Fatal occupational injuries in Illinois

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Illinois
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

206 39 31 15 73 7 40
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

151 33 21 12 53 6 25

Self Employed (3)

55 6 10 3 20   15
 

Sex

 

Men

190 38 30 11 68 7 36

Women

16     4 5   4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

8 3         3

25-34

31 6     15 3 5

35-44

34 4 5 5 9   9

45-54

67 12 9 7 19   18

55-64

37 8 9   13   4

65 and older

27 4 7   15    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

156 32 20 6 65 6 26

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

21     5 4   10

Hispanic or Latino

25 6 9 4 3   3

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

4            

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, Illinois
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

206 151 55 190 16
 

Contact with objects and equipment

39 33 6 38  

Struck by object

15 11 4 14  

Struck by falling object

6 6   5  

Caught in equipment or object

16 15   16  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 5   6  

Falls

31 21 10 30  

Fall to lower level

23 16 7 23  

Fall from ladder

9 6 3 9  

Fall from roof

4 3   4  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

15 12 3 11 4

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

10 7 3 6 4

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

73 53 20 68 5

Highway transportation incident

39 34 5 37  

Collision between vehicles

26 24   24  

Non-collision highway incident

7 5   7  

Non-highway transportation incident

13 4 9 12  

Overturned, non-highway

8 3 5 7  

Struck by vehicle

11 9   10  

Aircraft incident

5     5  

Fires and explosions

7 6   7  

Assaults and violent acts

40 25 15 36 4

Homicides

26 16 10 23 3

Homicides - shooting

16 10 6 14  

Self-inflicted injuries

14 9 5 13  

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, Illinois
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

206 39 31 15 73 7 40
 

Private industry

183 38 30 14 64 4 32

Goods Producing

70 18 15 4 29   4

Natural resources and mining

21 6     14    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

20 6     13    

Mining

             

Construction

27 6 8 3 8    

Manufacturing

22 6 6   7    

Service providing

113 20 15 10 35 4 28

Trade, transportation, and utilities

60 15 7   19 3 14

Wholesale trade

10 6          

Retail trade

14   3       7

Transportation and warehousing

34 6 4   16   5

Utilities

             

Information

3       3    

Financial activities

4            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

4            

Professional and business services

15 3   3 5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

11 3   3 3    

Education and health services

11     4 3    

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

9     4      

Leisure and hospitality

11   4       5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4            

Accommodation and food services

7   3       4

Other services

9           4

Government (3)

23       9   8

Federal

             

State

3            

Local

19       6   7

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, Illinois
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

206 39 31 15 73 7 40
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

51 7 8 3 21   12

Management occupations

36 6 7   15   7

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

3            

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

36 3 6 6 8   9

Healthcare support occupations

4            

Protective service occupations

15       5   5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4   3        

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

11 3   3      

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

20 3     5   10

Sales and related occupations

16       3   9

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

33 8 7 4 10    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5       3    

Construction and extraction occupations

20 3 7 3 6    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 3          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

66 18 8   29   7

Production occupations

8 4          

Transportation and material moving occupations

58 14 6   28   7

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.