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Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Ohio
Selected
characteristics
2005
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

168 34 18 18 71 4 23
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

131 26 15 11 56 3 20

Self Employed (3)

37 8 3 7 15   3
 

Sex

 

Men

154 32 17 17 65 3 20

Women

14       6    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

4            

18-19

             

20-24

7       3    

25-34

22 6     8   6

35-44

42 10 6 5 16   5

45-54

44 6 5 5 19 3 6

55-64

27 3 3   17   4

65 and older

19 6 3   6    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

152 30 16 15 66 4 21

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

9 3     3    

Hispanic or Latino

5            

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, Ohio
Event or exposure (1) 2005
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

168 131 37 154 14
 

Contact with objects and equipment

34 26 8 32  

Struck by object

18 13 5 16  

Struck by falling object

11 7 4 10  

Caught in equipment or object

11 10   11  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 5   5  

Falls

18 15 3 17  

Fall to lower level

13 11   12  

Fall from ladder

3 3   3  

Fall from roof

5 5   5  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

18 11 7 17  

Contact with electric current

11 8 3 11  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4     3  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

71 56 15 65 6

Highway transportation incident

37 31 6 33 4

Collision between vehicles

17 16   17  

Non-collision highway incident

13 10 3 11  

Non-highway transportation incident

19 11 8 17  

Overturned, non-highway

6   4 5  

Struck by vehicle

11 10   11  

Aircraft incident

3 3   3  

Fires and explosions

4 3   3  

Assaults and violent acts

23 20 3 20  

Homicides

14 12   11  

Homicides - shooting

11 10   8  

Self-inflicted injuries

8 8   8  

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, Ohio
Selected industries (1) 2005
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

168 34 18 18 71 4 23
 

Private industry

152 34 18 15 63 4 18

Goods Producing

67 17 8 11 26    

Natural resources and mining

23 3   4 14    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

20     4 13    

Mining

3            

Construction

26 10 5 4 7    

Manufacturing

18 4   3 5    

Service providing

85 17 10 4 37   15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

43 9 6   18   8

Wholesale trade

7 3     3    

Retail trade

8           6

Transportation and warehousing

26 5 4   15    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

17 3     9    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

15 3     8    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

12       6   3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6       3    

Accommodation and food services

6       3    

Other services

9 4          

Government (3)

16     3 8   5

Federal

             

State

6       4    

Local

8           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, Ohio
Selected occupations (1) 2005
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

168 34 18 18 71 4 23
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

34 4 4 6 17    

Management occupations

23 3 3 4 11    

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

5       3    

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

17 3     6   6

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4           3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10 3     4    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

12           7

Sales and related occupations

8           6

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

48 16 6 9 16    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7       4    

Construction and extraction occupations

25 8 5 4 8    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

16 6   4 4    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

57 10 5   30 3 7

Production occupations

15 3     3 3 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

42 7 5   27   3

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.