

6 5   6  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

4 4   4  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

72 52 20 66 6

Highway transportation incident

44 35 9 39 5

Collision between vehicles

18 12 6 17  

Non-collision highway incident

13 12   12  

Non-highway transportation incident

13 6 7 13  

Overturned, non-highway

6   4 6  

Struck by vehicle

6 5   5  

Aircraft incident

8 5   8  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

18 8 10 15 3

Homicides

15 8 7 12 3

Homicides - shooting

13 8 5 11  

Self-inflicted injuries

         

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, Tennessee
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

154 33 25 4 72   18
 

Private industry

145 33 23   69   17

Goods Producing

76 29 17   27    

Natural resources and mining

28 13     13    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

28 13     13    

Mining

             

Construction

33 9 14   10    

Manufacturing

15 7     4    

Service providing

69 4 6   42   15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

39 3     29   6

Wholesale trade

5       5    

Retail trade

5           4

Transportation and warehousing

29       24    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

7       3    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7       3    

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

3            

Leisure and hospitality

10   3       5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

7           5

Other services

6            

Government (3)

9       3    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

5            

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, Tennessee
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

154 33 25 4 72   18
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

27 6     17    

Management occupations

20 6     12    

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

3            

Service occupations

17   4   3   7

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

5            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4           4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4   3        

Personal care and service occupations

4            

Sales and office occupations

13       5   6

Sales and related occupations

11       3   6

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

48 20 17   10    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 9          

Construction and extraction occupations

32 8 15   9    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5 3          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

49 6     37   3

Production occupations

6 3          

Transportation and material moving occupations

43 3     37    

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.