Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Illinois
Characteristic 2017
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

163 20 61 7 27 22 23

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

124 13 49   20 21 16

Self-employed(3)

39 7 12 5 7   7

Gender

Women

14 3 6   3    

Men

149 17 55 6 24 21 23

Age

Under 16 years

1 1          

16 to 17 years

1         1  

18 to 19 years

4 1 1       1

20 to 24 years

4 1       1  

25 to 34 years

25 3 9 3 1 7  

35 to 44 years

32 5 9   6 6 4

45 to 54 years

28 5 12   5 3  

55 to 64 years

38   18 2 7 3 6

65 years and over

30 3 11 1 8   7

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

130 13 52 6 19 18 20

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

11   5        

Hispanic or Latino

17 4 3   6    

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

4            

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

24 4 6 2 5 3 4

Management occupations

14   3 2 3   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

2 1          

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3           1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

23 5 6     4 1

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

8 2 3        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4 1          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7   2     3  

Personal care and service occupations

3           1

Sales and office occupations

13 1 5   6    

Sales and related occupations

7 1     4    

Office and administrative support occupations

6   3        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

36   7   10 7 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3            

Construction and extraction occupations

25   3   9 6 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8     1     3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

67 8 37   4 7 10

Production occupations

8            

Transportation and material moving occupations

59 6 37     6 8

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

148 17 54 7 24 22 22

Goods producing

55 5 12   13 10 11

Natural resources and mining

17   7       3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

15   6 2     3

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

2   1        

Construction

26   3   10 8 3

Manufacturing

12           5

Service providing

93 12 42 4 11 12 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

58 8 31 1 5 6 7

Wholesale trade

10 1 3   4    

Retail trade

4 1          

Transportation and warehousing

42 6 23 1   6 5

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

13   3   5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

11   3   4    

Educational and health services

3           1

Educational services

1           1

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

10   4       1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6   4       1

Accommodation and food services

4 1          

Other services, except public administration

6 1         1

Government(8)

15 3 7   3   1

Federal government

3   2        

State government

4 1 2        

Local government

8 2 3       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.