Fatal occupational injuries in Mississippi

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

80 17 13 4 34 5 7
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

71 14 11 4 33 3 6

Self Employed (3)

9 3          
 

Sex

 

Men

75 17 13 3 34 5 3

Women

5           4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

4            

25-34

12   3   5    

35-44

19 6     8    

45-54

18 3 3   6   4

55-64

15   3   8    

65 and older

10   3   4    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

55 11 7   26 3 7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

18 4 4   6    

Hispanic or Latino

7            

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

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

Total

80 71 9 75 5
 

Contact with objects and equipment

17 14 3 17  

Struck by object

5 4   5  

Struck by falling object

3     3  

Caught in equipment or object

5 3   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

13 11   13  

Fall to lower level

12 10   12  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

3     3  

Harmful substances or environments

4 4   3  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

34 33   34  

Highway transportation incident

23 22   23  

Collision between vehicles

14 14   14  

Non-collision highway incident

3     3  

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

4 4   4  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

5 3   5  

Assaults and violent acts

7 6   3 4

Homicides

5 4     3

Homicides - shooting

3        

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, Mississippi
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

80 17 13 4 34 5 7
 

Private industry

69 16 12 4 26 5 6

Goods Producing

36 9 7 4 11 3  

Natural resources and mining

12 3     5    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

10       5    

Mining

             

Construction

17 4 5   5    

Manufacturing

7            

Service providing

33 7 5   15   4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

18 4     11    

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

12       9    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

6            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

6            

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

3            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

3            

Government (3)

11       8    

Federal

5       4    

State

             

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, Mississippi
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

80 17 13 4 34 5 7
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

7            

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

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

4            

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

3            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

4            

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

32 12 6   9    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5       3    

Construction and extraction occupations

21 9 4   5    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

29 3 4   18    

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

24   3   18    

Military specific occupations

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.