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Fatal occupational injuries in Utah

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Utah
Selected
characteristics
2008
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

64 6 9 8 33   7
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

56 3 6 8 31   7

Self Employed (3)

8 3 3        
 

Sex

 

Men

55 6 6 8 27   7

Women

9   3   6    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

5       4    

25-34

14   3 3 7    

35-44

12       4   4

45-54

15       11    

55-64

9       4    

65 and older

9   3   3    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

55 6 7 6 28   7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

6       4    

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, Utah
Event or exposure (1) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

64 56 8 55 9
 

Contact with objects and equipment

6 3 3 6  

Struck by object

5 3   5  

Struck by falling object

3     3  

Caught in equipment or object

         

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

9 6 3 6 3

Fall to lower level

4 3   3  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

8 8   8  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4   4  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

33 31   27 6

Highway transportation incident

15 14   14  

Collision between vehicles

6 6   6  

Non-collision highway incident

6 5   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

6 6   6  

Aircraft incident

11 11   6 5

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

7 7   7  

Homicides

         

Homicides - shooting

         

Self-inflicted injuries

5 5   5  

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, Utah
Selected industries (1) 2008
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

64 6 9 8 33   7
 

Private industry

59 6 7 8 31   6

Goods Producing

22 3 5 6 5   3

Natural resources and mining

4            

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

3            

Mining

             

Construction

16 3 4 3 4    

Manufacturing

             

Service providing

37 3     26   3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23       15   3

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

5            

Transportation and warehousing

17       13    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

             

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Education and health services

9       9    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

9       9    

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

5            

Federal

             

State

             

Local

3            

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, Utah
Selected occupations (1) 2008
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

64 6 9 8 33   7
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

10   3        

Management occupations

5            

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

7       7    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

4            

Sales and related occupations

3            

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

19   4 5 6    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

14   4   4    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

23     3 15    

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

21       15    

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.