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Fatal occupational injuries in Wisconsin

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

125 22 25 6 48 3 20
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

93 14 22   38   14

Self Employed (3)

32 8 3 4 10   6
 

Sex

 

Men

107 21 22 6 36 3 18

Women

18   3   12    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

9       8    

25-34

25 4 3   10   6

35-44

18   3   9    

45-54

31 6 8   8   7

55-64

17 5 4   6    

65 and older

22 3 7   7   5
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

109 20 21 6 43 3 15

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5           4

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

125 93 32 107 18
 

Contact with objects and equipment

22 14 8 21  

Struck by object

16 11 5 15  

Struck by falling object

11 7 4 11  

Caught in equipment or object

5 3   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

25 22 3 22 3

Fall to lower level

20 18   18  

Fall from ladder

3 3   3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

5 4   5  

Harmful substances or environments

6   4 6  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5   3 5  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

48 38 10 36 12

Highway transportation incident

33 28 5 22 11

Collision between vehicles

20 17 3 9 11

Non-collision highway incident

7 6   7  

Non-highway transportation incident

6 3 3 5  

Overturned, non-highway

3     3  

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3     3  

Assaults and violent acts

20 14 6 18  

Homicides

9 8   8  

Homicides - shooting

5 4   5  

Self-inflicted injuries

6 4   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, Wisconsin
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

125 22 25 6 48 3 20
 

Private industry

118 22 24 6 44 3 18

Goods Producing

64 14 15 5 19 3 8

Natural resources and mining

30 7 3   10   7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

30 7 3   10   7

Mining

             

Construction

20   9   6    

Manufacturing

14 5 3   3    

Service providing

54 8 9   25   10

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25 5 4   14    

Wholesale trade

8 4          

Retail trade

5       3    

Transportation and warehousing

12       10    

Utilities

             

Information

5            

Financial activities

             

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

5       4    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

4       3    

Leisure and hospitality

7           4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

5           4

Other services

7            

Government (3)

7       4    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

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, Wisconsin
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

125 22 25 6 48 3 20
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

32 4     15   9

Management occupations

26 4     11   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

9   4        

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5   3        

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

6       4    

Sales and related occupations

3            

Office and administrative support occupations

3            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

33 7 11 5 5   4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12 3         3

Construction and extraction occupations

15   8   3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6 3          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

44 11 7   22   3

Production occupations

10 4          

Transportation and material moving occupations

34 7 5   19    

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.