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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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TABLE R21. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by part of body and selected events or exposures leading to injury or illness, private industry, 2018
Part of body Part code(1) Total cases Contact with object, equipment Falls, slips, trips Overexertion and bodily reaction Transportation incidents Violence and other injuries by persons or animal Fires and explosions Exposure to harmful substances or environments All other events(2)
Total Struck by object or equipment Struck against object or equipment Caught in or compressed by object or equipment Total Fall to lower level Fall on same level Slips, trips without fall Total Overexertion in lifting or lowering Repetitive motion involving microtasks Total Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles Total Intentional injury by other person Injury by person-unintentional or intent unknown Animal and insect related incidents

All part of body

900,380 235,740 137,650 49,930 33,450 240,160 52,510 147,390 35,330 282,860 91,020 19,290 50,650 34,060 44,000 20,790 9,580 13,550 1,480 40,130 5,350

Head

1

77,660 41,050 22,060 11,140 180 15,650 3,480 12,070 - 190 20 - 3,410 2,370 9,630 7,290 1,220 1,120 290 7,230 220

Head, unspecified

10

19,270 10,240 5,600 4,440 110 6,210 1,460 4,710 - 120 - - 860 430 1,790 1,420 230 130 - - 30

Cranial region, including skull

11

20,670 10,110 5,560 4,490 30 5,720 1,420 4,250 - 20 - - 1,930 1,480 2,690 1,840 610 240 110 40 50

Cranial region, unspecified

110

440 400 30 370 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Brain

111

17,970 8,130 4,780 3,300 30 5,190 1,280 3,880 - 20 - - 1,850 1,450 2,590 1,750 610 230 100 30 50

Scalp

112

1,650 1,300 550 730 - 230 50 180 - - - - 40 - 80 60 - - - - -

Skull

113

580 250 170 80 - 270 100 180 - - - - 30 - 20 20 - - - - -

Cranial region, n.e.c.

119

30 20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Ear(s)

12

690 250 130 40 - 30 - 30 - - - - - - 90 60 - 20 40 250 20

Face

13

35,940 20,010 10,410 2,120 30 3,410 550 2,840 - 40 - - 570 430 4,770 3,680 360 730 120 6,910 110

Face, unspecified

130

4,270 1,370 1,070 290 - 890 180 710 - - - - 110 70 1,080 940 20 120 80 740 -

Forehead

131

2,950 1,940 1,190 730 - 660 70 590 - - - - 70 50 190 120 50 20 - 50 50

Eye(s)

132

19,950 12,560 4,430 710 - 180 - 160 - - - - 110 100 1,450 1,030 170 260 30 5,600 20

Nose, nasal cavity

133

2,680 1,520 1,380 130 - 520 30 490 - - - - 70 50 540 420 60 60 - 30 -

Nose, except internal location of diseases or disorders

1330

2,670 1,520 1,380 130 - 520 30 490 - - - - 70 50 540 420 60 60 - - -

Cheek(s)

134

360 200 180 - - 60 - 60 - - - - - - 70 60 - - - 20 -

Jaw, chin

135

980 260 240 20 - 270 90 180 - - - - 40 - 390 340 20 20 - 20 -

Mouth

136

2,480 1,570 1,410 140 - 430 40 390 - - - - 40 30 380 160 30 190 - 30 20

Mouth, unspecified

1360

210 100 90 - - 60 - 30 - - - - - - 30 20 - - - 20 -

Lip(s)

1361

1,160 860 810 30 - 80 - 80 - - - - 20 20 190 30 - 160 - - -

Tooth (teeth)

1363

990 540 440 100 - 280 20 250 - - - - 20 - 140 100 20 20 - - -

Multiple mouth locations

1368

100 70 70 - - 20 - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple face locations

138

2,170 550 480 60 - 370 120 250 - - - - 130 110 660 600 - 60 - 420 -

Face, n.e.c.

139

80 50 30 - - - - - - - - - - - 20 20 - - - - -

Multiple head locations

18

950 380 310 50 - 240 40 200 - - - - 40 30 260 250 - - - 30 -

Head, n.e.c.

19

150 60 60 - - 40 - 40 - - - - - - 30 30 - - - - -

Neck, Including Throat

2

11,140 1,240 940 230 - 1,070 260 710 80 4,430 1,710 160 3,210 2,810 1,040 790 170 90 - 80 70

Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders

20

11,130 1,240 940 230 - 1,070 260 710 80 4,430 1,710 160 3,210 2,810 1,040 790 170 90 - 80 70

Trunk

3

194,080 9,300 6,750 1,410 670 37,800 9,910 22,560 4,670 128,390 55,410 1,210 10,510 7,280 5,600 2,810 1,640 1,140 70 990 1,410

Trunk, unspecified

30

1,300 170 130 30 - 260 60 180 20 670 120 - 110 60 40 20 20 - 20 30 -

Chest, including ribs, internal organs

31

13,600 2,370 1,610 490 110 4,950 2,330 2,540 50 3,050 990 20 1,780 1,420 1,090 770 150 170 20 260 90

Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders

310

13,240 2,370 1,610 490 110 4,950 2,330 2,540 50 2,810 990 20 1,770 1,410 1,080 760 150 170 20 160 90

Internal chest location, unspecified

311

30 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -

Heart

313

220 - - - - - - - - 210 - - - - - - - - - - -

Bronchus

314

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 -

Lung(s), pleura

315

90 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 80 -

Back, including spine, spinal cord

32

142,230 4,350 3,330 530 250 22,180 4,980 13,100 3,580 104,450 44,390 1,020 7,390 5,330 2,760 1,060 1,280 410 - 50 1,050

Back, including spine, spinal cord, unspecified

320

53,940 1,880 1,360 230 160 8,790 1,960 5,160 1,470 38,150 16,840 350 3,550 2,760 1,010 460 490 50 - 30 540

Thoracic region

321

8,740 720 620 70 - 1,140 240 740 100 6,280 2,520 90 400 230 160 70 80 - - - 30

Lumbar region

322

74,330 1,600 1,210 210 80 10,410 2,430 5,830 1,940 57,450 24,200 550 3,050 2,000 1,430 420 660 350 - - 370

Sacral region

323

190 - - - - 60 20 40 - 110 20 - - - - - - - - - -

Coccygeal region

324

1,090 - - - - 900 210 690 - 20 - - 50 30 - - - - - - -

Multiple back regions

328

3,830 140 120 - - 840 120 620 70 2,380 790 30 320 290 140 80 60 - - - -

Back, including spine, spinal cord, n.e.c.

329

110 - - - - 40 - - - 50 20 - - - - - - - - - -

Abdomen

33

16,320 870 640 170 40 590 100 360 100 13,410 7,320 110 90 60 750 600 40 90 - 430 170

Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders

330

16,150 870 640 170 40 590 100 360 100 13,330 7,290 90 90 60 750 600 40 90 - 340 170

Internal abdominal location, unspecified

331

50 - - - - - - - - 50 20 20 - - - - - - - - -

Intestines, peritoneum

335

110 - - - - - - - - 30 - - - - - - - - - 80 -

Intestines, peritoneum, unspecified

3350

50 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 50 -

Large intestine, colon, rectum

3353

60 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - 30 -

Pelvic region

34

14,650 960 670 140 120 7,070 1,470 4,850 700 5,190 1,960 70 400 130 760 230 70 450 - 190 70

Pelvic region, unspecified

340

70 - - - - 20 - - - 30 20 - - - - - - - - - -

Hip(s)

341

8,080 530 350 90 80 4,720 780 3,480 450 2,240 450 50 300 120 280 170 50 60 - - -

Pelvis

342

730 150 120 - 20 370 160 200 - 150 60 - 20 - 40 - - - - - -

Buttock(s)

343

1,680 60 40 20 - 1,040 470 570 - 120 30 - - - 290 - - 270 - 140 20

Groin

344

3,410 90 70 - - 620 30 340 230 2,470 1,330 - 50 - 130 40 - 90 - 30 -

External reproductive tract structures

345

280 110 80 20 - 50 - 30 - 50 20 - - - 20 - - - - 20 30

External reproductive tract structures, unspecified

3450

20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Scrotum

3451

200 80 70 - - 30 - - - 40 20 - - - 20 - - - - - -

Penis

3452

40 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Internal reproductive tract structures

346

30 - - - - - - - - 30 - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple pelvic region locations

348

340 - - - - 230 20 210 - 90 40 - - - - - - - - - -

Pelvic region, n.e.c.

349

30 - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple trunk locations

38

5,890 580 380 50 140 2,720 970 1,500 210 1,600 610 - 740 280 210 130 70 20 - 20 20

Trunk, n.e.c.

39

80 - - - - 30 - - - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -

Upper Extremities

4

286,810 116,870 60,710 23,880 27,870 49,110 9,530 37,190 1,810 88,650 27,350 15,920 6,290 3,970 13,330 4,310 3,510 5,500 280 10,990 1,290

Upper extremities, unspecified

40

170 40 20 - - 20 - 20 - 80 - 40 - - - - - - - - -

Shoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)

41

68,070 4,230 3,190 690 240 15,600 2,540 11,800 950 42,970 15,940 2,310 2,500 2,020 2,220 820 1,320 90 - 90 440

Arm(s)

42

43,650 8,730 4,950 2,390 1,080 12,870 2,830 9,700 240 15,250 5,630 1,570 1,390 680 2,520 900 470 1,140 80 2,690 130

Arm(s), unspecified

420

12,980 2,440 1,570 280 520 4,370 1,070 3,180 90 3,230 1,190 310 500 330 1,000 450 150 400 20 1,390 30

Upper arm(s)

421

6,730 620 430 80 90 1,260 210 950 80 4,230 2,080 130 50 30 370 120 140 100 - 190 -

Elbow(s)

422

13,990 2,380 840 1,350 120 5,340 1,150 4,120 30 5,450 1,590 850 370 180 360 70 140 150 - 20 70

Forearm(s)

423

8,380 3,120 2,000 660 320 1,570 330 1,210 20 1,580 530 150 340 120 690 220 20 450 40 1,030 -

Multiple arm locations

428

1,400 140 100 - - 270 50 210 - 690 180 120 130 20 100 30 20 50 - 50 -

Multiple arm locations, unspecified

4280

30 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Elbow(s) and arms(s)

4281

1,120 80 50 - - 240 40 180 - 580 120 100 110 - 90 20 20 - - 20 -

Multiple arm locations, n.e.c.

4289

250 60 60 - - 30 - 30 - 110 60 20 20 20 - - - - - 20 -

Arm(s), n.e.c.

429

170 30 - - 20 50 20 30 - 70 60 - - - - - - - - - -

Wrist(s)

43

34,760 4,960 3,160 1,200 440 11,240 2,670 8,310 230 15,940 3,050 7,210 670 360 1,630 630 500 500 20 200 90

Hand(s)

44

123,990 96,580 47,830 19,180 25,780 5,600 900 4,390 180 7,160 970 2,780 960 360 6,020 1,590 810 3,620 100 7,120 450

Hand(s), unspecified

440

35,580 20,580 11,120 4,270 3,880 2,670 460 2,040 60 3,370 510 1,440 350 180 2,910 440 200 2,270 70 5,440 200

Hand(s), except finger(s)

441

3,430 2,630 1,490 880 150 230 80 140 - 60 - - - - 210 - - 190 20 260 -

Finger(s), fingernail(s)

442

80,660 70,570 33,520 13,810 20,880 2,430 350 1,980 90 3,250 420 1,050 570 160 2,640 1,060 590 990 - 960 230

Finger(s), fingernail(s), unspecified

4420

70,910 61,410 29,430 12,480 17,330 2,200 340 1,760 90 3,150 410 1,020 540 160 2,570 1,040 570 950 - 860 180

Fingernail(s), nailbed(s)

4421

1,040 1,000 530 140 310 - - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - -

Fingertip(s)

4422

6,320 6,180 2,470 680 2,920 - - - - - - - - - 30 - - 30 - 80 -

Finger(s), fingernail(s), n.e.c.

4429

2,380 1,980 1,090 520 320 200 - 200 - 100 - 30 - - 20 - - - - 20 -

Hand(s) and finger(s)

448

3,520 2,190 1,180 190 790 160 20 120 20 470 40 270 30 20 250 70 - 170 - 410 20

Hand(s), n.e.c.

449

790 600 510 30 70 110 - 110 - - - - - - - - - - - 50 -

Multiple upper extremities locations

48

16,140 2,330 1,560 420 320 3,750 580 2,940 220 7,230 1,750 2,010 760 550 940 370 420 150 60 880 180

Multiple upper extremities locations, unspecified

480

210 - - - - 30 - 30 - 120 - - 30 30 - - - - - - -

Hand(s) and arms(s)

481

1,710 130 60 30 30 290 60 220 - 630 200 240 20 - 90 20 20 50 60 490 -

Hand(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4810

950 60 30 20 20 200 60 150 - 370 140 160 - - 50 - 20 30 60 200 -

Hand(s) and elbow(s)

4811

180 20 - - - 40 - 40 - 110 30 50 - - - - - - - - -

Hand(s) and arm(s), n.e.c.

4819

580 50 20 20 20 40 - 30 - 140 30 30 - - 40 - - - - 290 -

Hand(s) and wrist(s)

482

3,580 870 490 180 180 550 90 440 20 1,460 220 700 30 20 330 90 160 80 - 260 80

Wrist(s) and arm(s)

483

1,930 500 430 60 20 570 120 440 - 600 250 160 70 20 110 50 40 - - 60 -

Wrist(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4830

680 60 30 20 - 320 80 240 - 150 30 60 50 20 60 40 20 - - 40 -

Wrist(s) and elbow(s)

4831

330 50 20 20 - 140 40 90 - 120 20 70 - - 20 - - - - - -

Wrist(s) and arm(s), n.e.c.

4839

920 390 370 - - 120 - 110 - 330 200 30 20 - 30 - - - - 20 -

Shoulder(s) and arm(s)

484

5,110 530 430 70 - 1,270 170 1,060 40 2,790 810 260 200 80 260 130 120 - - - 60

Multiple upper extremities locations, n.e.c.

489

3,600 290 140 80 70 1,030 130 750 140 1,640 270 650 410 390 150 70 70 - - 60 20

Upper extremities, n.e.c.

49

30 - - - - 20 - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Lower Extremities

5

215,500 58,010 40,270 12,520 3,990 93,300 17,760 45,440 26,950 45,510 2,940 850 7,910 1,460 6,330 1,540 2,000 2,780 150 3,500 810

Lower extremities, unspecified

50

220 - - - - 70 20 40 - 60 - - 40 20 - - - - - - -

Leg(s)

51

110,950 19,280 10,980 6,180 1,460 50,780 9,280 30,000 10,400 31,150 2,600 760 3,880 1,030 4,350 1,190 1,180 1,980 120 950 440

Leg(s), unspecified

510

11,200 3,850 2,700 720 400 3,860 1,050 2,390 370 1,280 180 - 860 190 850 180 60 600 - 450 60

Thigh(s)

511

5,480 1,490 1,190 120 70 1,920 320 1,240 340 1,200 250 - 230 30 400 30 60 310 80 140 -

Knee(s)

512

79,380 9,550 4,060 4,430 610 38,830 5,920 23,150 8,860 26,100 1,980 740 1,940 540 2,560 810 990 750 20 50 340

Lower leg(s)

513

11,870 3,930 2,730 830 290 4,150 930 2,450 670 2,300 170 - 740 230 480 130 40 300 - 240 20

Multiple leg locations

518

2,700 260 120 70 60 2,000 1,050 760 160 260 20 - 100 30 60 30 30 - - - -

Multiple leg locations, unspecified

5180

260 - - - - 230 - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - -

Knee(s) and leg(s)

5181

2,010 230 100 70 60 1,430 580 660 150 230 - - 50 - 60 30 30 - - - -

Multiple leg locations, n.e.c.

5189

430 30 20 - - 340 240 100 - 30 - - 20 - - - - - - - -

Leg(s), n.e.c.

519

320 200 170 - 30 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 60 -

Ankle(s)

52

49,210 7,460 4,240 2,280 770 30,000 5,050 10,080 13,420 9,420 190 60 1,180 250 790 170 440 170 - 150 190

Foot (feet)

53

47,180 29,670 23,900 3,820 1,570 8,130 2,560 2,890 2,180 3,970 100 20 2,220 100 950 150 330 460 - 2,090 150

Foot (feet), unspecified

530

32,770 19,050 15,310 2,340 1,230 6,220 1,750 2,380 1,850 3,020 80 20 1,780 60 700 110 170 420 - 1,940 40

Sole(s)

531

2,200 1,170 380 720 50 640 360 70 50 280 - - 100 - - - - - - - -

Sole(s), unspecified

5310

600 570 - 550 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Arch(es), instep(s)

5312

90 30 20 - - - - - - 40 - - - - - - - - - - -

Heel(s)

5313

1,490 550 350 160 50 610 360 60 50 210 - - 100 - - - - - - - -

Toes(s), toenail(s)

532

10,880 8,550 7,480 640 280 1,100 410 340 240 570 20 - 290 30 210 30 150 30 - 70 80

Multiple foot (feet) locations

538

810 570 520 40 - 70 20 40 20 40 - - 30 - 30 - - - - 60 -

Foot (feet), n.e.c.

539

520 330 220 70 - 90 - 50 30 70 - - - - - - - - - - -

Multiple lower extremities locations

58

7,930 1,600 1,150 240 190 4,320 860 2,430 940 890 40 - 580 70 240 30 40 160 - 290 -

Multiple lower extremities locations, unspecified

580

110 20 20 - - 30 - 20 - 40 - - 20 20 - - - - - - -

Foot (feet) and leg(s)

581

1,180 450 400 20 30 380 90 220 70 110 - - 80 20 - - - - - 140 -

Foot(feet) and leg(s), unspecified

5810

510 310 290 - 20 80 30 20 30 - - - - - - - - - - 100 -

Foot(feet) and knee(s)

5811

450 70 50 - - 220 40 130 40 100 - - 40 20 - - - - - - -

Foot(feet) and leg(s), n.e.c.

5819

220 70 60 - - 80 20 70 - - - - 20 - - - - - - 40 -

Foot (feet) and ankle(s)

582

2,820 650 490 80 70 1,260 350 370 490 430 - - 250 - 100 - 20 70 - 110 -

Ankle(s) and leg(s)

583

3,180 410 200 130 80 2,240 300 1,570 340 240 - - 130 - 120 20 - 90 - 30 -

Ankle(s) and leg(s), unspecified

5830

880 130 50 30 50 570 60 430 90 50 - - 40 - 70 - - 70 - - -

Ankle(s) and knee(s)

5831

1,820 150 50 70 30 1,440 190 1,010 230 140 - - 50 - 30 20 - - - - -

Ankle(s) and leg(s), n.e.c.

5839

480 130 90 30 - 230 50 140 20 50 - - 40 - 20 - - - - 20 -

Multiple lower extremities locations, n.e.c.

589

640 60 40 - - 410 130 250 30 60 - - 100 - - - - - - - -

Body Systems

6

17,370 90 30 60 - 370 70 270 - 2,210 - - 170 120 1,270 520 20 730 30 13,170 70

Multiple Body Parts

8

87,790 7,860 6,440 590 710 40,090 11,090 27,180 1,430 12,060 3,250 950 17,790 14,830 5,660 3,230 1,010 1,380 660 3,510 180

Multiple body parts, unspecified

80

5,120 480 370 50 30 1,800 530 1,130 90 340 90 30 1,500 1,230 450 130 30 290 160 340 50

Head and neck

81

2,160 850 690 140 - 350 50 280 - - - - 400 350 410 360 30 - 40 110 -

Head, neck, and trunk

82

540 50 20 20 - 140 30 110 - - - - 290 280 50 50 - - - - -

Head and trunk

83

1,690 360 320 40 - 870 260 610 - - - - 310 230 80 50 - - 30 40 -

Neck and back

84

7,560 310 240 40 - 1,040 280 640 110 1,540 500 40 4,340 4,160 290 150 130 - - - 30

Shoulder(s) and back

85

3,690 140 120 - - 1,050 310 690 40 2,050 620 240 300 260 100 30 60 - - 50 -

Hip(s) and leg(s)

86

1,680 140 110 - 20 1,010 290 620 100 400 70 - 100 60 20 - - - - - -

Upper and lower limb(s)

87

8,430 380 360 20 - 6,200 1,160 4,840 160 150 - - 810 450 570 140 30 390 50 270 -

Other multiple body parts

89

56,930 5,150 4,200 260 630 27,640 8,180 18,280 910 7,570 1,970 640 9,750 7,800 3,700 2,310 710 650 370 2,690 80

Whole body

891

610 - - - - 30 - - - 20 - - 240 230 130 - - 110 - 170 20

Multiple body parts, n.e.c.

899

56,320 5,150 4,200 260 630 27,610 8,170 18,260 900 7,550 1,960 640 9,500 7,570 3,560 2,310 680 540 370 2,510 60

Footnotes
(1) Based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(2) Includes non-classifiable responses.

Notes:
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. Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction. Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines, data may be too small to be displayed. 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.

 

Last Modified Date: November 7, 2019