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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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TABLE R68. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by part of body affected by injury or illness and number of days away from work, and median number of days away from work, 2017
Part of body Part code(1) Total cases Number of days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 to 10 days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 or more days Median days

All part of body

  882,730 120,990 94,380 159,490 103,140 94,690 56,800 253,240 8

Head

1

73,950 18,450 12,470 16,800 8,690 5,280 2,200 10,060 3

Head, unspecified

10

19,810 4,780 3,330 5,230 2,030 1,520 440 2,480 3

Cranial region, including skull

11

18,430 2,800 2,350 3,810 2,690 1,730 750 4,290 6

Cranial region, unspecified

110

150 40 20 20 - 20 - 50 5

Brain

111

15,880 1,890 2,050 3,420 2,330 1,490 700 4,000 6

Scalp

112

1,740 760 140 290 280 160 20 90 2

Skull

113

500 80 90 50 70 60 30 120 7

Multiple cranial region locations

118

70 - 20 20 - - - - 3

Cranial region, n.e.c.

119

100 - 30 20 - - - 20 3

Ear(s)

12

1,090 240 70 260 120 40 - 360 4

Face

13

33,040 10,380 6,600 6,970 3,620 1,860 990 2,620 2

Face, unspecified

130

2,910 660 540 680 320 280 90 340 3

Forehead

131

3,310 930 540 780 400 320 50 310 3

Eye(s)

132

19,390 6,960 4,550 4,020 1,840 760 400 860 2

Nose, nasal cavity

133

1,900 310 240 360 470 150 130 250 6

Nose, except internal location of diseases or disorders

1330

1,890 310 240 350 470 150 130 250 6

Cheek(s)

134

560 280 40 70 70 40 - 50 1

Jaw, chin

135

940 240 70 130 40 70 110 290 10

Mouth

136

2,160 710 350 520 250 90 110 130 3

Mouth, unspecified

1360

290 120 50 80 - - - 20 2

Lip(s)

1361

580 310 70 100 20 20 40 20 1

Tooth (teeth)

1363

1,150 260 210 310 210 60 20 90 3

Multiple mouth locations

1368

70 - - 40 - - - - 4

Mouth, n.e.c.

1369

80 20 - - - - 40 - 21

Multiple face locations

138

1,720 260 250 400 220 160 80 350 5

Face, n.e.c.

139

150 30 20 30 20 - - 30 5

Multiple head locations

18

1,270 190 100 490 210 110 - 150 3

Head, n.e.c.

19

310 60 20 30 20 20 - 160 40

Neck, Including Throat

2

11,410 2,050 1,540 1,950 1,370 1,080 400 3,030 6

Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders

20

11,360 2,050 1,510 1,950 1,350 1,080 400 3,020 6

Internal neck location, unspecified

21

30 - - - - - - - 9

Internal neck location, n.e.c.

29

20 - - - - - - - 2

Trunk

3

200,730 21,810 20,510 39,830 26,420 23,030 12,880 56,240 9

Trunk, unspecified

30

1,500 180 150 510 130 180 40 300 5

Chest, including ribs, internal organs

31

13,830 2,210 1,560 2,810 1,780 1,750 630 3,090 6

Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders

310

13,560 2,190 1,530 2,770 1,720 1,730 620 3,010 6

Internal chest location, unspecified

311

20 - - - - - - - 2

Heart

313

140 - - 20 20 - - 60 21

Bronchus

314

20 - - - - - - - 2

Lung(s), pleura

315

80 - - - 30 - - - 7

Back, including spine, spinal cord

32

148,780 16,490 15,880 31,670 20,580 15,830 8,650 39,680 7

Back, including spine, spinal cord, unspecified

320

54,400 6,170 6,400 11,800 7,580 4,970 3,330 14,150 7

Thoracic region

321

8,220 880 920 1,920 1,040 1,050 410 2,010 7

Lumbar region

322

80,580 8,840 8,100 16,520 11,240 9,290 4,580 22,000 8

Sacral region

323

190 30 20 - 40 20 - 50 10

Coccygeal region

324

1,170 160 100 300 190 130 90 200 7

Multiple back regions

328

3,840 380 320 1,060 420 250 230 1,190 7

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

329

380 30 20 60 60 110 - 100 15

Abdomen

33

17,530 890 850 1,770 1,790 3,570 2,080 6,580 20

Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders

330

17,180 870 840 1,660 1,720 3,510 2,070 6,510 20

Internal abdominal location, unspecified

331

50 - - - - - - 30 35

Stomach organ

332

70 - - - - 40 - - 14

Intestines, peritoneum

335

190 - - 80 60 - - 20 5

Intestines, peritoneum, unspecified

3350

60 - - 40 - - - - 3

Large intestine, colon, rectum

3353

120 - - 40 50 - - 20 7

Pelvic region

34

14,620 1,460 1,320 2,210 1,710 1,320 1,020 5,590 15

Pelvic region, unspecified

340

90 - - - - - - 40 20

Hip(s)

341

8,200 950 690 1,080 980 610 420 3,480 17

Pelvis

342

790 50 40 90 30 50 50 470 37

Buttock(s)

343

1,150 100 150 210 220 110 60 300 8

Groin

344

3,770 350 370 620 360 480 430 1,160 15

External reproductive tract structures

345

220 - 20 120 - - - 50 5

External reproductive tract structures, unspecified

3450

30 - - - - - - - 15

Scrotum

3451

150 - - 110 - - - 20 5

External reproductive tract structures, n.e.c.

3459

30 - - - - - - - 7

Internal reproductive tract structures

346

20 - - - - - - - 22

Multiple pelvic region locations

348

300 - 20 70 60 50 30 70 11

Pelvic region, n.e.c.

349

70 - - - 40 - - - 8

Multiple trunk locations

38

4,230 570 730 830 410 370 390 940 5

Trunk, n.e.c.

39

240 20 - 40 30 - 70 60 28

Upper Extremities

4

286,150 41,060 27,820 46,470 32,710 31,870 20,080 86,150 10

Upper extremities, unspecified

40

600 130 30 80 40 40 80 200 17

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

41

68,160 4,770 4,730 9,220 6,340 7,070 5,220 30,810 25

Arm(s)

42

44,850 6,240 3,500 6,270 4,690 5,700 3,140 15,300 14

Arm(s), unspecified

420

12,920 1,760 1,200 2,040 1,450 1,350 1,030 4,090 11

Upper arm(s)

421

7,090 730 340 610 600 890 500 3,420 27

Elbow(s)

422

13,150 1,180 910 1,790 1,490 1,940 990 4,850 16

Forearm(s)

423

8,880 2,330 850 1,430 870 910 490 2,000 5

Multiple arm locations

428

2,200 210 190 340 240 310 110 790 14

Multiple arm locations, unspecified

4280

110 - - - - - 30 40 28

Elbow(s) and arms(s)

4281

990 80 30 210 160 200 30 290 14

Multiple arm locations, n.e.c.

4289

1,100 140 160 120 80 100 50 460 19

Arm(s), n.e.c.

429

620 20 20 60 40 310 20 150 12

Wrist(s)

43

35,200 3,310 2,820 4,610 4,010 4,540 3,580 12,310 18

Hand(s)

44

121,860 24,910 15,580 23,590 15,920 12,980 7,000 21,870 5

Hand(s), unspecified

440

33,160 6,900 4,180 6,840 3,960 3,390 2,110 5,780 5

Hand(s), except finger(s)

441

3,120 690 370 720 630 210 50 460 5

Finger(s), fingernail(s)

442

81,290 16,540 10,550 15,420 10,750 8,760 4,590 14,670 5

Finger(s), fingernail(s), unspecified

4420

65,220 13,440 8,400 12,260 8,490 6,960 3,700 11,970 5

Fingernail(s), nailbed(s)

4421

1,460 500 170 310 180 70 110 120 3

Fingertip(s)

4422

5,450 820 490 1,170 670 730 420 1,150 7

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

4429

9,160 1,780 1,490 1,680 1,410 1,010 360 1,430 5

Hand(s) and finger(s)

448

2,750 500 250 430 350 510 170 530 7

Hand(s), n.e.c.

449

1,540 290 240 180 230 100 80 430 7

Multiple upper extremities locations

48

15,410 1,680 1,150 2,670 1,690 1,520 1,050 5,640 14

Multiple upper extremities locations, unspecified

480

180 - 20 30 - 40 - 60 15

Hand(s) and arms(s)

481

1,630 370 130 210 280 120 130 380 7

Hand(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4810

740 140 40 80 80 50 120 230 17

Hand(s) and elbow(s)

4811

110 20 30 - - - - 30 3

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

4819

790 210 60 120 190 70 - 120 5

Hand(s) and wrist(s)

482

4,000 400 260 770 390 460 210 1,520 15

Wrist(s) and arm(s)

483

1,720 140 150 180 290 180 130 640 15

Wrist(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4830

440 30 70 60 20 40 30 190 22

Wrist(s) and elbow(s)

4831

530 30 - 50 40 50 80 260 30

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

4839

760 90 60 80 230 90 20 200 7

Shoulder(s) and arm(s)

484

4,890 480 420 740 400 410 350 2,100 21

Multiple upper extremities locations, n.e.c.

489

2,990 280 180 740 320 310 210 950 10

Upper extremities, n.e.c.

49

70 - - 20 20 - - - 6

Lower Extremities

5

208,060 22,660 19,570 36,170 23,030 23,560 15,960 67,120 12

Lower extremities, unspecified

50

270 20 - 70 - 40 30 90 16

Leg(s)

51

106,310 10,500 8,750 16,150 12,330 12,060 8,810 37,700 14

Leg(s), unspecified

510

11,000 1,290 1,330 1,300 1,590 900 940 3,660 11

Thigh(s)

511

4,920 570 400 1,050 550 500 300 1,550 9

Knee(s)

512

76,130 7,000 5,720 11,590 8,520 9,000 6,510 27,780 15

Lower leg(s)

513

12,120 1,480 1,140 1,920 1,460 1,410 910 3,800 11

Multiple leg locations

518

1,810 140 120 250 210 220 100 780 18

Multiple leg locations, unspecified

5180

200 20 - - - 20 - 150 100

Knee(s) and leg(s)

5181

1,190 70 100 160 150 150 80 490 18

Multiple leg locations, n.e.c.

5189

420 50 - 90 50 50 20 140 11

Leg(s), n.e.c.

519

330 20 50 50 - 20 50 130 29

Ankle(s)

52

47,800 5,240 5,100 9,620 4,700 5,600 3,220 14,320 9

Foot (feet)

53

45,000 5,950 5,000 8,890 4,900 5,050 3,330 11,860 8

Foot (feet), unspecified

530

29,580 4,150 3,280 5,840 3,170 2,940 2,090 8,120 8

Sole(s)

531

2,080 190 230 210 190 150 180 940 29

Sole(s), unspecified

5310

290 80 120 - - - - 50 2

Arch(es), instep(s)

5312

150 30 - - 20 20 - 50 14

Heel(s)

5313

1,600 70 90 190 160 110 170 820 36

Sole(s), n.e.c.

5319

20 - - - - - - - 18

Toes(s), toenail(s)

532

11,040 1,430 1,310 2,200 1,100 1,840 920 2,240 7

Multiple foot (feet) locations

538

670 80 120 130 80 60 60 140 5

Foot (feet), n.e.c.

539

1,620 110 60 510 350 70 80 430 7

Multiple lower extremities locations

58

8,650 940 710 1,420 1,080 810 560 3,130 13

Multiple lower extremities locations, unspecified

580

120 - 30 - - - 20 40 10

Foot (feet) and leg(s)

581

1,130 220 60 130 260 90 60 300 7

Foot(feet) and leg(s), unspecified

5810

530 40 20 60 210 20 20 160 7

Foot(feet) and knee(s)

5811

390 140 20 40 40 40 20 80 4

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

5819

210 30 20 20 20 30 20 60 14

Foot (feet) and ankle(s)

582

3,400 310 240 610 470 270 310 1,190 12

Ankle(s) and leg(s)

583

2,720 290 200 500 270 370 100 980 13

Ankle(s) and leg(s), unspecified

5830

380 70 30 40 30 30 - 170 19

Ankle(s) and knee(s)

5831

1,660 170 160 420 200 230 70 400 7

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

5839

690 50 20 40 40 110 20 400 60

Multiple lower extremities locations, n.e.c.

589

1,280 110 170 170 60 70 80 620 23

Lower extremities, n.e.c.

59

40 - - - - - - - 10

Body Systems

6

16,130 4,190 2,390 3,480 1,400 1,290 750 2,630 4

Multiple Body Parts

8

81,400 9,940 9,210 13,790 9,040 8,290 4,340 26,780 10

Multiple body parts, unspecified

80

5,830 770 630 820 770 640 350 1,860 10

Head and neck

81

1,800 350 440 320 250 140 50 260 3

Head, neck, and trunk

82

520 20 40 180 50 80 50 110 8

Head and trunk

83

930 230 110 180 70 70 90 180 5

Neck and back

84

6,590 810 510 1,150 870 570 240 2,440 10

Shoulder(s) and back

85

3,240 340 240 520 320 500 110 1,220 13

Hip(s) and leg(s)

86

1,070 80 90 180 160 170 40 370 12

Upper and lower limb(s)

87

5,240 610 900 910 530 710 330 1,240 6

Other multiple body parts

89

56,180 6,740 6,260 9,550 6,040 5,410 3,090 19,090 10

Whole body

891

430 70 50 60 70 30 - 130 7

Multiple body parts, n.e.c.

899

55,750 6,670 6,210 9,490 5,960 5,380 3,070 18,970 10

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

Notes: Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
Note: 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