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, 2012


     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, 2012
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                                   |           |Median days| Incidence |           |           |           |           |           |           |  Exposure |           |           |           
                Industry           |   Number  | away from |    rate   |           |    Fall   |    Fall   |   Slips   |   Over-   |           |     to    |           |           |  Violence 
                                   |           |    work   |           |  Contact  |     to    |     on    |     or    |exertion in| Repetitive|  harmful  | Transpor- |   Fires   | and other 
                                   |           |           |           |    with   |   lower   |    same   |   trips   |lifting/lo-|   motion  | substances| tation in-|    and    |injuries by
                                   |           |           |           |  objects  |   level   |   level   |  without  |   wering  |           |     or    |  cidents  | explosions| persons or
                                   |           |           |           |           |           |           |    fall   |           |           |  environ- |           |           |   animal  
                                   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |   ments   |           |           |           
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     Total private, State and local|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      government...................| 1,153,980 |      9    |   112.4   |     25.5  |      5.4  |     16.8  |      4.7  |     12.4  |      3.0  |      5.0  |      5.7  |      0.2  |      7.2  
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       Total private               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
        industry(5)(6)(7)..........|   905,690 |      8    |   102.3   |     25.7  |      5.2  |     14.8  |      4.1  |     12.0  |      2.9  |      4.5  |      4.7  |       .2  |      4.0  
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        Total goods producing......|   222,050 |     10    |   119.7   |     42.9  |      8.4  |     11.6  |      4.3  |     12.2  |      4.8  |      5.5  |      3.3  |       .3  |      1.4  
          Natural resources and    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           mining(5)(6)............|    25,040 |     10    |   142.8   |     48.6  |      9.2  |     17.8  |      6.1  |      9.9  |      1.5  |      6.9  |      8.1  |       .3  |      9.0  
            Agriculture, forestry, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             fishing, and          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             hunting(5)............|    17,620 |      7    |   195.0   |     62.7  |     13.8  |     26.8  |      9.0  |     10.9  |      2.9  |      9.5  |     13.0  |     -     |     17.2  
            Mining(6)..............|     7,420 |     21    |    87.3   |     33.7  |      4.3  |      8.3  |      3.1  |      8.8  |     -     |      4.2  |      2.9  |       .4  |       .3  
          Construction.............|    71,730 |     11    |   143.4   |     48.7  |     17.7  |     12.3  |      5.7  |     15.1  |      1.2  |      5.1  |      5.0  |       .5  |      1.0  
          Manufacturing............|   125,280 |      9    |   106.2   |     39.5  |      4.4  |     10.4  |      3.4  |     11.3  |      6.8  |      5.4  |      1.9  |       .2  |       .4  
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        Total service providing....|   683,640 |      8    |    97.7   |     21.2  |      4.4  |     15.7  |      4.0  |     12.0  |      2.4  |      4.2  |      5.0  |       .2  |      4.7  
          Trade, transportation and|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           utilities(7)............|   277,520 |     11    |   132.1   |     33.1  |      7.1  |     16.4  |      5.3  |     20.6  |      3.1  |      3.9  |      8.8  |       .3  |      1.7  
            Wholesale trade........|    58,330 |     10    |   107.7   |     27.3  |      6.4  |     10.3  |      4.1  |     17.6  |      2.6  |      3.5  |      7.8  |       .2  |       .8  
            Retail trade...........|   125,650 |      7    |   113.7   |     32.1  |      5.3  |     17.4  |      4.2  |     19.7  |      3.4  |      3.5  |      3.5  |       .3  |      1.9  
            Transportation and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             warehousing...........|    89,260 |     20    |   222.9   |     46.0  |     13.4  |     23.0  |     10.1  |     29.2  |      3.0  |      5.4  |     25.6  |       .2  |      2.6  
            Utilities..............|     4,280 |     13    |    79.2   |     15.1  |      4.5  |      7.8  |      6.4  |      6.2  |      2.5  |      5.3  |      5.2  |       .4  |      1.1  
          Information..............|    15,350 |     13    |    63.2   |     10.6  |      3.7  |     10.5  |      4.2  |      7.1  |      2.4  |      2.1  |      4.0  |     -     |      1.6  
          Financial activities.....|    25,790 |      7    |    38.2   |      7.7  |      2.2  |      6.0  |      2.2  |      5.2  |      1.8  |      1.6  |      2.0  |     -     |      1.2  
            Real estate and rental |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             and leasing...........|    17,220 |      6    |   102.6   |     22.0  |      5.9  |      9.5  |      6.9  |     17.8  |      1.0  |      3.8  |      5.8  |     -     |      3.5  
          Professional and business|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           services................|    70,330 |      8    |    52.0   |     12.1  |      3.5  |      8.5  |      1.9  |      4.7  |      1.5  |      2.3  |      3.4  |       .1  |      3.2  
            Professional,          |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             scientific, and       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             technical services....|    15,060 |      5    |    21.2   |      3.7  |       .7  |      4.0  |       .9  |      1.9  |       .8  |      1.0  |      1.1  |     -     |      3.8  
            Management of companies|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             and enterprises.......|     5,460 |      8    |    29.5   |      5.1  |      1.8  |      6.4  |       .8  |      3.8  |      1.1  |      1.2  |      1.3  |     -     |       .8  
            Administrative and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             support and waste     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             management and        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             remediation services..|    49,820 |     10    |   109.3   |     28.1  |      8.5  |     16.4  |      4.0  |      9.4  |      2.6  |      4.7  |      7.8  |       .1  |      3.3  
          Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           services................|   178,330 |      6    |   121.8   |     14.6  |      2.7  |     23.3  |      4.5  |     13.1  |      2.7  |      4.5  |      4.6  |     -     |     14.1  
            Educational services...|     9,970 |      5    |    55.5   |      9.2  |      2.8  |     14.0  |      2.6  |      4.0  |      1.2  |      1.9  |      2.4  |     -     |      6.8  
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            Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             assistance............|   168,360 |      6    |   131.1   |     15.3  |      2.7  |     24.5  |      4.8  |     14.4  |      2.9  |      4.8  |      4.9  |     -     |     15.1  
          Leisure and hospitality..|    89,480 |      6    |   103.1   |     29.7  |      3.8  |     21.8  |      4.6  |      8.5  |      2.0  |      9.6  |      2.3  |       .2  |      2.6  
            Arts, entertainment,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             and recreation........|    15,480 |      7    |   127.4   |     29.7  |      9.6  |     20.8  |      5.3  |      9.1  |      2.7  |      5.2  |      3.9  |       .4  |      7.6  
            Accommodation and food |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             services..............|    74,010 |      6    |    99.1   |     29.7  |      2.9  |     21.9  |      4.4  |      8.4  |      1.9  |     10.3  |      2.0  |       .2  |      1.8  
          Other services...........|    26,820 |      6    |    92.2   |     25.7  |      4.3  |     14.6  |      4.7  |      6.9  |      2.3  |      5.3  |      3.6  |      1.4  |      2.9  
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       Total State                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
        government(5)(6)(7)........|    66,950 |     10    |   167.7   |     20.9  |      6.1  |     24.5  |      8.9  |     12.3  |      4.3  |      6.0  |      9.2  |       .2  |     35.8  
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        Total goods producing......|     1,270 |     11    |   173.2   |     29.9  |     10.5  |     21.8  |      5.8  |     10.9  |     -     |      4.8  |     12.2  |     -     |      2.5  
          Construction.............|     1,250 |     11    |   175.9   |     30.1  |     10.9  |     22.3  |      6.1  |     11.1  |     -     |      4.9  |     12.5  |     -     |     -     
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        Total service providing....|    65,680 |     10    |   167.6   |     20.7  |      6.0  |     24.6  |      9.0  |     12.3  |      4.3  |      6.0  |      9.2  |       .2  |     36.4  
          Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           services................|    29,270 |      8    |   144.1   |     16.5  |      4.8  |     22.2  |      7.2  |     11.9  |      2.2  |      3.6  |      3.5  |       .1  |     42.4  
            Educational services...|     8,980 |      7    |    60.8   |     11.2  |      3.7  |     13.1  |      3.5  |      7.0  |      1.5  |      2.3  |      2.0  |       .1  |      3.2  
            Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             assistance............|    20,290 |      9    |   366.5   |     30.8  |      7.7  |     46.5  |     17.0  |     24.9  |      4.0  |      7.0  |      7.6  |     -     |    147.1  
          Public administration....|    31,160 |     13    |   178.1   |     21.8  |      6.7  |     26.8  |     10.4  |     11.1  |      6.6  |      7.3  |     11.0  |       .3  |     30.0  
            Justice, public order, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             and safety activities |    20,420 |     14    |   286.1   |     32.8  |     10.3  |     41.2  |     16.4  |     16.0  |      9.3  |     11.8  |     15.7  |       .5  |     68.4  
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       Total local                 |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
        government(5)(6)(7)........|   181,340 |      9    |   177.8   |     25.4  |      7.1  |     31.2  |      8.8  |     16.4  |      3.0  |      8.9  |     13.0  |       .4  |     23.3  
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        Total goods producing......|     3,140 |     10    |   346.2   |     62.5  |     18.7  |     31.6  |     36.7  |     37.7  |     19.4  |     25.4  |     14.9  |     -     |      5.6  
          Construction.............|     3,130 |     10    |   347.1   |     62.3  |     18.8  |     31.7  |     36.7  |     37.8  |     19.6  |     25.5  |     15.0  |     -     |      5.6  
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        Total service providing....|   178,200 |      9    |   176.3   |     25.1  |      7.0  |     31.2  |      8.5  |     16.2  |      2.9  |      8.8  |     13.0  |       .4  |     23.5  
          Trade, transportation and|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           utilities(7)............|    13,260 |     21    |   287.0   |     45.7  |      6.6  |     26.1  |     17.3  |     18.2  |      9.3  |     22.7  |     35.5  |     -     |      8.6  
            Transportation and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             warehousing...........|     9,190 |     29    |   391.8   |     50.8  |      7.9  |     38.1  |     16.8  |     18.3  |     13.9  |     36.7  |     63.1  |     -     |     15.7  
            Utilities..............|     4,050 |     11    |   180.0   |     39.9  |      5.4  |     13.9  |     18.0  |     18.3  |      4.7  |      8.4  |      7.1  |     -     |      1.3  
          Education and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
           services................|    69,130 |      8    |   116.4   |     17.6  |      5.1  |     30.9  |      5.4  |     11.2  |      2.2  |      3.9  |      3.4  |     -     |     14.9  
            Educational services...|    56,140 |      8    |   108.0   |     15.9  |      5.3  |     30.8  |      5.4  |      9.9  |      2.0  |      3.5  |      3.4  |     -     |     13.9  
            Health care and social |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             assistance............|    13,000 |      7    |   175.4   |     29.2  |      4.0  |     31.9  |      5.1  |     20.3  |      3.7  |      7.2  |      3.9  |     -     |     22.3  
          Public administration....|    86,440 |      9    |   258.2   |     32.2  |      9.8  |     30.6  |     12.2  |     23.2  |      3.1  |     14.3  |     26.8  |      1.2  |     42.8  
            Justice, public order, |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
             and safety activities |    38,380 |      9    |   425.0   |     45.4  |     15.1  |     50.3  |     18.9  |     27.0  |      2.5  |     28.3  |     46.8  |      3.2  |     87.3  
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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 less days than a specified median. Median days away from work are represented in actual values.
       2 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 (MSDs) include cases where 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,
     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 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
       6 Data for Mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System-- United States, 2007) 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.     
       7 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:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

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