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Fatal occupational injuries in Louisiana

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

118 21 12 18 50 4 13
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

106 19 11 15 46 4 11

Self Employed (3)

12     3 4    
 

Sex

 

Men

112 20 12 18 49 4 9

Women

6           4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

9     4      

25-34

29 5 4 4 12   4

35-44

18 5     7    

45-54

29 3 6 3 12   3

55-64

23 3   4 13   3

65 and older

8       5    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

72 15 6 13 29   7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

32 4   3 18   5

Hispanic or Latino

10   4        

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

3            

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

Total

118 106 12 112 6
 

Contact with objects and equipment

21 19   20  

Struck by object

15 13   15  

Struck by falling object

9 8   9  

Caught in equipment or object

5 5   4  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4   3  

Falls

12 11   12  

Fall to lower level

11 10   11  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

4 3   4  

Fall from scaffold

3 3   3  

Harmful substances or environments

18 15 3 18  

Contact with electric current

10 7 3 10  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

50 46 4 49  

Highway transportation incident

19 19   18  

Collision between vehicles

11 11   10  

Non-collision highway incident

5 5   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

8 6   8  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

8 8   8  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

4 4   4  

Assaults and violent acts

13 11   9 4

Homicides

13 11   9 4

Homicides - shooting

13 11   9 4

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, Louisiana
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

118 21 12 18 50 4 13
 

Private industry

114 21 12 18 48 4 11

Goods Producing

67 15 9 11 28 4  

Natural resources and mining

28 8     14 3  

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

10       8    

Mining

18 7     6 3  

Construction

31 3 8 7 12    

Manufacturing

8 4          

Service providing

47 6 3 7 20   11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27 4   3 15   4

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

4           3

Transportation and warehousing

18 4     12    

Utilities

3            

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

9     3 5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3       3    

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

6     3      

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

7           7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

5           5

Other services

4            

Government (3)

4            

Federal

             

State

             

Local

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, Louisiana
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

118 21 12 18 50 4 13
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

8       4   3

Management occupations

7       3   3

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

11       3   6

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

6           4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

5           3

Sales and related occupations

4           3

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

55 13 9 14 16 3  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5       5    

Construction and extraction occupations

37 9 8 7 10 3  

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13 4   7      

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

39 7   3 25    

Production occupations

11 4   3      

Transportation and material moving occupations

28 3     23    

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.