Fatal occupational injuries in Arizona

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arizona
Selected
characteristics
2008
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

100 7 16 11 49   16
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

91 7 16 11 46   10

Self Employed (3)

9       3   6
 

Sex

 

Men

93 7 15 11 45   14

Women

7       4    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

6            

25-34

17       9   3

35-44

30 3 3 4 16   4

45-54

22   6 3 10    

55-64

16       10   3

65 and older

7   3       3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

59 3 6 6 33   10

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

4       4    

Hispanic or Latino

30 4 10 5 7   4

American Indian or Alaska Native

3       3    

Asian

             

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, Arizona
Event or exposure (1) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

100 91 9 93 7
 

Contact with objects and equipment

7 7   7  

Struck by object

3 3   3  

Struck by falling object

         

Caught in equipment or object

4 4   4  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

16 16   15  

Fall to lower level

12 12   12  

Fall from ladder

4 4   4  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

11 11   11  

Contact with electric current

4 4   4  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4   4  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

49 46 3 45 4

Highway transportation incident

22 20   19 3

Collision between vehicles

13 11   13  

Non-collision highway incident

7 7   4 3

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

7 7   7  

Aircraft incident

19 18   18  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

16 10 6 14  

Homicides

15 9 6 13  

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, Arizona
Selected industries (1) 2008
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

100 7 16 11 49   16
 

Private industry

85 6 16 8 39   15

Goods Producing

31 4 8 4 8   7

Natural resources and mining

11       3   5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

7           5

Mining

4            

Construction

19 3 7 3 4    

Manufacturing

             

Service providing

54   8 4 31   8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

31   5 3 17   5

Wholesale trade

4            

Retail trade

5           3

Transportation and warehousing

20       15    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

8   3        

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

8   3        

Education and health services

10       10    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

8       8    

Leisure and hospitality

3            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

15     3 10    

Federal

7       5    

State

4            

Local

4       3    

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, Arizona
Selected occupations (1) 2008
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

100 7 16 11 49   16
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

16       9   4

Management occupations

7           4

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

11   4       3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

6           3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

6           4

Sales and related occupations

6           4

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

23 3 6 7 4   3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3            

Construction and extraction occupations

16 3 5 4 3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4     3      

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

36   3   28    

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

35       28    

Military specific occupations

6       4    

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.