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Fatal occupational injuries in Alabama

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Alabama
Selected
characteristics
2004
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 29 16 15 51 3 18
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

116 26 12 13 46 3 15

Self Employed (3)

17 3 4   5   3
 

Sex

             

Men

126 29 15 13 49 3 16

Women

7            
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

5       3    

25-34

28 7 3 5 9    

35-44

33 6 5 3 13   4

45-54

32 5 5 3 14   5

55-64

19 7     6   4

65 and older

12       6    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

100 20 13 11 39   15

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

25 6     12    

Hispanic or Latino

6 3          

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

             

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Alabama
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

133 116 17 126 7
 

Contact with objects and equipment

29 26 3 29  

Struck by object

20 17 3 20  

Struck by falling object

12 9 3 12  

Caught in equipment or object

6 6   6  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 5   5  

Falls

16 12 4 15  

Fall to lower level

14 10 4 13  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

7 5   6  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

15 13   13  

Contact with electric current

7 6   7  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4        

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

51 46 5 49  

Highway transportation incident

36 32 4 34  

Collision between vehicles

18 16   17  

Non-collision highway incident

6 6   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

4 4   4  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

9 8   9  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3 3   3  

Assaults and violent acts

18 15 3 16  

Homicides

12 10   11  

Homicides - shooting

11 9   10  

Self-inflicted injuries

6 5   5  

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Alabama
Selected industries (1) 2004
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 29 16 15 51 3 18
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

53 17 13 9 10 3  

Natural resources and mining

11 7     3    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

9 5     3    

Mining

             

Construction

32 5 13 6 6    

Manufacturing

10 5          

Service providing

66 11 3 6 35   11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

45 8 3 4 25   5

Wholesale trade

7 4          

Retail trade

7       4    

Transportation and warehousing

28 4   3 19    

Utilities

3            

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

8       6    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

5       4    

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

4            

Government (3)

14       6   6

Federal

             

State

3            

Local

10       4   5

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Alabama
Selected occupations (1) 2004
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 29 16 15 51 3 18
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

13       5   4

Management occupations

7            

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

15       5   8

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

11       4   6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

10       5   5

Sales and related occupations

9       4   5

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

47 15 14 8 9    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

8 4     3    

Construction and extraction occupations

27 6 13 5      

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

12 5     4    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

48 13   5 27    

Production occupations

10 4     3    

Transportation and material moving occupations

38 9   3 24    

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.