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Fatal occupational injuries in Georgia

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Georgia
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

96 16 14 7 32 4 23

Self Employed (3)

12       7    
 

Sex

 

Men

103 17 16 7 37 5 21

Women

5            
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

8       4    

25-34

24 3 4   9   5

35-44

22 4 3   5   7

45-54

26 5   3 12   3

55-64

19 3 4   7   4

65 and older

5            
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

64 13 8 5 22 4 12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

23   4   10   6

Hispanic or Latino

16 3 3   5   4

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

             

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

4            

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, Georgia
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

108 96 12 103 5
 

Contact with objects and equipment

18 16   17  

Struck by object

7 6   7  

Struck by falling object

6 5   6  

Caught in equipment or object

9 8   8  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 6   5  

Falls

16 14   16  

Fall to lower level

14 12   14  

Fall from ladder

5 5   5  

Fall from roof

4 3   4  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

7 7   7  

Contact with electric current

4 4   4  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

39 32 7 37  

Highway transportation incident

26 21 5 24  

Collision between vehicles

11 7 4 9  

Non-collision highway incident

5 5   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

5 5   5  

Overturned, non-highway

3 3   3  

Struck by vehicle

6 4   6  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

5 4   5  

Assaults and violent acts

23 23   21  

Homicides

22 22   20  

Homicides - shooting

21 21   20  

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, Georgia
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23
 

Private industry

95 17 16 7 35 4 16

Goods Producing

39 11 10 6 11    

Natural resources and mining

5            

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

5            

Mining

             

Construction

26 6 8 4 7    

Manufacturing

8 4          

Service providing

56 6 6   24 3 16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

31   3   15   9

Wholesale trade

5            

Retail trade

7           5

Transportation and warehousing

18       14   3

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

6       3    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

6       3    

Professional and business services

11       5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10       5    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

4           3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

3           3

Other services

             

Government (3)

13       4   7

Federal

             

State

             

Local

10       3   5

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, Georgia
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

6       3    

Management occupations

3            

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

3            

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

24 3     8   11

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

14       3   10

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9       5    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

8           6

Sales and related occupations

6           4

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

41 8 11 5 10 4  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3            

Construction and extraction occupations

24 5 8   6 3  

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 3     3    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

29 6     17   3

Production occupations

4 4          

Transportation and material moving occupations

25       17   3

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.