Fatal occupational injuries in Georgia

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

182 28 28 11 73 16 26
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

159 26 26 10 65 14 18

Self Employed (3)

23       8   8
 

Sex

 

Men

170 27 26 10 71 15 21

Women

12           5
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

5       3    

20-24

11       5    

25-34

32   4 3 16   5

35-44

38 4 10 3 15   4

45-54

53 12 5 4 18 6 8

55-64

24 5     11   3

65 and older

15   3   5   3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

100 16 13 10 43   14

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

48 8 6   15 12 6

Hispanic or Latino

26 3 8   13    

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

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

Total

182 159 23 170 12
 

Contact with objects and equipment

28 26   27  

Struck by object

16 15   15  

Struck by falling object

13 13   12  

Caught in equipment or object

11 10   11  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 6   6  

Falls

28 26   26  

Fall to lower level

24 22   24  

Fall from ladder

3 3   3  

Fall from roof

5 5   5  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

11 10   10  

Contact with electric current

7 7   7  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

73 65 8 71  

Highway transportation incident

52 48 4 50  

Collision between vehicles

24 23   22  

Non-collision highway incident

9 8   9  

Non-highway transportation incident

8 7   8  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

9 9   9  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

16 14   15  

Assaults and violent acts

26 18 8 21 5

Homicides

19 14 5 16 3

Homicides - shooting

15 11 4 13  

Self-inflicted injuries

7 4 3 5  

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, Georgia
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

182 28 28 11 73 16 26
 

Private industry

164 27 26 9 63 16 23

Goods Producing

78 16 16 6 20 15 5

Natural resources and mining

15 5     7    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

12       7    

Mining

             

Construction

34 4 15 5 8    

Manufacturing

29 7     5 14  

Service providing

86 11 10 3 43   18

Trade, transportation, and utilities

48 8 3   28   7

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

8           4

Transportation and warehousing

36 4     26    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

16   3   7   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

13       7    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

4            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

6   3        

Government (3)

18       10    

Federal

3            

State

             

Local

13       8    

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, Georgia
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

182 28 28 11 73 16 26
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

15   3   5   4

Management occupations

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

5            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

19   3   10   5

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

8       5    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

8       5    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

13       3   8

Sales and related occupations

9       3   5

Office and administrative support occupations

4           3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

50 11 18 7 10    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5            

Construction and extraction occupations

35 8 13 6 7    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10   5        

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

78 13 3   41 13 6

Production occupations

23 6       11 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 7     40   3

Military specific occupations

3            

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.