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Fatal occupational injuries in Indiana

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

118 20 17 6 58 4 13
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

71 10 14   38 3 5

Self Employed (3)

47 10 3 5 20   8
 

Sex

 

Men

106 18 16 5 54 4 9

Women

12       4   4
 

Age

 

Under 16

4            

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

             

25-34

19 5 4   8    

35-44

16       9    

45-54

33   5   16   6

55-64

20 4 3   11    

65 and older

22 5     12    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

108 19 16 5 55 4 9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

4           4

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

118 71 47 106 12
 

Contact with objects and equipment

20 10 10 18  

Struck by object

13 6 7 11  

Struck by falling object

9 5 4 7  

Caught in equipment or object

5 4   5  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

17 14 3 16  

Fall to lower level

14 12   14  

Fall from ladder

3 3   3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

6   5 5  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4   4 4  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

58 38 20 54 4

Highway transportation incident

32 26 6 30  

Collision between vehicles

22 18 4 20  

Non-collision highway incident

6 4   6  

Non-highway transportation incident

13 3 10 12  

Overturned, non-highway

8   6 7  

Struck by vehicle

9 7   8  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

4 3   4  

Assaults and violent acts

13 5 8 9 4

Homicides

8 3 5 5 3

Homicides - shooting

6   4 4  

Self-inflicted injuries

4     3  

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, Indiana
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

118 20 17 6 58 4 13
 

Private industry

107 18 16 6 52 3 12

Goods Producing

54 12 11 4 21   4

Natural resources and mining

24 5     14    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

24 5     14    

Mining

             

Construction

16   6   5    

Manufacturing

14 5 4        

Service providing

53 6 5   31   8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27       19   4

Wholesale trade

4       3    

Retail trade

7           4

Transportation and warehousing

16       14    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

4            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

3            

Education and health services

5       3    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

4       3    

Leisure and hospitality

7       5    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4       3    

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

8 3          

Government (3)

11       6    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

8       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, Indiana
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

118 20 17 6 58 4 13
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

29 4 3   16   5

Management occupations

20 4     10   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

3            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

11       6    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

3            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4            

Personal care and service occupations

3            

Sales and office occupations

8       4   3

Sales and related occupations

5           3

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

42 12 10 4 12   3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

10       6    

Construction and extraction occupations

15 3 6   3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

17 7 4   3    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

28   3   20    

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

23       19    

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.