Occupational Injuries and Illnesses - industry data - Field Definitions
A 3-digit code that identifies the broad industry division, injury and illness classification, or demographic characteristic, or number of days involved in the injury/illness resulting in days away from work.
A 1-digit code that identifies the type of estimate: Incidence rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers (3); Injury and illness cases (6); or Median days lost (7).
A 1-digit code that describes the type of estimate detail. The case types are defined as follows:
A 1-digit code that describes the sector of the estimate detail. The ownership types are defined as follows
Indicates the area for which the data were reported. Included areas are the U.S., participating States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam.
Indicates the industry for which the data were reported. The data are based on the classification of industrial activity as defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Represent the number of injuries and/or illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers and were calculated as: (N/EH) X 20,000,000 where: N = number of injuries and/or illnesses EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year 20,000,000 = base for 10,000 full-time equivalent workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).
The principal physical characteristic of a disabling condition, such as sprain/strain, cut/laceration, or carpal tunnel syndrome, as described in the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
That which is directly linked to the nature of injury or illness cited, for example, back sprain, finger cut, or wrist and carpal tunnel syndrome, as described in the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
The object, substance, exposure, or bodily motion that directly produced or inflicted the disabling condition cited, for example a toxic substance, as described in the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
The manner in which the injury or illness was produced or inflicted, for example, overexertion while lifting or fall from ladder, as described in the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
The age group of the employee experiencing an injury or illness resulting in days away from work: Under 14; 14-15; 16-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; and 65 and over.
The gender, male or female, of the employee experiencing an injury or illness resulting in days away from work.
The length of service of the employee experiencing an injury or illness resulting in days away from work: Less than 3 months; 3-11 months, 1-5 years; More than 5 years.
The race or ethnic origin of the employee experiencing an injury or illness resulting in days away from work: White only; Black only; Hispanic or Latino; Asian; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; American Indian or Alaskan Native; Multi-race; and Hispanic and other.
The time of day grouping in which the lost time injury occurred:12:01 AM to 4:00AM; 4:01 AM to 8:00AM; 8:01 AM to 12 Noon; 12:01 PM to 4:00 PM; 4:01 PM to 8:00 PM; 8:01 PM to 12 Midnight.
The measure used to summarize the varying lengths of absences from work among the cases with days away from work. Half the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median.
The hours on the job before experiencing the injury or illness groupings: Event occurred before shift began; Less than 1 hour; 1 - 2 hours; 2 - 4 hours; 4 - 6 hours; 6 - 8 hours; 8 -10 hours; 10 - 12 hours; 12 - 16 hours ; More than 16 hours .
The day of the week the injury/illness occurred.
Last Modified Date: March 21, 2005