November 18, 2010

Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work decrease in 2009

Number of nofatal occupation injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, selected industries, 2008 and 2009
Industry Number of nofatal occupation injuries and illnesses involving days away from work
2008 2009

Total private

1,078,140 964,990

Natural resources and mining

26,710 21,640

Construction

120,240 92,540

Manufacturing

164,940 127,130

Transportation and warehousing

104,120 90,700

Information

18,070 17,040

Financial activities

35,010 30,270

Professional and business services

85,540 80,650

Health care and social assistance

171,330 172,820

Leisure and hospitality

86,190 87,740

Incidence rates for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, selected industries, 2008 and 2009
Industry Incidence rate (per 10,000 full-time workers)
2008 2009

Total private

113.3 106.4

Natural resources and mining

155.9 137.3

Construction

174.3 157.8

Manufacturing

120.7 103.5

Transportation and warehousing

245.9 226.8

Information

69.4 65.3

Financial activities

47.2 42.0

Professional and business services

61.2 59.4

Health care and social assistance

139.9 138.6

Leisure and hospitality

95.7 100.9

These data featured in the TED article, Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work decrease in 2009.

 

 

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