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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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TABLE R21. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by part of body and selected events or exposures leading to injury or illness, private industry, 2017
Part of body Part code(1) Total cases Contact with object, equipment Falls, slips, trips Overexertion and bodily reaction Transportation incidents Violence and other injuries by persons or animal Fires and explosions Exposure to harmful substances or environments All other events(2)
Total Struck by object or equipment Struck against object or equipment Caught in or compressed by object or equipment Total Fall to lower level Fall on same level Slips, trips without fall Total Overexertion in lifting or lowering Repetitive motion involving microtasks Total Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles Total Intentional injury by other person Injury by person-unintentional or intent unknown Animal and insect related incidents

All part of body

  882,730 229,170 136,510 45,370 32,260 227,760 47,180 142,770 33,720 295,830 97,990 23,040 47,910 30,890 39,750 18,400 10,170 10,880 1,470 37,110 3,730

Head

1

73,950 40,430 23,140 9,550 180 15,620 3,290 12,190 80 230 20 - 3,170 2,130 7,760 5,630 1,080 1,010 490 6,090 140

Head, unspecified

10

19,810 11,420 6,410 4,860 40 5,800 920 4,830 40 90 - - 950 620 1,450 1,220 180 50 - 30 60

Cranial region, including skull

11

18,430 8,520 5,400 2,950 50 5,890 1,910 3,950 - 30 - - 1,710 1,280 2,230 1,830 360 40 30 - -

Cranial region, unspecified

110

150 60 20 40 - 30 - - - - - - - - 40 40 - - - - -

Brain

111

15,880 7,120 4,570 2,390 30 5,110 1,680 3,410 - 20 - - 1,610 1,230 1,970 1,660 280 30 30 - -

Scalp

112

1,740 1,050 590 440 20 500 130 370 - - - - 70 30 110 30 70 - - - -

Skull

113

500 220 160 60 - 200 80 120 - - - - - - 70 60 - - - - -

Multiple cranial region locations

118

70 30 30 - - - - - - - - - 20 20 20 - - - - - -

Cranial region, n.e.c.

119

100 40 30 - - 40 - 40 - - - - - - 20 20 - - - - -

Ear(s)

12

1,090 200 130 40 30 30 - 30 - 30 - - 20 - 210 90 - 110 - 590 -

Face

13

33,040 19,770 10,790 1,610 60 3,270 430 2,790 30 70 - - 430 220 3,610 2,270 500 800 440 5,390 60

Face, unspecified

130

2,910 910 810 100 - 500 60 440 - - - - 50 20 870 670 70 140 30 530 -

Forehead

131

3,310 2,410 1,650 740 - 560 90 470 - - - - 80 50 220 140 40 30 - - 20

Eye(s)

132

19,390 13,030 5,340 420 - 540 160 380 - 30 - - 80 60 1,030 560 180 250 100 4,560 20

Nose, nasal cavity

133

1,900 780 630 120 - 700 100 570 - - - - 40 30 310 260 40 - - 50 -

Nose, except internal location of diseases or disorders

1330

1,890 780 630 120 - 700 100 570 - - - - 40 30 310 260 40 - - 50 -

Cheek(s)

134

560 200 160 30 - 50 - 50 - - - - - - 300 60 - 230 - - -

Jaw, chin

135

940 360 280 60 20 70 - 60 - 20 - - - - 250 180 40 30 - - -

Mouth

136

2,160 1,240 1,110 110 - 480 - 470 - - - - 50 - 380 160 110 110 - - -

Mouth, unspecified

1360

290 150 140 - - 30 - 20 - - - - - - 100 30 40 30 - - -

Lip(s)

1361

580 370 320 50 - 80 - 80 - - - - - - 120 50 - 70 - - -

Tooth (teeth)

1363

1,150 700 640 40 - 320 - 320 - - - - - - 120 60 70 - - - -

Multiple mouth locations

1368

70 - - - - 40 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Mouth, n.e.c.

1369

80 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple face locations

138

1,720 800 770 30 - 330 - 320 - - - - 110 50 210 200 - - 70 190 -

Face, n.e.c.

139

150 40 40 - - 30 - 30 - - - - - - 40 40 - - - 20 -

Multiple head locations

18

1,270 410 360 40 - 470 - 450 - - - - 50 - 240 200 30 - - 90 -

Head, n.e.c.

19

310 120 60 60 - 170 20 150 - - - - - - 20 20 - - - - -

Neck, Including Throat

2

11,410 1,850 1,060 690 40 910 160 680 50 3,850 1,180 330 3,490 3,160 910 700 130 80 - 280 110

Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders

20

11,360 1,850 1,060 690 40 910 160 680 50 3,840 1,180 330 3,490 3,160 910 700 130 80 - 230 110

Internal neck location, unspecified

21

30 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 -

Internal neck location, n.e.c.

29

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Trunk

3

200,730 8,380 5,300 1,830 510 38,440 8,220 24,750 4,960 136,620 61,120 2,060 10,630 7,440 4,390 2,210 1,840 320 50 1,070 1,160

Trunk, unspecified

30

1,500 140 100 - 20 750 150 550 20 380 140 20 130 90 40 20 - - - 50 -

Chest, including ribs, internal organs

31

13,830 2,000 1,340 410 140 5,570 2,020 3,450 60 2,950 890 60 1,800 1,180 890 530 230 130 - 550 60

Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders

310

13,560 2,000 1,340 410 140 5,570 2,020 3,450 60 2,790 890 50 1,800 1,180 890 530 230 130 - 450 60

Internal chest location, unspecified

311

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 -

Heart

313

140 - - - - - - - - 140 - - - - - - - - - - -

Bronchus

314

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 -

Lung(s), pleura

315

80 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - 60 -

Back, including spine, spinal cord

32

148,780 4,180 2,570 970 170 22,660 4,340 13,980 3,980 111,050 48,550 1,780 7,660 5,610 2,330 950 1,330 30 - 130 740

Back, including spine, spinal cord, unspecified

320

54,400 1,940 1,060 620 90 9,810 2,070 5,380 2,270 37,660 17,040 500 3,640 2,660 840 450 350 20 - 110 400

Thoracic region

321

8,220 440 350 50 20 1,200 190 930 70 5,910 2,540 90 350 180 240 150 90 - - - 60

Lumbar region

322

80,580 1,630 1,070 280 60 9,700 1,740 6,140 1,560 64,590 27,830 1,160 3,210 2,380 1,170 310 850 - - - 260

Sacral region

323

190 - - - - 60 - 50 - 110 20 - - - - - - - - - -

Coccygeal region

324

1,170 - - - - 1,040 180 850 - 60 30 - 50 50 - - - - - - -

Multiple back regions

328

3,840 140 80 20 - 710 130 510 60 2,530 1,020 20 380 310 60 40 20 - - - -

Back, including spine, spinal cord, n.e.c.

329

380 - - - - 140 - 120 - 190 70 - 30 30 - - - - - - -

Abdomen

33

17,530 730 570 100 30 750 80 440 210 14,700 8,560 70 220 160 600 430 110 50 - 220 290

Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders

330

17,180 730 570 100 30 740 80 430 210 14,490 8,430 40 220 150 590 430 110 50 - 110 270

Internal abdominal location, unspecified

331

50 - - - - - - - - 50 20 30 - - - - - - - - -

Stomach organ

332

70 - - - - - - - - 50 40 - - - - - - - - - -

Intestines, peritoneum

335

190 - - - - - - - - 100 70 - - - - - - - - 80 -

Intestines, peritoneum, unspecified

3350

60 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 60 -

Large intestine, colon, rectum

3353

120 - - - - - - - - 100 70 - - - - - - - - 20 -

Pelvic region

34

14,620 890 450 310 80 7,010 1,100 5,280 580 5,830 2,460 100 440 180 320 150 90 80 - 90 30

Pelvic region, unspecified

340

90 - - - - 30 - - - 30 - - - - - - - - - - -

Hip(s)

341

8,200 470 240 170 50 5,080 670 4,210 170 2,130 600 30 280 140 200 90 70 30 - 20 20

Pelvis

342

790 80 30 - 20 400 140 230 40 180 90 - 130 30 - - - - - - -

Buttock(s)

343

1,150 130 60 60 - 790 180 530 80 140 60 - - - 30 - - 20 - 60 -

Groin

344

3,770 120 60 60 - 500 50 170 270 3,070 1,490 70 - - 50 30 - 20 - - -

External reproductive tract structures

345

220 40 30 - - 30 - - - 130 100 - - - - - - - - - -

External reproductive tract structures, unspecified

3450

30 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Scrotum

3451

150 20 - - - - - - - 100 100 - - - - - - - - - -

External reproductive tract structures, n.e.c.

3459

30 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -

Internal reproductive tract structures

346

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple pelvic region locations

348

300 20 20 - - 170 30 130 - 110 80 - - - - - - - - - -

Pelvic region, n.e.c.

349

70 - - - - - - - - 30 20 - - - 20 20 - - - - -

Multiple trunk locations

38

4,230 360 200 20 60 1,650 520 1,020 90 1,650 500 20 340 210 180 100 60 20 - 30 -

Trunk, n.e.c.

39

240 80 70 - - 50 - 30 20 50 20 - 30 20 30 20 - - - - -

Upper Extremities

4

286,150 116,070 64,750 18,700 27,390 48,320 11,070 34,490 2,020 90,470 27,870 18,860 6,280 3,690 13,520 4,520 3,760 5,070 430 10,280 780

Upper extremities, unspecified

40

600 230 150 - - 60 - 50 - 260 50 140 40 30 - - - - - - -

Shoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)

41

68,160 3,860 2,640 850 210 15,910 2,800 11,510 1,430 43,150 16,430 3,310 2,920 1,860 2,070 870 960 190 - 30 230

Arm(s)

42

44,850 10,190 5,550 2,440 1,690 11,590 2,740 8,600 180 15,820 5,670 1,990 810 390 3,150 1,240 850 990 30 3,110 140

Arm(s), unspecified

420

12,920 2,970 1,980 430 420 3,460 980 2,410 60 3,610 1,200 580 380 150 1,100 450 190 380 20 1,360 20

Upper arm(s)

421

7,090 1,010 690 100 170 1,300 410 810 60 4,200 1,790 70 60 40 360 120 50 190 - 150 20

Elbow(s)

422

13,150 2,340 710 1,370 140 4,530 810 3,670 30 5,490 1,880 810 200 90 420 280 100 50 - 100 60

Forearm(s)

423

8,880 3,300 2,020 460 670 1,220 280 910 20 1,650 560 380 170 100 1,090 290 450 350 - 1,410 30

Multiple arm locations

428

2,200 520 110 80 280 740 180 550 - 700 170 140 - - 140 80 50 - - 70 -

Multiple arm locations, unspecified

4280

110 - - - - 40 - 40 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - -

Elbow(s) and arms(s)

4281

990 160 80 60 - 460 140 310 - 310 60 60 - - 40 - 20 - - - -

Multiple arm locations, n.e.c.

4289

1,100 360 20 20 260 240 40 200 - 350 90 60 - - 100 60 30 - - 50 -

Arm(s), n.e.c.

429

620 50 40 - - 320 80 250 - 170 60 20 - - 40 30 - - - 20 -

Wrist(s)

43

35,200 4,810 2,940 920 760 11,220 3,520 7,180 80 16,510 2,760 8,290 680 420 1,520 700 590 220 - 330 120

Hand(s)

44

121,860 94,810 52,310 14,120 24,180 5,840 1,230 4,290 260 7,570 1,150 2,900 1,440 700 5,770 1,360 950 3,430 380 5,770 270

Hand(s), unspecified

440

33,160 19,720 11,830 3,030 3,930 3,190 850 2,190 130 2,940 480 1,160 530 300 2,620 380 250 1,970 370 3,700 90

Hand(s), except finger(s)

441

3,120 2,380 1,580 470 220 150 - 120 - 160 - 40 20 - 180 30 - 150 - 200 30

Finger(s), fingernail(s)

442

81,290 70,130 37,500 10,230 19,350 2,260 310 1,800 120 3,870 630 1,470 870 390 2,670 860 610 1,200 - 1,350 130

Finger(s), fingernail(s), unspecified

4420

65,220 55,820 30,270 8,190 14,720 1,840 180 1,560 80 3,330 570 1,150 820 380 2,190 730 420 1,030 - 1,150 60

Fingernail(s), nailbed(s)

4421

1,460 1,370 840 80 440 50 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Fingertip(s)

4422

5,450 5,070 1,720 910 2,330 180 - 90 20 50 - 40 20 - 60 40 - - - 80 -

Finger(s), fingernail(s), n.e.c.

4429

9,160 7,860 4,670 1,050 1,860 190 50 100 20 490 50 280 30 - 400 80 180 150 - 120 60

Hand(s) and finger(s)

448

2,750 1,660 820 180 550 150 60 100 - 320 - 220 - - 230 80 80 70 - 360 -

Hand(s), n.e.c.

449

1,540 930 580 210 110 90 - 80 - 280 - 20 - - 70 20 - 50 - 150 20

Multiple upper extremities locations

48

15,410 2,160 1,160 370 560 3,680 780 2,850 50 7,140 1,810 2,230 390 290 990 350 410 230 - 1,020 20

Multiple upper extremities locations, unspecified

480

180 30 20 - - 60 20 30 - 40 - - 30 20 - - - - - - -

Hand(s) and arms(s)

481

1,630 270 100 20 140 240 80 170 - 340 70 160 50 40 140 20 - 120 - 580 -

Hand(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4810

740 180 60 - 90 130 60 70 - 180 50 80 40 40 50 - - 30 - 160 -

Hand(s) and elbow(s)

4811

110 - - - - 60 - 50 - 30 - 20 - - - - - - - - -

Hand(s) and arm(s), n.e.c.

4819

790 80 20 20 50 60 20 40 - 130 - 70 - - 90 - - 90 - 430 -

Hand(s) and wrist(s)

482

4,000 720 470 110 140 780 90 690 - 2,010 490 820 70 50 220 100 60 50 - 190 -

Wrist(s) and arm(s)

483

1,720 310 170 40 110 730 330 390 - 380 70 180 30 30 140 50 50 40 - 130 -

Wrist(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4830

440 120 110 - - 130 20 110 - 100 20 40 20 20 50 - - 40 - - -

Wrist(s) and elbow(s)

4831

530 - - - - 340 100 240 - 150 20 80 - - - - - - - - -

Wrist(s) and arm(s), n.e.c.

4839

760 170 50 30 90 250 200 50 - 130 30 60 - - 80 30 50 - - 120 -

Shoulder(s) and arm(s)

484

4,890 240 160 20 30 1,250 190 1,020 40 2,970 970 360 90 60 330 80 230 20 - 20 -

Multiple upper extremities locations, n.e.c.

489

2,990 580 250 180 140 620 70 550 - 1,400 190 700 120 80 160 90 60 - - 90 -

Upper extremities, n.e.c.

49

70 - - - - 30 - 20 - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -

Lower Extremities

5

208,060 55,170 37,060 13,600 3,410 87,930 15,890 44,130 25,410 47,580 3,120 430 7,050 1,720 5,670 1,170 2,150 2,330 80 4,070 530

Lower extremities, unspecified

50

270 40 - - - 120 20 40 50 50 - 30 - - - - - - - 60 -

Leg(s)

51

106,310 18,300 9,960 6,610 1,200 46,160 6,900 28,300 9,640 33,220 2,760 310 3,240 1,240 3,990 930 1,300 1,740 70 1,050 280

Leg(s), unspecified

510

11,000 3,280 2,440 520 170 3,700 830 2,400 350 1,900 270 40 960 410 520 120 70 340 - 540 60

Thigh(s)

511

4,920 1,040 800 110 90 1,780 350 1,160 210 1,370 180 - 230 70 370 40 40 300 - 120 -

Knee(s)

512

76,130 9,380 4,060 4,520 570 35,300 4,090 22,050 8,150 27,460 2,090 240 1,430 700 2,300 700 1,130 460 - 90 160

Lower leg(s)

513

12,120 4,090 2,330 1,420 250 4,390 1,440 2,060 810 2,170 140 20 430 50 700 70 60 580 20 280 20

Multiple leg locations

518

1,810 310 230 30 40 930 190 610 120 290 70 - 180 - 40 - - 20 - 20 20

Multiple leg locations, unspecified

5180

200 - - - - 40 - 30 - - - - 130 - - - - - - - -

Knee(s) and leg(s)

5181

1,190 250 180 30 40 650 120 430 90 180 20 - 40 - 20 - - - - - 20

Multiple leg locations, n.e.c.

5189

420 50 40 - - 240 60 140 30 100 50 - 20 - - - - - - - -

Leg(s), n.e.c.

519

330 190 100 - 70 50 20 30 - 30 - - - - 50 - - 50 - - -

Ankle(s)

52

47,800 6,670 3,540 2,280 740 29,010 5,170 10,450 12,480 9,770 260 20 1,000 170 920 110 520 290 - 310 130

Foot (feet)

53

45,000 28,200 21,990 4,450 1,330 7,940 2,300 2,990 2,420 3,600 70 50 2,270 230 600 110 260 230 - 2,300 90

Foot (feet), unspecified

530

29,580 17,340 12,770 3,380 910 5,060 1,130 2,210 1,560 2,810 60 40 1,770 150 430 90 140 200 - 2,100 60

Sole(s)

531

2,080 670 280 370 - 1,110 860 140 60 220 - - 70 20 - - - - - - -

Sole(s), unspecified

5310

290 280 - 280 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Arch(es), instep(s)

5312

150 70 60 - - 30 - 20 - 50 - - - - - - - - - - -

Heel(s)

5313

1,600 310 210 80 - 1,070 860 110 50 150 - - 60 - - - - - - - -

Sole(s), n.e.c.

5319

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Toes(s), toenail(s)

532

11,040 9,080 8,040 590 300 980 150 430 380 400 - - 290 - 160 20 120 20 - 120 -

Multiple foot (feet) locations

538

670 400 320 30 50 160 20 130 - 50 - - 30 - - - - - - - -

Foot (feet), n.e.c.

539

1,620 710 590 80 50 630 130 70 430 120 - - 100 - - - - - - 50 -

Multiple lower extremities locations

58

8,650 1,960 1,560 260 140 4,690 1,490 2,350 810 940 30 30 530 70 160 20 70 70 - 350 30

Multiple lower extremities locations, unspecified

580

120 20 - - - 50 - 20 20 20 - - - - - - - - - - 20

Foot (feet) and leg(s)

581

1,130 390 310 60 - 220 80 120 20 90 - - 210 20 30 - - 20 - 190 -

Foot(feet) and leg(s), unspecified

5810

530 110 100 - - 50 20 20 - 40 - - 190 - - - - - - 150 -

Foot(feet) and knee(s)

5811

390 200 160 30 - 120 40 80 - 30 - - 20 - - - - - - - -

Foot(feet) and leg(s), n.e.c.

5819

210 70 40 30 - 50 20 30 - 20 - - - - 20 - - 20 - 50 -

Foot (feet) and ankle(s)

582

3,400 780 620 100 60 1,810 660 660 470 500 - - 160 - 60 - 20 40 - 90 -

Ankle(s) and leg(s)

583

2,720 440 320 70 50 1,870 580 1,010 260 210 - - 140 40 50 20 30 - - 30 -

Ankle(s) and leg(s), unspecified

5830

380 90 80 - - 170 60 90 - 30 - - 70 20 - - - - - - -

Ankle(s) and knee(s)

5831

1,660 220 160 50 - 1,250 310 760 180 120 - - 30 - 30 - 20 - - - -

Ankle(s) and leg(s), n.e.c.

5839

690 120 80 20 30 440 220 160 60 60 - - 50 - - - - - - - -

Multiple lower extremities locations, n.e.c.

589

1,280 330 290 30 - 740 170 530 40 130 - - 20 - 20 - 20 - - 40 -

Lower extremities, n.e.c.

59

40 - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Body Systems

6

16,130 60 30 20 - 420 - 410 - 2,340 - - 290 160 880 460 - 400 20 12,050 70

Multiple Body Parts

8

81,400 6,610 4,850 810 720 35,190 8,370 25,460 1,140 13,940 4,400 1,180 16,420 12,170 5,750 3,350 1,200 1,190 350 2,960 180

Multiple body parts, unspecified

80

5,830 510 390 70 20 2,090 480 1,500 50 720 140 130 1,410 900 570 170 30 380 50 450 30

Head and neck

81

1,800 630 420 200 - 240 50 180 - 20 - - 610 560 240 230 - - - 70 -

Head, neck, and trunk

82

520 30 20 - - 140 20 120 - 130 - - 210 210 - - - - - - -

Head and trunk

83

930 120 100 - - 560 160 400 - - - - 160 150 60 60 - - - - -

Neck and back

84

6,590 310 230 60 - 790 110 610 70 1,310 380 70 3,920 3,360 240 110 120 - - - -

Shoulder(s) and back

85

3,240 180 150 20 - 780 190 510 80 1,640 610 40 380 320 230 60 160 - - - -

Hip(s) and leg(s)

86

1,070 160 130 - - 580 110 430 40 200 30 - 80 40 40 40 - - - - -

Upper and lower limb(s)

87

5,240 260 160 40 40 4,050 700 3,310 30 160 20 30 380 220 220 40 70 110 - 170 -

Other multiple body parts

89

56,180 4,420 3,250 390 610 25,950 6,550 18,390 870 9,750 3,200 900 9,270 6,410 4,140 2,620 820 700 290 2,220 140

Whole body

891

430 20 - - - 70 - 40 - 40 - - 190 180 30 - - 20 - 80 -

Multiple body parts, n.e.c.

899

55,750 4,400 3,240 380 610 25,880 6,540 18,340 850 9,720 3,200 890 9,070 6,230 4,120 2,620 810 670 290 2,140 140

Footnotes
(1) Based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Includes non-classifiable responses.

Notes:
Data shown in columns correspond to Event codes Based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines, data may be too small to be displayed. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2019