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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
2007
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

139 17 15 17 75   13
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

130 17 12 16 71   12

Self Employed (3)

9   3   4    
 

Sex

 

Men

132 17 15 16 71   11

Women

7       4    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

12       6    

25-34

28 4 4 3 13    

35-44

32 4 6 7 13    

45-54

33 3   5 20   4

55-64

22 3 3   14    

65 and older

8       6    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

86 10 9 10 47   8

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

38 5 3 6 20   4

Hispanic or Latino

11   3   5    

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) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

139 130 9 132 7
 

Contact with objects and equipment

17 17   17  

Struck by object

7 7   7  

Struck by falling object

5 5   5  

Caught in equipment or object

9 9   9  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4   4  

Falls

15 12 3 15  

Fall to lower level

14 11 3 14  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

4 3   4  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

17 16   16  

Contact with electric current

5 4   5  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

10 10   10  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

75 71 4 71 4

Highway transportation incident

42 41   39 3

Collision between vehicles

18 18   16  

Non-collision highway incident

10 10   10  

Non-highway transportation incident

7 6   7  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

6 5   6  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

13 12   11  

Homicides

13 12   11  

Homicides - shooting

12 11   11  

Self-inflicted injuries

         

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.

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) 2007
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

139 17 15 17 75   13
 

Private industry

127 17 15 17 69   7

Goods Producing

61 10 12 11 27    

Natural resources and mining

24 3     16    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

11       8    

Mining

13 3     8    

Construction

25 4 7 7 7    

Manufacturing

12 3 3   4    

Service providing

66 7 3 6 42   7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37       28   4

Wholesale trade

7       6    

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

28       22    

Utilities

             

Information

3            

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

17 3   4 5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

13     4      

Education and health services

4       4    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

12       6   6

Federal

             

State

             

Local

9       5   4

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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) 2007
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

139 17 15 17 75   13
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

6       3    

Management occupations

             

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

19     3 5   8

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

12       5   7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6     3      

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

6       3    

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

46 8 11 8 17    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

9       6    

Construction and extraction occupations

23 6 6   7    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14   4 3 4    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

62 8   4 47    

Production occupations

8 3     4    

Transportation and material moving occupations

54 5   3 43    

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 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.