Table 1. Number, median days away from work, and incidence rate for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by ownership, industry, musculoskeletal disorders, and event or exposure, 2015


   TABLE 1. Number, median days away from work(1), and incidence rate(2) for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(3) by ownership,
   industry, musculoskeletal disorders(4), and event or exposure, 2015
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                                 |           |Median days|  skeletal |           |           |           |           |           |  Exposure |           |           |           
              Industry           |   Number  | away from | disorders | Incidence |           |           |   Over-   |           |     to    |           |           |  Violence 
                                 |           |    work   | (incidence|    rate   |  Contact  |   Falls,  |exertion in| Repetitive|  harmful  | Transpor- |   Fires   | and other 
                                 |           |           |   rate)   |           |    with   |   Slips,  |  lifting  |   motion  | substances|   tation  |    and    |injuries by
                                 |           |           |           |           |  objects  |   Trips   |  lowering |           |     or    | incidents | explosions| persons or
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |  environ- |           |           |   animal  
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |   ments   |           |           |           
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   Total private, state and local|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
    government...................| 1,153,490 |      8    |     32.2  |    104.0  |     24.3  |     27.9  |     10.2  |      2.2  |      4.7  |      5.7  |      0.2  |      6.8  
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Total private               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      industry(6)(7)(8)..........|   902,160 |      8    |     29.8  |     93.9  |     24.2  |     24.8  |      9.8  |      2.2  |      4.2  |      4.8  |       .1  |      4.0  
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      Total goods producing......|   226,320 |     10    |     33.1  |    112.1  |     39.2  |     26.8  |      9.9  |      4.0  |      5.2  |      3.6  |       .3  |      1.5  
        Natural resources and    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         mining(6)(7)............|    23,830 |      8    |     26.9  |    126.8  |     38.4  |     35.8  |      8.4  |      2.1  |      7.0  |      6.4  |       .8  |      8.1  
          Agriculture, forestry, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           fishing, and          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           hunting(6)............|    18,660 |      6    |     39.6  |    189.0  |     53.5  |     54.4  |     11.2  |      3.8  |     10.9  |     10.1  |       .9  |     15.0  
          Mining(7)..............|     5,160 |     29    |     12.9  |     57.9  |     21.7  |     15.2  |      5.3  |     -     |      2.5  |      2.3  |       .7  |       .5  
        Construction.............|    79,890 |     13    |     34.6  |    134.8  |     44.8  |     40.3  |     10.6  |      1.2  |      4.7  |      5.7  |       .2  |      1.3  
        Manufacturing............|   122,610 |      9    |     33.4  |     99.0  |     36.7  |     19.0  |      9.7  |      5.7  |      5.2  |      2.1  |       .2  |       .5  
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      Total service providing....|   675,840 |      8    |     28.9  |     89.1  |     20.1  |     24.3  |      9.8  |      1.7  |      3.9  |      5.2  |       .1  |      4.7  
        Trade, transportation and|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         utilities(8)............|   279,150 |     11    |     44.5  |    124.5  |     33.1  |     30.8  |     17.3  |      2.0  |      3.1  |      9.0  |       .2  |      1.6  
          Wholesale trade........|    60,340 |      9    |     38.4  |    106.5  |     31.8  |     24.1  |     14.7  |      1.9  |      2.6  |      6.8  |       .2  |       .8  
          Retail trade...........|   123,770 |      7    |     36.2  |    105.3  |     32.0  |     26.6  |     16.1  |      1.9  |      3.2  |      3.7  |       .1  |      1.7  
          Transportation and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           warehousing...........|    90,990 |     20    |     76.4  |    204.3  |     40.1  |     51.4  |     25.2  |      2.3  |      3.6  |     26.5  |       .1  |      2.6  
          Utilities..............|     4,060 |     19    |     27.7  |     73.4  |     12.3  |     22.0  |      5.1  |      3.0  |      2.1  |      5.3  |      1.4  |      1.1  
        Information..............|    14,050 |     18    |     21.3  |     56.3  |      9.1  |     15.7  |      3.0  |      2.0  |      1.8  |      4.9  |     -     |      1.2  
        Financial activities.....|    30,110 |      7    |     11.7  |     41.3  |      7.5  |     15.3  |      4.8  |      2.3  |      1.5  |      3.0  |     -     |      1.1  
          Real estate and rental |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           and leasing...........|    20,630 |      7    |     34.5  |    111.0  |     26.8  |     31.5  |     17.0  |      2.1  |      4.4  |      8.3  |     -     |      3.0  
        Professional and business|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|    67,320 |      7    |     11.3  |     44.5  |      9.4  |     14.6  |      3.6  |      1.0  |      1.7  |      3.6  |     -     |      2.8  
          Professional,          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           scientific, and       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           technical services....|    18,030 |      5    |      5.6  |     22.8  |      3.4  |      7.1  |      1.6  |       .5  |      1.1  |      1.4  |     -     |      3.2  
          Management of companies|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           and enterprises.......|     5,700 |      8    |      7.0  |     26.6  |      5.1  |     11.2  |      2.5  |       .7  |      1.1  |      1.3  |     -     |       .2  
          Administrative and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           support and waste     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           management and        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           remediation services..|    43,590 |      9    |     21.9  |     85.7  |     20.6  |     27.5  |      7.1  |      2.0  |      3.0  |      7.8  |       .1  |      3.1  
        Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|   168,940 |      6    |     39.3  |    106.8  |     13.4  |     29.2  |     10.9  |      1.7  |      4.8  |      4.2  |       .1  |     13.7  
          Educational services...|    10,530 |      5    |     12.8  |     56.3  |     10.5  |     18.8  |      3.4  |       .9  |      1.3  |      1.4  |     -     |     10.8  
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
          Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           assistance............|   158,410 |      6    |     42.9  |    113.6  |     13.8  |     30.6  |     11.9  |      1.8  |      5.2  |      4.6  |       .1  |     14.0  
        Leisure and hospitality..|    92,670 |      6    |     20.3  |     96.2  |     29.7  |     27.6  |      6.9  |      1.8  |     10.5  |      2.0  |       .1  |      3.7  
          Arts, entertainment,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           and recreation........|    14,110 |      6    |     28.8  |    105.8  |     24.6  |     30.9  |      8.5  |      2.5  |      6.4  |      2.8  |       .1  |      8.4  
          Accommodation and food |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           services..............|    78,560 |      6    |     19.0  |     94.7  |     30.5  |     27.1  |      6.7  |      1.6  |     11.1  |      1.8  |       .1  |      2.9  
        Other services...........|    23,600 |      6    |     22.0  |     75.9  |     21.9  |     17.9  |      6.5  |      1.7  |      3.4  |      4.9  |       .3  |      4.6  
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     Total state                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      government(6)(7)(8)........|    59,590 |     11    |     41.0  |    149.2  |     17.8  |     38.3  |      8.4  |      2.3  |      6.5  |     10.8  |       .1  |     31.2  
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      Total service providing....|    57,960 |     11    |     40.5  |    147.8  |     17.3  |     37.9  |      8.2  |      2.3  |      6.4  |     10.4  |       .1  |     31.7  
        Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|    25,980 |     10    |     36.8  |    127.2  |     14.4  |     30.5  |      9.1  |      1.8  |      3.4  |      4.3  |     -     |     35.6  
          Educational services...|     7,520 |     10    |     17.3  |     50.5  |      7.1  |     18.6  |      5.4  |      1.2  |      2.5  |      1.6  |     -     |      1.4  
          Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           assistance............|    18,460 |     10    |     89.4  |    334.4  |     34.0  |     62.5  |     19.2  |      3.5  |      5.9  |     11.7  |     -     |    127.7  
        Public administration....|    27,500 |     12    |     40.7  |    157.5  |     17.1  |     45.5  |      6.5  |      2.6  |      9.6  |     10.3  |       .2  |     29.0  
          Justice, public order, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           and safety activities |    18,620 |     13    |     67.2  |    261.6  |     26.2  |     67.3  |     10.5  |      2.5  |     11.4  |     13.6  |     -     |     66.6  
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     Total local                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      government(6)(7)(8)........|   191,750 |      9    |     50.2  |    177.5  |     28.4  |     51.1  |     14.4  |      2.1  |      8.2  |     11.6  |       .5  |     23.0  
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      Total goods producing......|     3,250 |     20    |    112.7  |    320.9  |     69.1  |    102.8  |     35.9  |      5.8  |      5.6  |     24.9  |     -     |     -     
        Construction.............|     3,250 |     20    |    113.2  |    322.0  |     69.2  |    103.0  |     36.0  |      5.8  |      5.6  |     25.0  |     -     |     -     
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      Total service providing....|   188,490 |      9    |     49.6  |    176.1  |     28.0  |     50.6  |     14.1  |      2.1  |      8.2  |     11.5  |       .5  |     23.2  
        Trade, transportation and|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         utilities(8)............|    14,920 |     17    |    123.5  |    315.2  |     49.6  |     55.1  |     26.3  |      8.9  |     13.9  |     44.3  |     -     |     24.6  
          Transportation and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           warehousing...........|     9,790 |     19    |    148.0  |    391.0  |     60.1  |     48.9  |     15.0  |      9.1  |     12.9  |     80.2  |     -     |     35.1  
          Utilities..............|     5,130 |     10    |     96.8  |    232.1  |     38.0  |     62.8  |     39.3  |      8.8  |     15.1  |      4.1  |     -     |     12.8  
        Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|    80,810 |      8    |     34.2  |    124.7  |     21.2  |     43.1  |     10.7  |      1.1  |      4.6  |      3.4  |     -     |     15.4  
          Educational services...|    69,800 |      8    |     31.0  |    121.7  |     21.7  |     43.8  |     10.1  |       .9  |      4.2  |      3.5  |     -     |     14.8  
          Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           assistance............|    11,010 |      7    |     58.8  |    148.5  |     16.7  |     37.3  |     15.9  |      2.7  |      7.4  |      2.7  |     -     |     20.1  
        Public administration....|    84,380 |      9    |     66.8  |    248.2  |     34.7  |     63.6  |     17.5  |      2.8  |     13.7  |     20.3  |      1.4  |     39.4  
          Justice, public order, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           and safety activities |    38,200 |     10    |    103.6  |    414.0  |     56.2  |     93.6  |     20.8  |      2.4  |     26.1  |     31.6  |      2.1  |     85.2  
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     1 Median days away from work is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of absences from work among the cases with days away from work. Half the cases involved
   more days and half involved fewer days than a specified median. Median days away from work are represented in actual values.
     2 The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers and were calculated as (N/EH) x 20,000,000, where
        N = number of injuries and illnesses
        EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year
        20,000,000 = base for 10,000 equivalent full-time workers
        (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).
     3 Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
     4 Musculoskeletal disorders include cases in which the nature of the injury or illness is pinched nerve; herniated disc; meniscus tear; sprains, strains, tears; hernia
   (traumatic and nontraumatic); pain, swelling, and numbness; carpal or tarsal tunnel syndrome; Raynaud's syndrome or phenomenon; musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
   diseases and disorders, and when the event or exposure leading to the injury or illness is overexertion and bodily reaction, unspecified; overexertion involving outside
   sources; repetitive motion involving microtasks; other and multiple exertions or bodily reactions; and rubbed, abraded, or jarred by vibration.
     5 Data shown in columns correspond to Event codes based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
     6 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
     7 Data for Mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System United States, 2012) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health
   Administration rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction and related support activities. Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining are
   provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining
   industries. These data do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirements effective January 1, 2002;
   therefore, estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other industries.
     8 Data for employers in rail transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.  
     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.

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