Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Illinois
Characteristic 2016
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

171 35 54 3 37 14 28

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

129 26 39 2 30 10 22

Self-employed(3)

42 9 15   7 4 6

Gender

Women

14 3 3   6    

Men

157 32 51 3 31 12 28

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

    1        

20 to 24 years

8 1 3   1   3

25 to 34 years

25 7 12   1 3 2

35 to 44 years

33 8 11 1 5 4 4

45 to 54 years

35 7 7   5 5 11

55 to 64 years

48 12 15 1 11   7

65 years and over

21   5 1 14   1

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

122 19 40   28 12 21

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

19 7 7   3    

Hispanic or Latino

27 7 6   6   6

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

29 10 8   3 3 4

Management occupations

19 5 6   3   3

Business and financial operations occupations

1 1          

Computer and mathematical occupations

1   1        

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

1 1          

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3 1 1        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3 1          

Service occupations

22 8 4   8    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

8 4 3   1    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6            

Personal care and service occupations

5 3          

Sales and office occupations

13 6 3   4    

Sales and related occupations

12 6 3   3    

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

49 6 10   11 8 13

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4            

Construction and extraction occupations

31   6   9 4 8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 3       3 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

57 5 28 1 11 3 9

Production occupations

6       4    

Transportation and material moving occupations

51 4 28 1 7 3 8

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

161 34 49 3 35 13 27

Goods producing

57 6 13   15 7 15

Natural resources and mining

19   6   3   6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

17   6   3   4

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

2           2

Construction

29 4 6   9 6 4

Manufacturing

9   1   3   5

Service providing

104 28 36 2 20 6 12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

58 10 25 2 11 4 6

Wholesale trade

11   4   3   3

Retail trade

11 5 1 1 4    

Transportation and warehousing

35 4 20   4 4 3

Utilities

1     1      

Information

             

Financial activities

3   1        

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3   1        

Professional and business services

14 3 4   3   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4 1          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10 2 2       4

Educational and health services

5 3          

Educational services

1 1          

Health care and social assistance

4            

Leisure and hospitality

11 7 3        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4 2 1        

Accommodation and food services

7 5          

Other services, except public administration

11 4     4   1

Government(8)

10 1 5       1

Federal government

             

State government

             

Local government

8 1 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.