Fatal occupational injuries in Arkansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected
characteristics
2008
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

85 13 5 10 40 5 12
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

74 9 4 10 35 5 11

Self Employed (3)

11 4     5    
 

Sex

 

Men

77 12 5 10 36 5 9

Women

8       4   3
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

3       3    

25-34

21 3   6 5   3

35-44

16 3     7   3

45-54

18 4     9   3

55-64

15       10    

65 and older

9 3     4    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

67 10 4 7 33 3 10

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

9       4    

Hispanic or Latino

9       3    

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

             

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Arkansas
Event or exposure (1) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

85 74 11 77 8
 

Contact with objects and equipment

13 9 4 12  

Struck by object

8 6   7  

Struck by falling object

6 4   6  

Caught in equipment or object

         

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

5 4   5  

Fall to lower level

5 4   5  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

10 10   10  

Contact with electric current

4 4   4  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

40 35 5 36 4

Highway transportation incident

28 25 3 24 4

Collision between vehicles

13 13   10 3

Non-collision highway incident

8 7   8  

Non-highway transportation incident

3 3   3  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

4 3   4  

Aircraft incident

5 4   5  

Fires and explosions

5 5   5  

Assaults and violent acts

12 11   9 3

Homicides

10 9   7 3

Homicides - shooting

9 8   6 3

Self-inflicted injuries

         

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected industries (1) 2008
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

85 13 5 10 40 5 12
 

Private industry

77 12 5 9 34 5 12

Goods Producing

31 6 5 7 8    

Natural resources and mining

10       5    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

8       3    

Mining

             

Construction

15   4 5      

Manufacturing

6            

Service providing

46 6     26 3 9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 3     17   5

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

7           4

Transportation and warehousing

15       14    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3       3    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3       3    

Professional and business services

9       5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4       3    

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

5            

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

3            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

3            

Other services

4            

Government (3)

8       6    

Federal

             

State

4       4    

Local

4            

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected occupations (1) 2008
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

85 13 5 10 40 5 12
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

10       6    

Management occupations

5            

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

3       3    

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

12 4     7    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

5       3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6 3     3    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

6           6

Sales and related occupations

4           4

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

26   4 9 7 3  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3            

Construction and extraction occupations

13   4 5 3    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10     4   3  

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

31 6     20    

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

26 5     20    

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.