Table 9. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by selected worker occupation and industry sector, 2012


     TABLE 9. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker occupation(2) and industry sector, 2012
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                                   |           |                Goods producing                |                                       Service providing                                       
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                                   |  Private  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
               Occupation          |  industry |           |  Natural  |           |           |           |   Trade,  |           |           |  Profes-  | Education |           |           
                                   | (3)(4)(5) |   Total   | resources | Construc- |  Manufac- |   Total   | transpor- |           | Financial |   sional  |    and    |  Leisure  |   Other   
                                   |           |   goods   |    and    |    tion   |   turing  |  service  | tation and|Information| activities|    and    |   health  |    and    |  services 
                                   |           | producing |mining(3)(-|           |           | providing |utilities(-|           |           |  business |  services |hospitality|           
                                   |           |           |     4)    |           |           |           |     5)    |           |           |  services |           |           |           
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     Total cases...................|  905,690  |  222,050  |   25,040  |   71,730  |  125,280  |  683,640  |  277,520  |   15,350  |   25,790  |   70,330  |  178,330  |   89,480  |   26,820  
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           Laborers and freight,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            stock, and material    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            movers, hand...........|   60,640  |   11,930  |      540  |       80  |   11,310  |   48,710  |   39,330  |      400  |      760  |    4,570  |    1,100  |      750  |    1,810  
           Heavy and               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            tractor-trailer truck  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            drivers................|   40,440  |    5,410  |    1,090  |    1,600  |    2,730  |   35,020  |   31,020  |       30  |      440  |    3,140  |      130  |       50  |      210  
           Nursing assistants......|   38,010  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |   38,010  |     -     |     -     |       30  |       70  |   37,880  |     -     |     -     
           Production workers, all |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            other..................|   28,090  |   22,950  |      370  |      460  |   22,130  |    5,140  |    3,250  |       80  |      180  |    1,050  |      210  |       80  |      280  
           Light truck or delivery |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            services drivers.......|   24,620  |    1,550  |      120  |      390  |    1,040  |   23,070  |   19,590  |      130  |    1,050  |      620  |      750  |      450  |      470  
           Retail salespersons.....|   24,520  |      260  |       20  |       90  |      150  |   24,250  |   22,830  |       50  |      330  |      470  |      120  |      370  |       80  
           Maintenance and repair  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            workers, general.......|   23,470  |    5,930  |      350  |    1,050  |    4,530  |   17,540  |    4,790  |      440  |    3,680  |    2,520  |    2,110  |    2,470  |    1,540  
           Janitors and cleaners,  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            except maids and       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            housekeeping cleaners..|   21,970  |    1,700  |       50  |      100  |    1,550  |   20,270  |    1,840  |      130  |    1,860  |    9,120  |    3,910  |    2,760  |      660  
           Stock clerks and order  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            fillers................|   20,940  |      930  |     -     |       50  |      870  |   20,020  |   19,060  |       50  |       40  |      280  |      390  |      130  |       60  
           Registered nurses.......|   20,930  |       20  |     -     |     -     |     -     |   20,910  |     -     |     -     |       20  |      180  |   20,680  |     -     |     -     
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           Maids and housekeeping  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            cleaners...............|   18,020  |       60  |     -     |     -     |       40  |   17,950  |      100  |       40  |      430  |    2,400  |    7,320  |    7,520  |      140  
           Construction laborers...|   17,660  |   16,500  |      180  |   15,940  |      380  |    1,160  |      420  |       60  |       80  |      430  |      140  |     -     |     -     
           Food preparation workers|   13,510  |      120  |     -     |     -     |      120  |   13,390  |    5,870  |     -     |       60  |      110  |      730  |    6,590  |       30  
           First-line supervisors  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            of retail sales workers|   13,250  |       40  |       20  |     -     |       20  |   13,210  |   12,050  |       20  |      230  |      170  |       50  |      680  |     -     
           Automotive service      |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            technicians and        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            mechanics..............|   11,670  |      200  |     -     |       30  |      170  |   11,470  |    7,350  |       30  |     -     |       90  |       20  |       30  |    3,940  
           Personal care aides.....|   11,470  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |   11,470  |     -     |     -     |       20  |       80  |   11,320  |     -     |       40  
           Landscaping and         |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            groundskeeping workers |   11,150  |      370  |       80  |      260  |       30  |   10,780  |      250  |     -     |      370  |    6,900  |      670  |    1,820  |      760  
           Cashiers................|   11,140  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |   11,130  |    8,690  |       30  |     -     |      290  |      130  |    1,850  |      130  
           Assemblers and          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            fabricators, all other |   11,060  |    9,210  |     -     |      120  |    9,070  |    1,850  |    1,460  |     -     |     -     |      180  |       80  |     -     |      130  
           Carpenters..............|   10,080  |    9,050  |     -     |    8,500  |      550  |    1,030  |      350  |     -     |      210  |      200  |      160  |      100  |     -     
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           Driver/sales workers....|    9,680  |    1,100  |       40  |       40  |    1,030  |    8,580  |    5,640  |      190  |       50  |      210  |       90  |    1,840  |      560  
           Cooks, restaurant.......|    9,090  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |    9,090  |       40  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |    9,040  |     -     
           Combined food           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            preparation and serving|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            workers, including fast|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            food...................|    8,580  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |    8,570  |    1,090  |     -     |     -     |       50  |      110  |    7,330  |     -     
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           Home health aides.......|    7,830  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |    7,830  |     -     |     -     |     -     |       40  |    7,780  |     -     |     -     
           Farmworkers and         |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            laborers, crop,        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            nursery, and greenhouse|    7,760  |    7,170  |    7,100  |     -     |       70  |      590  |      540  |     -     |     -     |       40  |     -     |     -     |     -     
           Electricians............|    6,890  |    6,240  |      120  |    5,500  |      620  |      640  |      240  |       30  |     -     |      130  |      130  |      100  |     -     
           Customer service        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            representatives........|    6,430  |      250  |     -     |       80  |      170  |    6,180  |    2,300  |      830  |    1,560  |      870  |      180  |      310  |      140  
           Security guards.........|    6,380  |      110  |     -     |       20  |       80  |    6,270  |      590  |       30  |      170  |    3,870  |      950  |      610  |       50  
           Waiters and waitresses..|    6,320  |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |    6,310  |       70  |     -     |     -     |     -     |       60  |    6,140  |       40  
           Heating, air            |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            conditioning, and      |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            refrigeration mechanics|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
            and installers.........|    6,230  |    5,340  |     -     |    5,240  |      100  |      890  |      560  |     -     |       90  |       50  |      150  |       20  |     -     
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       1 Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
       2 Selected occupations ranked in descending case count for private industry.
       3 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
       4 Data for Mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System-- United States, 2007) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health
     Administration rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction and related support activities.  Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining are provided to
     BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.  Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries.  These data
     do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirements effective January 1, 2002; therefore, estimates for these industries
     are not comparable to estimates in other industries.     
       5 Data for employers in rail transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.  
       
       NOTE:  Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.  Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.
       SOURCE:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

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