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Fatal occupational injuries in Missouri

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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

98 14 4 12 56   10

Self Employed (3)

67 22 6 4 26   8
 

Sex

             

Men

151 35 10 16 71 3 16

Women

14       11    
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

9     3 4    

25-34

20     5 8    

35-44

34 8   4 15   3

45-54

48 12     29   4

55-64

21 3   3 12    

65 and older

32 11     14   6
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

151 33 9 15 78 3 13

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7            

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

165 98 67 151 14
 

Contact with objects and equipment

36 14 22 35  

Struck by object

23 10 13 22  

Struck by falling object

10 6 4 10  

Caught in equipment or object

11   9 11  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4   4 4  

Falls

10 4 6 10  

Fall to lower level

10 4 6 10  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

3     3  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

16 12 4 16  

Contact with electric current

12 9 3 12  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

82 56 26 71 11

Highway transportation incident

34 26 8 31 3

Collision between vehicles

15 13   14  

Non-collision highway incident

9 6 3 7  

Non-highway transportation incident

20 4 16 20  

Overturned, non-highway

11   9 11  

Struck by vehicle

11 11   8 3

Aircraft incident

16 14   11 5

Fires and explosions

3     3  

Assaults and violent acts

18 10 8 16  

Homicides

14 7 7 12  

Homicides - shooting

8 5 3 7  

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, Missouri
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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

86 30 5 10 37   3

Natural resources and mining

46 24     18    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

46 24     18    

Mining

             

Construction

27 5 4 7 9    

Manufacturing

13       10    

Service providing

56 4 5 5 30   12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27     3 19    

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

6       4    

Transportation and warehousing

15       14    

Utilities

4            

Information

3       3    

Financial activities

5           3

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

4           3

Professional and business services

8   3        

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7            

Education and health services

5       4    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

5       4    

Leisure and hospitality

5           4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

4           3

Other services

3           3

Government (3)

23       15   3

Federal

             

State

11       10    

Local

11       5   3

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, Missouri
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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

71 19 4 5 34   8

Management occupations

64 19 4 4 30   6

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

13       3   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

7           3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

8       4   4

Sales and related occupations

6       3    

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

30 12   7 8    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 5          

Construction and extraction occupations

21 6   5 7    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

42 3   3 33    

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

37     3 31    

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.