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2016 Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Cases with days of job transfer or restriction

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Chart 1: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases counts by case type, private industry, 1992–2016
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

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

2016

655.6892.3
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2014–2016
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Number of days of job transfer or restriction cases (2)Number of days away from work cases (3)

2014

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120004,5303,210

2015

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120004,8002,800

2016

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120004,2802,690

2014

General merchandise stores45200036,56026,320

2015

General merchandise stores45200034,99025,600

2016

General merchandise stores45200036,01025,340

2014

Couriers and messengers4920009,15012,730

2015

Couriers and messengers49200010,44013,080

2016

Couriers and messengers49200012,40013,070

2014

Waste management and remediation5620004,5408,650

2015

Waste management and remediation5620004,6807,600

2016

Waste management and remediation5620003,9506,710

2014

Hospitals62200039,36056,580

2015

Hospitals62200038,58053,250

2016

Hospitals62200038,86052,190

2014

Accommodation72100017,81021,290

2015

Accommodation72100019,22022,510

2016

Accommodation72100017,42019,200
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2014–2016
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 and tobacco product manufacturing312000231.6164.3

2015

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing312000238.9139.3

2016

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing312000196.6123.6

2014

General merchandise stores452000161.2116.1

2015

General merchandise stores452000153.2112.1

2016

General merchandise stores452000158.4111.4

2014

Couriers and messengers492000219.5305.2

2015

Couriers and messengers492000236.5296.3

2016

Couriers and messengers492000267.1281.6

2014

Waste management and remediation562000116.9222.6

2015

Waste management and remediation562000115.0186.7

2016

Waste management and remediation56200097.9166.2

2014

Hospitals622000103.0148.1

2015

Hospitals622000101.0139.5

2016

Hospitals622000100.0134.3

2014

Accommodation721000121.3144.9

2015

Accommodation721000128.3150.2

2016

Accommodation721000114.9126.5
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 cases by age of worker, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing industry, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of cases

16 to 19 years

1050

20 to 24 years

16510

25 to 34 years

131,480

35 to 44 years

16940

45 to 54 years

11500

55 to 64 years

18390

65 years and older

930
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 cases by age of worker, general merchandise stores industry, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of cases

16 to 19 years

111,970

20 to 24 years

135,260

25 to 34 years

167,410

35 to 44 years

236,140

45 to 54 years

226,990

55 to 64 years

285,720

65 years and older

192,040
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

16 to 19 years

13650

20 to 24 years

141,860

25 to 34 years

173,690

35 to 44 years

202,430

45 to 54 years

142,480

55 to 64 years

171,210

65 years and older

2180
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

16 to 19 years

540

20 to 24 years

10290

25 to 34 years

13920

35 to 44 years

13800

45 to 54 years

101,300

55 to 64 years

14430

65 years and older

1850
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

16 to 19 years

14210

20 to 24 years

122,840

25 to 34 years

148,860

35 to 44 years

158,760

45 to 54 years

169,330

55 to 64 years

167,420

65 years and older

141,020
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Age groupMedian days of job transfer or restriction (2)Number of workers

16 to 19 years

9420

20 to 24 years

131,720

25 to 34 years

103,470

35 to 44 years

133,250

45 to 54 years

144,110

55 to 64 years

153,340

65 years and older

15680
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Tendonitis

621.2

Fractures

424.3

Sprains, Strains, Tears

16111.9

Soreness, Pain

1316.5

Chemical Burns and corrosions

120.9

With Sprains

123.2

Multiple traumatic injuries

123.3

Bruises, contusions

1115.7

Heat (thermal) burns

102.8

Cuts, lacerations

916.3

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

817.0
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Amputations

860.1

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

310.2

Fractures

286.5

Sprains, strains, tears

2284.9

Tendonitis

210.1

Soreness, pain

1818.4

Bruise, contusions

1516.7

With sprains

140.5

Multiple traumatic injuries

140.8

Cuts, lacerations

1016.4

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

1017.2

Heat (thermal) burns

90.7

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)

90.8

Chemical burns and corrosions

50.1
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Fractures

3611.9

With fractures

270.5

With sprains

245.3

Tendonitis

232.2

Multiple traumatic injuries

208.0

Sprains, strains, tears

18137.2

Soreness, pain

1540.0

Bruise, contusions

1127.9

Cuts, lacerations

1011.3

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

915.4

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)

64.0
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 and remediation services industry, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Fractures

514.7

Sprains, strains, tears

1356.4

Heat (thermal) burns

110.9

Soreness, pain

910.0

Cuts, lacerations

910.1

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

910.5

Bruises, contusions

77.5

With sprains

71.1

Multiple traumatic injuries

71.2
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

800.2

Fractures

461.8

With fractures

210.1

Soreness, pain

1811.1

Tendonitis

170.6

Sprains, strains, tears

1663.6

Multiple traumatic injuries

112.5

With sprains

102.0

Bruises, contusions

911.2

Heat (thermal) burns

90.7

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)

80.3

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

82.8

Cuts, lacerations

72.5

Chemical burns and corrosions

30.0
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Nature (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

With fractures

600.4

Carpal tunnel syndrome

450.2

Tendonitis

310.6

Fractures

272.3

Sprains, strains, tears

1748.8

Multiple traumatic injuries

143.5

With sprains

132.2

Bruises, contusions

1216.7

Chemical burns and corrosions

120.2

Soreness, pain

1119.4

Cuts, lacerations

911.3

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

912.2

Amputations

70.1

Heat (themal) burns

72.6

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)

30.9
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2014–2016
YearIndustry NAICS code (1)Number of days of job transfer or restriction cases (2)Number of days away from work cases (3)

2014

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120002,6601,480

2015

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120002,2801,550

2016

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing3120002,2501,100

2014

General merchandise stores45200017,0009,400

2015

General merchandise stores45200015,0808,750

2016

General merchandise stores45200015,7608,640

2014

Couriers and messengers4920004,4006,790

2015

Couriers and messengers4920005,1906,100

2016

Couriers and messengers4920006,4805,890

2014

Waste management and remediation5620001,7502,640

2015

Waste management and remediation5620001,7502,580

2016

Waste management and remediation5620001,7401,610

2014

Hospitals62200022,07025,340

2015

Hospitals62200020,85023,340

2016

Hospitals62200021,67023,510

2014

Accommodation7210006,7606,340

2015

Accommodation7210007,6107,080

2016

Accommodation7210006,5506,090
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 by DJTR and DAFW, 2016
Industry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DJTR111.92,430

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DAFW59.01,280

General merchandise stores

452000DJTR84.919,290

General merchandise stores

452000DAFW47.110,710

Couriers and messengers

492000DJTR137.26,370

Couriers and messengers

492000DAFW120.15,580

Waste management and remediation

562000DJTR56.42,280

Waste management and remediation

562000DAFW62.72,530

Hospitals

622000DJTR63.624,710

Hospitals

622000DAFW67.626,290

Accommodation

721000DJTR48.87,410

Accommodation

721000DAFW43.96,650
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 by DJTR and DAFW, 2016
Industry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DJTR15.7340

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DAFW9.6210

General merchandise stores

452000DJTR16.73790

General merchandise stores

452000DAFW12.32800

Couriers and messengers

492000DJTR27.91290

Couriers and messengers

492000DAFW24.51140

Waste management and remediation

562000DJTR7.5300

Waste management and remediation

562000DAFW9.1370

Hospitals

622000DJTR11.24340

Hospitals

622000DAFW15.96190

Accommodation

721000DJTR16.72540

Accommodation

721000DAFW15.32020
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 by DJTR and DAFW, 2016
Industry NAICS code (1)Case type (2) , (3)Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DJTR16.5360

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312000DAFW10.5230

General merchandise stores

452000DJTR18.44,170

General merchandise stores

452000DAFW13.73,110

Couriers and messengers

492000DJTR40.01,850

Couriers and messengers

492000DAFW45.82,130

Waste management and remediation

562000DJTR10.0400

Waste management and remediation

562000DAFW28.51,150

Hospitals

622000DJTR11.14,310

Hospitals

622000DAFW18.87,290

Accommodation

721000DJTR19.42,950

Accommodation

721000DAFW26.33,990
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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 and tobacco product manufacturing industry, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Repetitive Motion involving microtasks

717.6

Slips, trips without fall

277.6

Fall on same level

1810.7

Falls, slips, trips

1722.3

Overexertion and bodily reaction

17107.1

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

1639.3

Transportation incidents

134.8

Fall to lower level

133.2

Struck by object or equipment

1027.9

Contact with object, equipment

1056.8

Exposure to harmful substances

94.3

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment

817.4

Struct against object or equipment

78.6
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Repetitive motion involving microtasks

363.1

Fall to lower level

244.2

Fall on same level

2322.9

Falls, slips, trips

2331.9

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

2330.8

Overexertion and bodily reaction

2370.8

Slios, trips without fall

204.3

Transportation incidents

191.0

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment

155.0

Struck by object or equipment

1334.3

Struck against object or equipment

129.2

Contact with object, equipment

1250.5

Intentional injury by other person

100.6

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

81.8
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Repetitive motion involving microtasks

224.9

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

2159.5

Overexertion and bodily reaction

19144.3

Slips, trips without fall

1810.9

Fall on same level

1822.9

Falls, slips, trips

1843.2

Transportation incidents

145.7

Fall to lower level

148.1

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment

1410.0

Intentional injury by other person

130.4

Struck against object or equipment

1312.4

Contact with object, equipment

1363.2

Struck by object or equipment

1238.9

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

62.5
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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 and remediation services industry, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

332.7

Transportation incidents

155.3

Slips, trips without fall

146.1

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

1414.4

Overexertion and bodily reaction

1443.1

Caught in or compressed by object or equipmet

136.3

Struck against object or equipment

112.9

Repetitive motion involving microtasks

101.3

Fall on same level

910.2

Falls, slips, trips

920.2

Struck by object or equipment

913.9

Contact with object, equipment

924.0

Fall to lower level

73.5
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Repetitive motion involving microtasks

292.8

Overexertion and bodily reaction

1756.4

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

1614.1

Fall on same level

1513.3

Slips, trips without fall

142.6

Fall to lower level

141.4

Falls, slips, trips

1417.5

Intentional injury by other person

125.1

Transportation incidents

120.4

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

112.0

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment

112.2

Struck by object or equipment

107.2

Contact with object, equipment

1012.9

Struck against object or equipment

93.1
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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, 2016
Event (1)Median Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (2)Rate per 10,000 full-time workers

Intentional injury by other person

970.7

Repetitive motion involving microtasks

242.9

Slips, trips without fall

155.0

Overexertion in lifting or lowering

1514.0

Overexertion and bodily reaction

1544.0

Fall on same level

1421.4

Fall to lower level

142.9

Falls, slips, trips

1429.8

Struck against object or equipment

138.6

Transportation incidents

101.2

Struck by object or equipment

1020.3

Caught in or compressed by object or equipment

103.0

Contact with object, equipment

1033.0

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

74.2
Footnotes:

(1) Data shown in columns correspond to Events 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.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 13, 2019