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Fatal occupational injuries in Mississippi

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

88 14 12 6 39 5 12
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

70 12 11 6 34 4 3

Self Employed (3)

18       5   9
 

Sex

             

Men

84 13 12 6 37 5 11

Women

4            
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

3            

25-34

13       8    

35-44

19 4     12    

45-54

20 4 3   8    

55-64

24   3   9   8

65 and older

8            
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

58 10 10   25   10

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

24 4   4 9 4  

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

88 70 18 84 4
 

Contact with objects and equipment

14 12   13  

Struck by object

8 7   7  

Struck by falling object

6 5   5  

Caught in equipment or object

5 4   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

12 11   12  

Fall to lower level

10 10   10  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

6 6   6  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

39 34 5 37  

Highway transportation incident

25 22 3 23  

Collision between vehicles

10 8   10  

Non-collision highway incident

7 7   6  

Non-highway transportation incident

5 4   5  

Overturned, non-highway

3 3   3  

Struck by vehicle

7 6   7  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

5 4   5  

Assaults and violent acts

12 3 9 11  

Homicides

9   7 8  

Homicides - shooting

8   6 8  

Self-inflicted injuries

3     3  

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, Mississippi
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

88 14 12 6 39 5 12
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

42 9 8 4 16    

Natural resources and mining

15 3     10    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

13       10    

Mining

             

Construction

19 4 4   5    

Manufacturing

8   3        

Service providing

40 5 4   19   9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28       17   6

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

7           6

Transportation and warehousing

17       14    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

4            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

4            

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

4            

Government (3)

6       4    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

5       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, Mississippi
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

88 14 12 6 39 5 12
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

14       6   4

Management occupations

10       5    

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

5       3    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4       3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

10       4   6

Sales and related occupations

9       3   6

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

35 9 8 3 9 4  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

9       6    

Construction and extraction occupations

18 4 6   3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 3          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

24 4     17    

Production occupations

3            

Transportation and material moving occupations

21       17    

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.