Fatal occupational injuries in Louisiana

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Louisiana
Selected
characteristics
2009
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

140 30 15 16 62 3 13
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

123 27 15 16 52 3 9

Self Employed (3)

17 3     10   4
 

Sex

 

Men

136 30 15 16 61 3 10

Women

4            
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

14       7    

25-34

30 7 4 4 10   4

35-44

30 6 3 4 13   3

45-54

36 7 5 5 15   3

55-64

20 6     9    

65 and older

7       6    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

98 18 11 12 45   9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

26 9     11    

Hispanic or Latino

11 3          

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

4            

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, Louisiana
Event or exposure (1) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

140 123 17 136 4
 

Contact with objects and equipment

30 27 3 30  

Struck by object

17 16   17  

Struck by falling object

14 13   14  

Caught in equipment or object

8 6   8  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4   4  

Falls

15 15   15  

Fall to lower level

14 14   14  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

5 5   5  

Harmful substances or environments

16 16   16  

Contact with electric current

11 11   11  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

62 52 10 61  

Highway transportation incident

20 16 4 19  

Collision between vehicles

13 10 3 12  

Non-collision highway incident

4 3   4  

Non-highway transportation incident

4     4  

Overturned, non-highway

3     3  

Struck by vehicle

5 4   5  

Aircraft incident

10 10   10  

Fires and explosions

3 3   3  

Assaults and violent acts

13 9 4 10  

Homicides

12 8 4 9  

Homicides - shooting

7 5   5  

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, Louisiana
Selected industries (1) 2009
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

140 30 15 16 62 3 13
 

Private industry

134 29 14 16 58 3 13

Goods Producing

70 18 7 12 27   4

Natural resources and mining

23 6     12    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

10       8    

Mining

13 5          

Construction

39 10 7 7 13    

Manufacturing

8     3      

Service providing

64 11 7 4 31   9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

38 5 4   20   6

Wholesale trade

7            

Retail trade

4            

Transportation and warehousing

25 3     15   3

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

4            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

4            

Professional and business services

12     3 3    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10     3      

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

5       3    

Government (3)

6       4    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

3            

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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, Louisiana
Selected occupations (1) 2009
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

140 30 15 16 62 3 13
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

7       5    

Management occupations

4       3    

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       3    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

9       6    

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

5       3    

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

66 19 11 9 22   4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6       5    

Construction and extraction occupations

42 12 8 7 12    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

18 7 3   5    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

47 6 3 5 26   4

Production occupations

10     4      

Transportation and material moving occupations

37 4     24   4

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.