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Fatal occupational injuries in Kansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Kansas
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

80 12 10 9 36 3 10
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

63 7 9 8 28   10

Self Employed (3)

17 5     8    
 

Sex

             

Men

73 12 9 9 33 3 7

Women

7       3   3
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

5            

25-34

20 3     9   4

35-44

12       6    

45-54

14       7    

55-64

14     3 7    

65 and older

13 6 3   3    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

64 11 9 7 30 3 4

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5            

Hispanic or Latino

11       4    

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, Kansas
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

80 63 17 73 7
 

Contact with objects and equipment

12 7 5 12  

Struck by object

7 3 4 7  

Struck by falling object

         

Caught in equipment or object

5 4   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 3   4  

Falls

10 9   9  

Fall to lower level

6 5   6  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

9 8   9  

Contact with electric current

4 3   4  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3   3  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

36 28 8 33 3

Highway transportation incident

21 16 5 20  

Collision between vehicles

10 9   9  

Non-collision highway incident

8 5 3 8  

Non-highway transportation incident

5   3 5  

Overturned, non-highway

3   3 3  

Struck by vehicle

4 4   4  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3     3  

Assaults and violent acts

10 10   7 3

Homicides

8 8   6  

Homicides - shooting

7 7   6  

Self-inflicted injuries

         

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, Kansas
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

80 12 10 9 36 3 10
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

41 9 5 4 15   6

Natural resources and mining

26 7     14    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

23 7     12    

Mining

3            

Construction

7     3      

Manufacturing

8           6

Service providing

28   4 4 15    

Trade, transportation, and utilities

14       9    

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

10       7    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

3            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

3            

Education and health services

6            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

6            

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

11       6    

Federal

             

State

3            

Local

7       4    

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, Kansas
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

80 12 10 9 36 3 10
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

25 6     11   4

Management occupations

17 6     8    

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

5            

Service occupations

4       3    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

4       3    

Sales and related occupations

3            

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

20 5 3 6 4    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4            

Construction and extraction occupations

9            

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7     3      

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

27   5   15   6

Production occupations

9           6

Transportation and material moving occupations

18   3   15    

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.