Table 1

Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates by case type, private industry, 2003–2009
Year Total recordable cases Days away from work, job transfer, or restriction cases Days away from work cases Days of job transfer or restriction only cases Other recordable cases

2003

5.0 2.6 1.5 1.1 2.4

2004

4.8 2.5 1.4 1.1 2.3

2005

4.6 2.4 1.4 1.0 2.2

2006

4.4 2.3 1.3 1.0 2.1

2007

4.2 2.1 1.2 0.9 2.1

2008

3.9 2.0 1.1 0.9 1.9

2009

3.6 1.8 1.1 0.8 1.8

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 2

Total recordable nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates by employment size, private industry, 2005–2009
Year 1-10 employees 11-49 employees 50-249 employees 250-999 employees 1000+ employees

2005

2.0 4.1 5.8 5.2 5.2

2006

1.9 3.9 5.5 5.0 4.9

2007

1.9 3.8 5.3 4.7 4.5

2008

1.8 3.4 4.9 4.4 4.1

2009

1.8 3.4 4.5 3.8 4.0

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 3

Distribution of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases by category of illness, private industry, 2009
Type of injury or illness Percent of injuries and illnesses Percent of illnesses

Injury

94.9 -

Illness

5.1 -

Other illness

- 62.7

Skin disease

- 15.6

Hearing loss

- 11.7

Respiratory conditions

- 8.8

Poisoning

- 1.2

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 4

Distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Injuries Illnesses

Health care and social assistance

623.9 43.4

Manufacturing

480.7 47.9

Retail trade

475.0 12.3

Accommodation and food services

269.5 7.9

Construction

244.2 6.8

Transportation and warehousing

199.9 7.0

Wholesale trade

181.4 4.5

Administrative and waste services

127.6 6.7

Professional and technical services

78.3 3.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

60.8 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

56.8 2.5

Information

46.1 3.2

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

42.8 2.1

Finance and insurance

41.0 4.3

Educational services

39.1 2.0

Management of companies and enterprises

28.5 1.9

Mining

17.1 0.6

Utilities

16.6 1.8

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 5

Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)
Number of cases
(in thousands)

Health care and social assistance

5.4 667.3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

5.3 44.9

Transportation and warehousing

5.2 206.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.9 63.2

Manufacturing

4.3 528.6

Construction

4.3 251.0

Retail trade

4.2 487.2

Accommodation and food services

3.7 277.4

Wholesale trade

3.3 185.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

3.3 59.3

Utilities

3.3 18.4

Administrative and waste services

2.9 134.3

Other services (except public administration)

2.9 87.4

Educational services

2.4 41.0

Mining

2.4 17.7

Information

1.9 49.3

Management of companies and enterprises

1.7 30.3

Professional and technical services

1.2 82.2

Finance and insurance

0.8 45.3

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 6

Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)
Number of cases
(in thousands)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

5.1 42.8

Health care and social assistance

5.0 623.9

Transportation and warehousing

5.0 199.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.7 60.8

Construction

4.2 244.2

Retail trade

4.1 475.0

Manufacturing

3.9 480.7

Accommodation and food services

3.6 269.5

Wholesale trade

3.2 181.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

3.2 56.8

Utilities

3.0 16.6

Other services (except public administration)

2.8 82.3

Administrative and waste services

2.7 127.6

Educational services

2.3 39.1

Mining

2.3 17.1

Information

1.8 46.1

Management of companies and enterprises

1.6 28.5

Professional and technical services

1.1 78.3

Finance and insurance

0.8 41.0

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 7

Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational illnesses by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Incidence rate
(per 10,000 full-time workers)
Number of cases
(in thousands)

Manufacturing

39.0 47.9

Health care and social assistance

34.8 43.4

Utilities

32.6 1.8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

24.7 2.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

19.0 2.4

Transportation and warehousing

17.4 7.0

Administrative and waste services

14.4 6.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

13.7 2.5

Information

12.3 3.2

Construction

11.6 6.8

Educational services

11.5 2.0

Retail trade

10.6 12.3

Accommodation and food services

10.6 7.9

Management of companies and enterprises

10.4 1.9

Finance and insurance

8.0 4.3

Wholesale trade

7.9 4.5

Mining

7.8 0.6

Professional and technical services

5.5 3.9

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 8

Incidence rates for nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction, by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Days away from work cases rate Days of job transfer or restriction only cases rate

Transportation and warehousing

2.3 1.3

Construction

1.6 0.7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

1.6 1.2

Health care and social assistance

1.4 1.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1.3 1.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

1.2 0.7

Retail trade

1.2 1.0

Mining

1.1 0.4

Administrative and waste services

1.1 0.5

Wholesale trade

1.1 0.9

Accommodation and food services

1.0 0.5

Other services (except public administration)

1.0 0.5

Utilities

1.0 0.8

Manufacturing

1.0 1.3

Information

0.7 0.3

Educational services

0.6 0.2

Management of companies and enterprises

0.4 0.4

Professional and technical services

0.3 0.1

Finance and insurance

0.2 0.1

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 9

Number of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction, by private industry sector, 2009
NAICS Industry Days away from work cases count Days of job transfer or restriction only cases count

Health care and social assistance

172.8 131.1

Retail trade

137.0 117.3

Manufacturing

127.1 158.5

Construction

92.5 44.0

Transportation and warehousing

90.7 50.3

Accommodation and food services

71.1 37.4

Wholesale trade

62.4 49.8

Administrative and waste services

49.4 25.3

Other services (except public administration)

29.0 13.9

Professional and technical services

24.0 10.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

21.6 11.7

Information

17.0 8.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

16.6 12.8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

13.8 10.4

Educational services

10.4 4.1

Finance and insurance

8.7 3.7

Mining

7.8 2.9

Management of companies and enterprises

7.3 6.7

Utilities

5.6 4.4

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 10

Industries reporting 100,000 or more nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, all ownerships, 2009
NAICS Industry Number of cases
(in thousands)
Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)

General medical and surgical hospitals (Private industry, NAICS 6221)

253.1 7.3

Elementary and secondary schools (Local govt., NAICS 6111)

250.6 5.0

Food services and drinking places (Private industry, NAICS 722)

206.8 3.4

Specialty trade contractors (Private industry, NAICS 238)

168.7 4.6

Ambulatory health care services (Private industry, NAICS 621)

124.2 2.7

General merchandise stores (Private industry, NAICS 452)

117.5 5.2

Administrative and support services (Private industry, NAICS 561)

115.1 2.7

Nursing care facilities (Private industry, NAICS 6231)

113.6 8.9

Justice, public order, and safety activities (Local govt., NAICS 9221)

107.9 11.5

Grocery stores (Private industry, NAICS 4451)

102.5 5.5

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 11

Distribution of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases and employment by ownership, 2009
Ownership Percent of cases Percent of employment

Private industry

79.2 85.5

Local government

16.2 10.7

State government

4.7 3.7

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 12

Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates by case type and ownership, 2009
Case Type Private industry State government Local government

Days away from work cases

1.1 1.8 1.8

Days away from work, job transfer, or restriction cases

1.8 2.3 2.6

Days of job transfer or restriction only cases

0.8 0.5 0.7

Other recordable cases

1.8 2.3 3.7

Total recordable cases

3.6 4.6 6.3

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 13

Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by select industry, State government, 2009
NAICS Industry Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)
Number of cases
(in thousands)

Hospitals (NAICS 622)

11.0 34.7

Correctional institutions (NAICS 92214)

7.8 33.7

Heavy and civil engineering construction (NAICS 237)

5.1 3.9

Colleges and universities (NAICS 6113)

2.5 32.3

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 14

Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by industry, local government, 2009
NAICS Industry Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)
Number of cases
(in thousands)

Fire protection (NAICS 92216)

15.3 29.4

Heavy and civil engineering construction (NAICS 237)

13.1 13.1

Police protection (NAICS 92212)

12.7 55.0

Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623)

11.1 6.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation (NAICS 485)

7.8 14.8

Hospitals (NAICS 622)

7.0 38.5

Water sewage and other systems (NAICS 2213)

6.5 10.0

Elementary and secondary schools (NAICS 6111)

5.0 250.6

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

Table 15

State nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates compared to the national rate, private industry, 2009
State Incidence rate
(per 100 full-time workers)
Comparison to national rate

Alabama

3.6 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Alaska

4.5 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Arizona

3.5 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Arkansas

3.5 State rate not statistically different from national rate

California

3.7 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Colorado

NA State rate not available

Connecticut

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Delaware

3.1 State rate statistically less than national rate

District of Columbia

1.9 State rate statistically less than national rate

Florida

3.5 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Georgia

3.1 State rate statistically less than national rate

Hawaii

4.0 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Idaho

NA State rate not available

Illinois

3.5 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Indiana

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Iowa

4.6 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Kansas

4.1 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Kentucky

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Louisiana

2.8 State rate statistically less than national rate

Maine

5.6 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Maryland

3.3 State rate statistically less than national rate

Massachusetts

NA State rate not available

Michigan

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Minnesota

3.8 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Mississippi

NA State rate not available

Missouri

3.5 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Montana

5.3 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Nebraska

4.1 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Nevada

4.3 State rate statistically greater than national rate

New Hampshire

NA State rate not available

New Jersey

3.3 State rate statistically less than national rate

New Mexico

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

New York

2.9 State rate statistically less than national rate

North Carolina

3.1 State rate statistically less than national rate

North Dakota

NA State rate not available

Ohio

NA State rate not available

Oklahoma

4.0 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Oregon

4.4 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Pennsylvania

NA State rate not available

Rhode Island

NA State rate not available

South Carolina

3.2 State rate statistically less than national rate

South Dakota

NA State rate not available

Tennessee

3.8 State rate not statistically different from national rate

Texas

2.9 State rate statistically less than national rate

Utah

4.0 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Vermont

5.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Virginia

2.9 State rate statistically less than national rate

Washington

5.1 State rate statistically greater than national rate

West Virginia

4.4 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Wisconsin

4.2 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Wyoming

4.0 State rate statistically greater than national rate

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart