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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Illinois
Selected
characteristics
2006
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

207 24 32 27 86   36
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

156 16 23 25 66   25

Self Employed (3)

51 8 9   20   11
 

Sex

 

Men

184 22 30 23 77   30

Women

23     4 9   6
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

12     4 5    

25-34

27 3   3 13   6

35-44

48 6 4 8 18   10

45-54

52 5 11 10 20   6

55-64

43 4 12   19   6

65 and older

20 4 3   9   4
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

150 14 24 20 69   23

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

25 5   4 5   9

Hispanic or Latino

30 5 6 3 11   3

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, Illinois
Event or exposure (1) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

207 156 51 184 23
 

Contact with objects and equipment

24 16 8 22  

Struck by object

6 5   5  

Struck by falling object

6 5   5  

Caught in equipment or object

9 6 3 9  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3     3  

Falls

32 23 9 30  

Fall to lower level

31 22 9 29  

Fall from ladder

8 4 4 8  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

27 25   23 4

Contact with electric current

6 5   6  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

15 14   14  

Oxygen deficiency

5 5     3

Transportation incident

86 66 20 77 9

Highway transportation incident

43 37 6 40 3

Collision between vehicles

27 24 3 25  

Non-collision highway incident

6 6   6  

Non-highway transportation incident

14 6 8 14  

Overturned, non-highway

9   8 9  

Struck by vehicle

17 14 3 13 4

Aircraft incident

5     5  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

36 25 11 30 6

Homicides

25 16 9 19 6

Homicides - shooting

18 12 6 16  

Self-inflicted injuries

9 8   9  

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, Illinois
Selected industries (1) 2006
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

207 24 32 27 86   36
 

Private industry

183 24 29 25 72   31

Goods Producing

70 18 16 11 18   6

Natural resources and mining

18 7     9    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

18 7     9    

Mining

             

Construction

32 6 13 7 4    

Manufacturing

20 5 3 4 5    

Service providing

113 6 13 14 54   25

Trade, transportation, and utilities

56   6 4 40   4

Wholesale trade

6       5    

Retail trade

11       4    

Transportation and warehousing

38       31    

Utilities

             

Information

3            

Financial activities

5            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

19   4 3 5   6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

9            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10       4    

Education and health services

6            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

5            

Leisure and hospitality

15           9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4           3

Accommodation and food services

11           6

Other services

8           3

Government (3)

24   3   14   5

Federal

             

State

4            

Local

18       10   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, Illinois
Selected occupations (1) 2006
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

207 24 32 27 86   36
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

56 9 8 7 18   14

Management occupations

34 6 4 3 13   8

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

3            

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

4            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

32   5 3 12   12

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

13       8   4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5           3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

8   4        

Personal care and service occupations

6           4

Sales and office occupations

8       3   3

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

6           3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

43 7 16 8 11    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4            

Construction and extraction occupations

28 4 11 6 6    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11   4   3    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

68 8 3 7 42   6

Production occupations

12 5   4      

Transportation and material moving occupations

56 3   3 41   5

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.