Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Illinois
Characteristic 2015
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

172 27 59 5 33 19 29

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

132 19 45 5 27 16 20

Self-employed(3)

40 8 14   6 3 9

Gender

Women

10 3 2     4  

Men

162 24 57 5 32 15 29

Age

Under 16 years

1   1        

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

2   2        

20 to 24 years

15 3 7     3  

25 to 34 years

19 4 4     6 3

35 to 44 years

31 8 10 4     5

45 to 54 years

44 8 11 1 10 4 10

55 to 64 years

33 3 14   9   5

65 years and over

27 1 10   10   4

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

122 11 51 5 24 13 18

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

24 7 7   5   3

Hispanic or Latino

19 6     4   6

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

6 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

33 9 15   5    

Management occupations

21 6 10        

Business and financial operations occupations

1   1        

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

3   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

4   2        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3   1        

Service occupations

25 5 10 1 7    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

10 4 3 1      

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 1 5   3    

Personal care and service occupations

2   2        

Sales and office occupations

12 4         2

Sales and related occupations

9 3         2

Office and administrative support occupations

3   1        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

55 3 9 3 12 10 18

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6           3

Construction and extraction occupations

39   5   10 10 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10           5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

46 6 22   7 3 7

Production occupations

12   3   4   3

Transportation and material moving occupations

34 6 19   3   4

Military occupations(6)

1   1        

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

154 21 53 4 31 17 28

Goods producing

69 3 18 3 18 9 18

Natural resources and mining

19   10       6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

16   8       5

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

3   2        

Construction

38   4 2 12 8 10

Manufacturing

12   4 1 4    

Service providing

85 18 35   13 8 10

Trade, transportation, and utilities

44 8 21   4 3 7

Wholesale trade

10 1 4   2   3

Retail trade

11 3          

Transportation and warehousing

22 4 14        

Utilities

1   1        

Information

1   1        

Financial activities

1 1          

Finance and insurance

1 1          

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

14   6   5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3   1     1  

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

11   5   4    

Educational and health services

2            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

2            

Leisure and hospitality

14 3 4   4 3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4            

Accommodation and food services

10 3       3  

Other services, except public administration

9 3 3       3

Government(8)

18 6 6 1     1

Federal government

1   1        

State government

5   2        

Local government

12 4 3 1   1 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.