Fatal occupational injuries in Nevada

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

41 12 6 3 14   4
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

39 12 6 3 13   3

Self Employed (3)

             
 

Sex

 

Men

37 12 6 3 11   3

Women

4       3    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

5            

25-34

10 4     5    

35-44

9       5    

45-54

6            

55-64

9            

65 and older

             
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

25 5 4   12    

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

13 6          

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

Total

41 39   37 4
 

Contact with objects and equipment

12 12   12  

Struck by object

6 6   6  

Struck by falling object

4 4   4  

Caught in equipment or object

5 5   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

6 6   6  

Fall to lower level

6 6   6  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

3 3   3  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

14 13   11 3

Highway transportation incident

6 6   4  

Collision between vehicles

3 3      

Non-collision highway incident

         

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

6 5   5  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

4 3   3  

Homicides

         

Homicides - shooting

         

Self-inflicted injuries

4 3   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, Nevada
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

41 12 6 3 14   4
 

Private industry

35 11 6 3 9   4

Goods Producing

24 8 6 3 5    

Natural resources and mining

7 3          

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

3            

Mining

4            

Construction

12 4 5        

Manufacturing

5            

Service providing

11 3     4   3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3            

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

             

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

3            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

4           3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

3           3

Other services

             

Government (3)

6       5    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

             

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, Nevada
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

41 12 6 3 14   4
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

3            

Management occupations

             

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

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

             

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

18 8 4   3    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

14 5 4   3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

             

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14 4     6    

Production occupations

5 3          

Transportation and material moving occupations

9       6    

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.