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Number and rate of nonfatal work illnesses in private industries

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Number and rate of nonfatal work illnesses in private industries, 2020
Industry Number of illness cases (in thousands) Rate of illness cases (per 10,000 full-time workers)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

5 50.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.3 5.3


1.1 19.7


8.7 12.7


60.9 50.8

Wholesale trade

13.8 25.1

Retail trade

29.5 27

Transportation and warehousing

13.4 25.8


1.4 5.7

Finance and insurance


Real estate and rental and leasing


Professional, scientific, and technical services

6.5 7.3

Management of companies and enterprises

2.3 10

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

13.8 26.8

Educational services

1.9 9.5

Health care and social assistance

352.9 239.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.4 29.7

Accommodation and food services

15.1 20.5

Other services (except public administration)

5.5 17.8

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