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2015 Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Cases with days of job transfer or restriction

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Chart 1: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness case counts by case type, private industry, 1992 - 2015
YearNumber of days of job transfer or restriction cases in thousands (1)Number of days away from work cases in thousands (2)

1992

622.32331.1

1993

714.92252.5

1994

824.42236.6

1995

931.22040.9

1996

951.91880.6

1997

1032.81833.4

1998

1050.21730.5

1999

1040.31702.5

2000

1088.11664.0

2001

1021.51537.6

2002

1058.21436.2

2003

986.01315.9

2004

965.71259.3

2005

950.11234.7

2006

931.11183.5

2007

877.21158.9

2008

822.61078.1

2009

702.4965.0

2010

664.9933.2

2011

642.8918.2

2012

663.0918.7

2013

655.6917.1

2014

663.6916.4

2015

669.8902.2
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 2: Distribution of DART cases by DJTR and DAFW by industry, 2014 - 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Number of days of job transfer or restriction cases (2)Number of days away from work cases (3)

2014

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing3120004,5303,210

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing3120004,8002,800

2014

General merchandise stores45200036,56026,320

2015

General merchandise stores45200034,99025,600

2014

Couriers & messengers4920009,15012,730

2015

Couriers & messengers49200010,44013,080

2014

Waste management & remediation5620004,5408,650

2015

Waste management & remediation5620004,6807,600

2014

Hospitals62200039,36056,580

2015

Hospitals62200038,58053,250

2014

Accommodation72100017,81021,290

2015

Accommodation72100019,22022,510
Footnotes:

(1) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(2) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 3: Composition of DART incidence rates (1) by DJTR and DAFW by industry, 2014 - 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (2)Incidence rate of days of job transfer or restriction cases (3)Incidence rate of days away from work cases (4)

2014

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000231.6164.3

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000238.9139.3

2014

General merchandise stores452000161.2116.1

2015

General merchandise stores452000153.2112.1

2014

Couriers & messengers492000219.5305.2

2015

Couriers & messengers492000236.5296.3

2014

Waste management & remediation562000116.9222.6

2015

Waste management & remediation562000115186.7

2014

Hospitals622000103148.1

2015

Hospitals622000101139.5

2014

Accommodation721000121.3144.9

2015

Accommodation721000128.3150.2
Footnotes:

(1) Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

(2) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(3) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(4) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 4: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, beverage & tobacco product manufacturing industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years2960

2015

20 to 24 years10480

2015

25 to 34 years81,550

2015

35 to 44 years14980

2015

45 to 54 years141,060

2015

55 to 64 years13510

2015

65 years and older940

2015

Industry total124,800
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 5: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, general merchandise stores industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years102,060

2015

20 to 24 years135,590

2015

25 to 34 years156,760

2015

35 to 44 years225,610

2015

45 to 54 years207,110

2015

55 to 64 years245,770

2015

65 years and older251,750

2015

Industry total1734,990
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 6: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, couriers and messengers industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years12620

2015

20 to 24 years141,640

2015

25 to 34 years152,640

2015

35 to 44 years192,350

2015

45 to 54 years202,200

2015

55 to 64 years21910

2015

65 years and older1260

2015

Industry total1710,440
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 7: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, waste management and remediation services industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years570

2015

20 to 24 years14290

2015

25 to 34 years81,260

2015

35 to 44 years91,110

2015

45 to 54 years111,040

2015

55 to 64 years13630

2015

65 years and older6550

2015

Industry total94,680
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 8: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, hospitals industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years8160

2015

20 to 24 years122,960

2015

25 to 34 years148,770

2015

35 to 44 years158,630

2015

45 to 54 years179,370

2015

55 to 64 years177,420

2015

65 years and older19900

2015

Industry total1538,580
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 9: Median DJTR (1) and number of workers by age of worker, accommodation industry, 2015
YearAge groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

2015

16 to 19 years11330

2015

20 to 24 years81,970

2015

25 to 34 years133,800

2015

35 to 44 years143,970

2015

45 to 54 years144,410

2015

55 to 64 years153,390

2015

65 years and older20680

2015

Industry total1419,220
Footnotes:

(1) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 10: Injury and illness topology.
Each injury or illness is described from four viewpoints.

See the table below for a description of the following nonfatal work injury case (1): A nursing aide strains her back from overexertion while lifting a patient.
Nature of disabling condition Part of body affected Event or exposure Source of injury or illness
strains back overexertion while lifting patient

Footnotes:
(1) Case narratives are coded using the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) version 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 11: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Carpal tunnel syndrome930.9

2015

Fractures406

2015

Multiple injuries with fractures321.1

2015

Sprains, strains, tears14128.3

2015

Soreness, pain1220.9

2015

Heat (thermal) burns90.9

2015

Cuts, lacerations917.9

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures819.9

2015

Bruises, contusions629.7

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)62

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries59.8

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains15.4

2015

Industry total12238.9
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 12: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, general merchandise stores industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Tendonitis1590.3

2015

Carpal tunnel syndrome410.2

2015

Fractures405.5

2015

Sprains, strains, tears2282.9

2015

Soreness, pain2017

2015

Amputations170.1

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains150.5

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries151.1

2015

Bruises, contusions1416

2015

Heat (thermal) burns110.7

2015

Cuts, lacerations1016.4

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures1017.2

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)50.8

2015

Chemical burns and corrosions30.2

2015

Industry total17153.2
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 13: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, couriers and messengers industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction(2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Fractures3713.5

2015

Carpal tunnel syndrome301

2015

Tendonitis281.8

2015

Sprains, strains, tears18128.1

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains175.1

2015

Soreness, pain1526.1

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries158.7

2015

Bruises, contusions1122.9

2015

Cuts, lacerations118.9

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures1111.5

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)72.6

2015

Industry total17236.5
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 14: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, waste management & remediation services industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Fractures269.7

2015

Soreness, pain149.7

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains132

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries133.2

2015

Sprains, strains, tears954.3

2015

Chemical burns and corrosions90.8

2015

Cuts, lacerations812

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures813.6

2015

Bruises, contusions711.1

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)31.6

2015

Industry total9115
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 15: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, hospital industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Carpal tunnel syndrome480.2

2015

Tendonitis310.5

2015

Fractures302.2

2015

Soreness, pain1711.5

2015

Sprains, strains, tears1662.3

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains161.9

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries132.7

2015

Heat (thermal) burns110.6

2015

Bruises, contusions911.4

2015

Multiple injuries with fractures80

2015

Cuts, lacerations72.4

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)70.5

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures72.9

2015

Chemical burns and corrosions50.1

2015

Industry total15101
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 16: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by nature of injury or illness, accommodation industry, 2015
YearNature of injury or illness (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Carpal tunnel syndrome950.1

2015

Tendonitis370.2

2015

Fractures332.4

2015

Multiple injuries with sprains172.2

2015

Sprains, strains, tears1653.6

2015

Soreness, pain1424.3

2015

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)130.9

2015

Multiple traumatic injuries112.9

2015

Bruises, contusions1019

2015

Chemical burns and corrosions90.3

2015

Cuts, lacerations912.6

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures913.5

2015

Amputations50.1

2015

Heat (thermal) burns42.3

2015

Industry total14128.3
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Natures based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 17: Distribution of musculoskeletal disorders in DART cases by DJTR and DAFW by industry, 2014 - 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Number of days of job transfer or restriction cases (2)Number of days away from work cases (3)

2014

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing3120002,6601,480

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing3120002,2801,550

2014

General merchandise stores45200017,0009,400

2015

General merchandise stores45200015,0808,750

2014

Couriers & messengers4920004,4006,790

2015

Couriers & messengers4920005,1906,100

2014

Waste management & remediation5620001,7502,640

2015

Waste management & remediation5620001,7502,580

2014

Hospitals62200022,07025,340

2015

Hospitals62200020,85023,340

2014

Accommodation7210006,7606,340

2015

Accommodation7210007,6107,080
Footnotes:

(1) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(2) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 18: Incidence rate and number of sprains, strains and tears cases by DJTR and DAFW, 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DJTR128.34,800

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DAFW71.11,430

2015

General merchandise stores452000DJTR82.934,990

2015

General merchandise stores452000DAFW47.610,880

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DJTR128.110,440

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DAFW120.25,310

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DJTR54.34,680

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DAFW74.93,050

2015

Hospitals622000DJTR62.338,580

2015

Hospitals622000DAFW71.727,380

2015

Accommodation721000DJTR53.619,220

2015

Accommodation721000DAFW50.37,540
Footnotes:

(1) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(2) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 19: Incidence rate and number of bruises and contusions cases by DJTR and DAFW, 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DJTR29.7600

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DAFW11.1220

2015

General merchandise stores452000DJTR163650

2015

General merchandise stores452000DAFW13.43060

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DJTR22.91010

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DAFW26.11150

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DJTR11.1450

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DAFW11.4460

2015

Hospitals622000DJTR11.44350

2015

Hospitals622000DAFW16.96470

2015

Accommodation721000DJTR192840

2015

Accommodation721000DAFW13.42010
Footnotes:

(1) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(2) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 20: Incidence rate and number of soreness and pain cases by DJTR and DAFW, 2015
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DJTR20.9420

2015

Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing312000DAFW12.3250

2015

General merchandise stores452000DJTR173,890

2015

General merchandise stores452000DAFW13.33,030

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DJTR26.11,150

2015

Couriers & messengers492000DAFW41.41,830

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DJTR9.7390

2015

Waste management & remediation562000DAFW27.61,120

2015

Hospitals622000DJTR11.54,370

2015

Hospitals622000DAFW17.46,650

2015

Accommodation721000DJTR24.33,640

2015

Accommodation721000DAFW29.84,470
Footnotes:

(1) North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2012

(2) Days-of-job-transfer-or-restriction cases involve a temporary transfer to another job or restricted duty and no days away from work.

(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 21: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, beverage & tobacco product manufacturing industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks395.6

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction14114.5

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering1347.6

2015

Slips, trips without fall1211.5

2015

Fall to lower level123.4

2015

Caught in or compressed by objects or equipment1211.3

2015

Transportation incidents1011.8

2015

Struck by object or equipment1035

2015

Contact with object, equipment1069.8

2015

Struck against object or equipment820.7

2015

Falls, slips, trips739.5

2015

Fall on same level622.5

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments52.6

2015

Industry total12238.9
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 22: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, general merchandise stores industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks363.7

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering2730

2015

Fall to lower level264.1

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction2467.4

2015

Falls, slips, trips2230.6

2015

Slips, trips without fall214.2

2015

Fall on same level2122

2015

Transportation incidents180.8

2015

Intentional injury by other person150.7

2015

Caught in or compressed by objects or equipment134.5

2015

Struck by object or equipment1233.4

2015

Struck against object or equipment1210.4

2015

Contact with object, equipment1250

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments91.8

2015

Industry total17153.2
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 23: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, couriers and messengers industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks275.6

2015

Intentional injury by other person220.6

2015

Fall to lower level198.2

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction19121.9

2015

Slips, trips without fall1815.2

2015

Falls, slips, trips1844.8

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering1845.7

2015

Fall on same level1520.8

2015

Transportation incidents145.8

2015

Struck by object or equipment1434.7

2015

Struck against object or equipment1412.3

2015

Contact with object, equipment1457.7

2015

Caught in or compressed by objects or equipment139.5

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments32.1

2015

Industry total17236.5
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 24: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, waste management & remediation services industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1) Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks202.1

2015

Caught in or compressed by objects or equipment167.1

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering1416.4

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction1446.3

2015

Fall to lower level134

2015

Transportation incidents105.6

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments92

2015

Falls, slips, trips821.9

2015

Struck against object or equipment89.8

2015

Contact with object, equipment835.5

2015

Slips, trips without fall75.1

2015

Fall on same level712.2

2015

Struck by object or equipment616.9

2015

Industry total9115
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 25: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, hospital industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks302.8

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering1713.5

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction1755.6

2015

Fall on same level1615.3

2015

Fall to lower level161

2015

Falls, slips, trips1619.4

2015

Slips, trips without fall153

2015

Caught in or compressed by objects or equipment131.8

2015

Intentional injury by other person124.9

2015

Transportation incidents110.3

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments112.1

2015

Contact with object, equipment1013.3

2015

Struck by object or equipment97.9

2015

Struck against object or equipment93.3

2015

Industry total15101
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.



Chart 26: Median days and incidence rate for DJTR cases by event or exposure, accommodation industry, 2015
YearEvent or exposure (1)Median days of job transfer or restriction (2)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2015

Repetitive motion involving microtasks333.8

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction2152.5

2015

Overexertion in lifting or lowering1915

2015

Fall to lower level162.6

2015

Slips, trips without fall145.3

2015

Fall on same level1423.3

2015

Falls, slips, trips1431.3

2015

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment114

2015

Transportation incidents91.1

2015

Struck by object or equipment921.5

2015

Contact with object, equipment936.5

2015

Struck against object or equipment89.7

2015

Intentional injury by other person70.3

2015

Exposure to harmful substances or environments64.7

2015

Industry total14128.3
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.

 

Last Modified Date: October 20, 2017