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Fatal occupational injuries in Kansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Kansas
Selected
characteristics
2009
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

76 16 11 5 33 3 8
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

45 6 8 4 21   4

Self Employed (3)

31 10 3   12   4
 

Sex

 

Men

72 16 11 5 31 3 6

Women

4            
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

3            

25-34

14       7    

35-44

8       3    

45-54

18 3   3 8   3

55-64

10 6          

65 and older

22 4 3   12    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

66 15 10 4 29   6

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

8       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, Kansas
Event or exposure (1) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

76 45 31 72 4
 

Contact with objects and equipment

16 6 10 16  

Struck by object

11   9 11  

Struck by falling object

7   5 7  

Caught in equipment or object

3     3  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

11 8 3 11  

Fall to lower level

11 8 3 11  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

5 4   5  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

33 21 12 31  

Highway transportation incident

23 18 5 21  

Collision between vehicles

10 8   9  

Non-collision highway incident

8 6   7  

Non-highway transportation incident

7   7 7  

Overturned, non-highway

5   5 5  

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3     3  

Assaults and violent acts

8 4 4 6  

Homicides

6   3 4  

Homicides - shooting

5     3  

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, Kansas
Selected industries (1) 2009
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

76 16 11 5 33 3 8
 

Private industry

72 15 11 4 32 3 7

Goods Producing

52 13 6 4 23   4

Natural resources and mining

35 10     17   3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

30 10     13    

Mining

5       4    

Construction

12   4   5    

Manufacturing

5            

Service providing

20   5   9    

Trade, transportation, and utilities

9   3   4    

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

4            

Transportation and warehousing

             

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

5       3    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

5       3    

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

4            

Federal

             

State

             

Local

3            

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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, Kansas
Selected occupations (1) 2009
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

76 16 11 5 33 3 8
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

30 10 3   13   3

Management occupations

25 9     11    

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            

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

             

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

26 4 5 3 12    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6            

Construction and extraction occupations

14   4   7    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11       5    

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

10       5    

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.