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Fatal occupational injuries in Washington

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

104 21 9 8 40 7 17
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

86 20 3 8 32 7 14

Self Employed (3)

18   6   8   3
 

Sex

 

Men

95 20 9 7 37 5 15

Women

9       3    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

6       3    

25-34

22 5     7   5

35-44

21 5     7   3

45-54

22 5   3 8   3

55-64

18 4 4   7    

65 and older

15   3   8   3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

85 19 9 7 29 7 12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

14       7   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, Washington
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

104 86 18 95 9
 

Contact with objects and equipment

21 20   20  

Struck by object

16 15   16  

Struck by falling object

9 9   9  

Caught in equipment or object

5 5   4  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

9 3 6 9  

Fall to lower level

8 3 5 8  

Fall from ladder

3   3 3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

8 8   7  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3      

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

40 32 8 37 3

Highway transportation incident

12 11   11  

Collision between vehicles

6 5   5  

Non-collision highway incident

5 5   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

12 10   12  

Overturned, non-highway

6 6   6  

Struck by vehicle

3 3   3  

Aircraft incident

7 6   7  

Fires and explosions

7 7   5  

Assaults and violent acts

17 14 3 15  

Homicides

7 6   5  

Homicides - shooting

4 3   3  

Self-inflicted injuries

8 7   8  

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, Washington
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

104 21 9 8 40 7 17
 

Private industry

93 19 9 7 33 7 16

Goods Producing

45 12 4   15 7 4

Natural resources and mining

22 7     11    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

21 6     11    

Mining

             

Construction

9 3 3        

Manufacturing

14         7  

Service providing

48 7 5 5 18   12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

18 4     6   4

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

5           3

Transportation and warehousing

11 3     5    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

6           3

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

5            

Professional and business services

12 3     3    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10 3          

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

6           3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

4           3

Other services

             

Government (3)

11       7    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

7       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, Washington
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

104 21 9 8 40 7 17
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

16       10   5

Management occupations

6       3    

Business and financial operations occupations

4            

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

14       5   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

6       3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

5           3

Sales and related occupations

5           3

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

38 16 4   14    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

19 6     10    

Construction and extraction occupations

8       3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11 8          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

28 3   5 7 7 3

Production occupations

10         7  

Transportation and material moving occupations

18     4 7    

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.