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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Illinois
Characteristic 2022
Total fatal injuries Event or exposure(1)
and other
injuries by
persons or
Exposure to
substances or
with objects


177 26 75   23 30  

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

132 20 51   16 28  


45 6 24   7    



11   3        


166   72   21 28  


Under 16 years


16 to 17 years


18 to 19 years


20 to 24 years

10         1  

25 to 34 years

27 5 12     6  

35 to 44 years

31   13   4 7  

45 to 54 years

37 5 14     6  

55 to 64 years

36 5 12   8 7  

65 years and over

33 5 15   6    

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

121 13 53   15 24  

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

27 10          

Hispanic or Latino

25 3 11   5    

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)


Asian (non-Hispanic)


Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)


Multiple races (non-Hispanic)


Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)


Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations


Management occupations

19   9   1 3  

Business and financial operations occupations


Computer and mathematical occupations


Architecture and engineering occupations


Life, physical, and social science occupations


Community and social services occupations


Legal occupations


Educational instruction and library occupations


Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2   2        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations


Service occupations

26 6 11        

Healthcare support occupations


Protective service occupations

5 2 2        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

13 1 7        

Personal care and service occupations


Sales and office occupations

8 2          

Sales and related occupations

6 2          

Office and administrative support occupations


Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

43   12   14    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations


Construction and extraction occupations

27       14 5  

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13 3 6        

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

72 10          

Production occupations

16         6  

Transportation and material moving occupations

56 10 35   5    

Military occupations(6)


Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

161 23 69   21 26  

Goods producing


Natural resources and mining


Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting


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



27       13 7  


20 1 4   1 5  

Service providing(10)


Trade, transportation, and utilities

54 10       6  

Wholesale trade


Retail trade

9 3 4        

Transportation and warehousing

41 7 27     4  





Financial activities


Finance and insurance


Real estate and rental and leasing

3       1    

Professional and business services


Professional, scientific, and technical services


Management of companies and enterprises


Administrative and waste services

14 2 7        

Educational and health services


Educational services


Health care and social assistance


Leisure and hospitality

14 7          

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4   4        

Accommodation and food services

10 7          

Other services, except public administration

8   4        



Federal government


State government

7 2       3  

Local government

8   4        

(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation. Cases where employee status is unknown are included in the counts of wage and salary workers.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanics and Latinos. Cases where ethnicity is unknown are included in counts of non-Hispanic workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For complete information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page. Cases where occupation is unknown are included in the total.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For complete information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page. Cases where ownership is unknown are included in private industry counts. Cases where industry is unknown are included in the service sector counts.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system. Cases where ownership is unknown are included in private industry counts. Cases classified as foreign government and other government are included in all government counts, but not displayed separately.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(10) Cases where industry is unknown are included in the service sector counts.

Note: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. For complete information on how the data are coded and presented see our definitions page at Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state, New York City, District of Columbia, and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.