Fatal occupational injuries in Wisconsin

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

77 18 11 3 33 5 6
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

56 11 8   23 5 6

Self Employed (3)

21 7 3   10    
 

Sex

 

Men

69 16 9 3 32 5 3

Women

8           3
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

3            

25-34

9       6    

35-44

12 3     6    

45-54

14 3 3   5    

55-64

25 8 4   11    

65 and older

13   4   3    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

75 18 11 3 32   6

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

             

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

Total

77 56 21 69 8
 

Contact with objects and equipment

18 11 7 16  

Struck by object

12 8 4 10  

Struck by falling object

8 5 3 7  

Caught in equipment or object

6 3 3 6  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3     3  

Falls

11 8 3 9  

Fall to lower level

7 5   6  

Fall from ladder

3     3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

3     3  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

33 23 10 32  

Highway transportation incident

15 11 4 14  

Collision between vehicles

9 8   8  

Non-collision highway incident

4     4  

Non-highway transportation incident

6   4 6  

Overturned, non-highway

5   3 5  

Struck by vehicle

6 5   6  

Aircraft incident

5     5  

Fires and explosions

5 5   5  

Assaults and violent acts

6 6   3 3

Homicides

3 3     3

Homicides - shooting

         

Self-inflicted injuries

3 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, Wisconsin
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

77 18 11 3 33 5 6
 

Private industry

71 18 11 3 28 5 6

Goods Producing

42 13 8 3 12    

Natural resources and mining

25 10 3   10    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

24 10 3   9    

Mining

             

Construction

7            

Manufacturing

10   3        

Service providing

29 5 3   16   4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

16 4     10    

Wholesale trade

6       4    

Retail trade

3            

Transportation and warehousing

7       5    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

3       3    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

3            

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

6       5    

Federal

             

State

             

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, Wisconsin
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

77 18 11 3 33 5 6
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

24 6 4   11    

Management occupations

19 6 4   7    

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

7       5    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

3       3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

4       3    

Sales and related occupations

4       3    

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

18 10     3    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4 3          

Construction and extraction occupations

6            

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 5          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

24   4   11    

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

19   3   11    

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.