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Fatal occupational injuries in Oklahoma

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

91 15 8 4 59 3  
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

85 13 7 4 57    

Self Employed (3)

6            
 

Sex

 

Men

87 15 8 4 55 3  

Women

4       4    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

6            

25-34

14 3   3 7    

35-44

24   3   17    

45-54

18       15    

55-64

20 5     12    

65 and older

8       4    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

70 11 5   49    

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

3       3    

Hispanic or Latino

8   3        

American Indian or Alaska Native

6       3    

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

Total

91 85 6 87 4
 

Contact with objects and equipment

15 13   15  

Struck by object

11 9   11  

Struck by falling object

5 5   5  

Caught in equipment or object

4 4   4  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

8 7   8  

Fall to lower level

7 6   7  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

3 3   3  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

4 4   4  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

59 57   55 4

Highway transportation incident

43 42   39 4

Collision between vehicles

17 17   15  

Non-collision highway incident

10 10   9  

Non-highway transportation incident

5 5   5  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

5 5   5  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3     3  

Assaults and violent acts

         

Homicides

         

Homicides - shooting

         

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, Oklahoma
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

91 15 8 4 59 3  
 

Private industry

84 14 8 4 55    

Goods Producing

37 11 5 3 16    

Natural resources and mining

13 6     5    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

             

Mining

12 5     5    

Construction

17 3 4   7    

Manufacturing

7       4    

Service providing

47 3 3   39    

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33       31    

Wholesale trade

7       6    

Retail trade

5       4    

Transportation and warehousing

20       20    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

7       5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7       5    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

3            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

7       4    

Federal

             

State

6       4    

Local

             

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, Oklahoma
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

91 15 8 4 59 3  
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

7       5    

Management occupations

4       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

10       6    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

7       5    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

3            

Sales and related occupations

3            

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

29 11 4 3 9    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

27 10 4 3 8    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

             

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

42       38    

Production occupations

3            

Transportation and material moving occupations

39       36    

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.