Fatal occupational injuries in Missouri

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Missouri
Selected
characteristics
2009
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

142 27 20 10 59   24
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

65 8 15 4 28   10

Self Employed (3)

77 19 5 6 31   14
 

Sex

 

Men

131 26 20 8 53   23

Women

11       6    
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

7            

25-34

22 5 3 3 7   4

35-44

21   3 3 8   5

45-54

32 7 4   16   4

55-64

33 7 6   14   4

65 and older

25 5 4   11   4
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

124 25 19 9 54   15

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7       3   3

Hispanic or Latino

6           3

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

5            

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, Missouri
Event or exposure (1) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

142 65 77 131 11
 

Contact with objects and equipment

27 8 19 26  

Struck by object

13 4 9 12  

Struck by falling object

8   6 8  

Caught in equipment or object

12 4 8 12  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

7   5 7  

Falls

20 15 5 20  

Fall to lower level

17 13 4 17  

Fall from ladder

3     3  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

3     3  

Harmful substances or environments

10 4 6 8  

Contact with electric current

5   3 5  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3        

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

59 28 31 53 6

Highway transportation incident

26 17 9 23 3

Collision between vehicles

8 6   7  

Non-collision highway incident

10 7 3 9  

Non-highway transportation incident

21   19 21  

Overturned, non-highway

15   15 15  

Struck by vehicle

8 7   6  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

24 10 14 23  

Homicides

15 8 7 14  

Homicides - shooting

14 8 6 13  

Self-inflicted injuries

7   5 7  

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, Missouri
Selected industries (1) 2009
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

142 27 20 10 59   24
 

Private industry

136 27 18 9 56   24

Goods Producing

87 24 14 7 38    

Natural resources and mining

46 18     23    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

45 17     23    

Mining

             

Construction

37 4 13 5 13    

Manufacturing

4            

Service providing

49 3 4   18   21

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20   4   7   8

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

11       3   6

Transportation and warehousing

6       3    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

5           4

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3           3

Professional and business services

6       4    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

4       3    

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

3            

Leisure and hospitality

8       4   3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4       3    

Accommodation and food services

4           3

Other services

7           4

Government (3)

6       3    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

3            

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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, Missouri
Selected occupations (1) 2009
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

142 27 20 10 59   24
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

48 16   3 25    

Management occupations

43 15     22    

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

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

14       6   6

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4       3    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

18   4       11

Sales and related occupations

14   3       10

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

44 8 12 5 14   4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5            

Construction and extraction occupations

30 4 10 4 10    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18 3     12    

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

16       12    

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.