Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Illinois
Characteristic 2014
Total fatal injuries Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

164 31 59   30 11 31
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

121 23 47   21 7 21

Self-employed (3)

43 8 12   9 4 10
 

Gender

 

Women

19 10 7        

Men

145 21 52   28 11 31
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

1 1          

18 to 19 years

2   1       1

20 to 24 years

9 2 3 1     1

25 to 34 years

18 3 7     4 2

35 to 44 years

32 7 7   3 6 9

45 to 54 years

47 10 21   8   6

55 to 64 years

34 5 12   10   7

65 years and over

21 3 8   5   5
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

128 19 47   25 9 27

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

17 6 7        

Hispanic or Latino

16 5 3   4   3

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

3            

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Occupation (SOC) (5)

 

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

36 8 14   6 1 7

Management occupations

28 7 11   3 1 6

Business and financial operations occupations

  1          

Computer and mathematical occupations

1   1        

Architecture and engineering occupations

1   1        

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           1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

1   1        

Service occupations

6   2       1

Healthcare support occupations

1 1          

Protective service occupations

3   1        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

2   1       1

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

15 9 2        

Sales and related occupations

11 8 1        

Office and administrative support occupations

4 1 1        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

45 3 8   15 6 13

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5           3

Construction and extraction occupations

29 2 5   12 4 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11 1     3   4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

62 9 33   7   9

Production occupations

9 3         5

Transportation and material moving occupations

53 6 33   6   4

Military occupations (6)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

153 29 52   29 11 30

Goods producing

68 4 18   17 8 21

Natural resources and mining

27 2 12   3 1 9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

26 2 11   3 1 9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9)

1   1        

Construction

28 1 4   12 5 6

Manufacturing

13         2 6

Service providing

85 25 34   12 3 9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

55 11 30   6   5

Wholesale trade

12 1 5       3

Retail trade

10 5 5        

Transportation and warehousing

33 5 20   5   2

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

8 7          

Finance and insurance

4            

Real estate and rental and leasing

4 4          

Professional and business services

9 3         2

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3 1 1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

6 2     1   2

Educational and health services

3   1        

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

3   1        

Leisure and hospitality

7 2         2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3       1   1

Accommodation and food services

4 2         1

Other services, except public administration

2            

Government (8)

11   7       1

Federal government

1   1        

State government

2   2        

Local government

8   4       1

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.

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. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state, New York City, District of Columbia, and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.