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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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TABLE R45. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by nature of injury or illness and age of worker, private industry, 2018
Nature of Injury of Illness Nature code(1) Total cases Age Groups
14 to 15 16 to 19 20 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 and over

All natures

900,380 250 25,780 88,840 191,650 174,020 193,650 168,520 42,550

Traumatic injuries and disorders

1

875,580 230 25,360 87,140 187,530 169,010 186,530 163,530 41,850

Traumatic injuries and disorders, unspecified

10

1,740 - - 120 530 390 360 210 50

Traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord

11

81,460 - 1,770 5,620 14,210 13,710 15,280 22,100 7,930

Traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord, unspecified

110

570 - - 40 50 340 50 50 20

Fractures

111

79,470 - 1,760 5,430 13,880 13,020 14,960 21,790 7,870

Traumatic injuries to spinal cord

112

30 - - - - - - - -

Traumatic injuries to spinal cord, n.e.c.

1129

20 - - - - - - - -

Traumatic injuries to nerves, except the spinal cord

113

1,280 - - 150 240 340 240 240 40

Traumatic injuries to nerves, except the spinal cord, unspecified

1130

80 - - - 30 30 20 - -

Pinched nerve

1131

1,180 - - 150 200 310 220 240 30

Traumatic injuries to nerves, except the spinal cord, n.e.c.

1139

20 - - - - - - - -

Traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord, n.e.c.

119

100 - - - 40 - 30 - -

Traumatic injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc.

12

336,000 20 6,350 28,520 70,310 68,770 79,940 62,810 13,590

Traumatic injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc., unspecified

120

1,450 - 20 110 350 250 380 290 30

Dislocations

121

8,910 - 310 1,010 2,230 1,910 1,340 1,480 490

Dislocations, unspecified

1210

60 - - - - 20 - - -

Herniated discs

1211

2,230 - - 130 470 690 470 390 40

Dislocation of joints

1212

6,590 - 310 870 1,760 1,190 850 1,070 450

Cartilage fractures and tears

122

5,540 - 20 140 370 1,050 1,810 1,840 280

Cartilage fractures and tears, unspecified

1220

50 - - - - - - 20 -

Meniscus tears

1221

5,460 - 20 130 350 1,040 1,800 1,800 280

Cartilage fractures and tears, n.e.c.

1229

40 - - - - - - 20 -

Sprains, strains, tears

123

308,630 20 5,880 26,590 65,400 63,390 73,890 56,080 12,030

Sprains, strains, tears, unspecified

1230

27,340 - 460 2,300 6,460 5,820 6,130 4,520 960

Major tears to muscles, tendons, ligaments

1231

20,340 - 120 350 1,620 3,710 5,830 7,050 1,380

Sprains

1232

78,370 - 2,890 8,250 17,220 15,590 17,980 12,140 2,450

Strains

1233

180,300 - 2,400 15,590 39,710 37,670 43,370 31,860 7,160

Multiple sprains, strains, tears

1238

2,270 - - 100 380 600 570 520 80

Hernias due to traumatic incidents

124

10,280 - 110 400 1,720 1,890 2,330 2,970 700

Whiplash

125

1,020 - - 280 210 190 180 140 20

Multiple traumatic injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc.

128

90 - - - - 30 - - -

Traumatic injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc., n.e.c.

129

80 - - - 20 60 - - -

Open wounds

13

101,970 - 6,480 16,010 25,810 19,120 16,110 13,480 3,350

Open wounds, unspecified

130

760 - 90 70 170 100 100 210 20

Amputations, avulsions, enucleations

131

8,000 - 220 1,260 1,760 1,670 1,580 1,140 310

Amputations

1311

5,920 - 110 910 1,230 1,110 1,310 920 270

Avulsions, enucleations

1312

2,050 - 110 340 500 560 270 220 40

Amputations, avulsions, enucleations, n.e.c.

1319

30 - - - - - - - -

Cuts, lacerations

132

77,340 - 5,040 11,650 20,450 13,810 11,890 10,640 2,480

Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds

133

15,500 - 1,130 2,950 3,370 3,400 2,470 1,470 540

Gunshot wounds

134

180 - - 70 40 - 50 - -

Multiple types of open wounds

138

170 - - - - 120 - 20 -

Open wounds, n.e.c.

139

20 - - - - - - - -

Surface wounds and bruises

14

88,540 - 2,740 9,960 19,420 15,670 16,960 17,430 5,040

Surface wounds and bruises, unspecified

140

120 - - - 40 - - - 50

Abrasions, scratches

141

7,770 - 120 980 2,040 1,390 1,730 1,080 340

Blisters

142

180 - - - 100 30 20 20 -

Bruises, contusions

143

79,250 - 2,600 8,860 16,920 14,000 15,010 16,090 4,590

Multiple surface wounds and bruises

148

930 - 20 80 290 100 140 220 40

Surface wounds and bruises, n.e.c.

149

280 - - 30 30 140 50 30 -

Burns and corrosions

15

19,710 - 1,880 3,470 4,610 3,800 2,900 2,320 340

Burns and corrosions, unspecified

150

70 - - - - 40 - - -

Chemical burns and corrosions

151

3,790 - 120 460 970 1,160 570 390 80

Chemical burns and corrosions, unspecified

1510

3,540 - 110 440 830 1,120 550 380 80

First degree chemical burns and corrosions

1511

40 - - - - - - - -

Second degree chemical burns and corrosions

1512

200 - - - 140 30 - - -

Heat (thermal) burns

152

14,550 - 1,600 2,900 3,390 2,310 2,070 1,690 250

Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified

1520

12,050 - 1,380 2,410 2,940 1,790 1,710 1,290 200

First degree heat (thermal) burns

1521

360 - 60 100 60 60 50 40 -

Second degree heat (thermal) burns

1522

1,720 - 140 340 310 310 270 310 40

Third or fourth degree heat (thermal) burns

1523

310 - - 30 80 100 30 50 -

Heat (thermal) burns, n.e.c.

1529

110 - - - - 50 - - -

Electrical burns

153

490 - 30 20 110 210 30 70 -

Electrical burns, unspecified

1530

390 - - 20 80 200 30 60 -

First degree electrical burns

1531

20 - - - - - - - -

Second degree electrical burns

1532

60 - - - 20 - - - -

Other burns

159

820 - 130 90 130 90 220 160 -

Other burns, unspecified

1590

30 - - - - - - - -

Other burns, first degree

1591

770 - 120 90 120 70 220 150 -

Intracranial injuries

16

17,670 130 870 3,800 4,320 2,540 2,360 2,550 950

Intracranial injuries, unspecified

160

1,320 - 70 410 290 130 150 150 110

Cerebral and other intracranial hemorrhages

161

110 - - - - - 20 50 20

Concussions

162

16,210 130 800 3,380 3,990 2,400 2,180 2,350 830

Effects of environmental conditions

17

3,270 - 50 380 1,140 640 790 220 60

Effects of reduced temperature

171

260 - - 30 100 30 70 20 -

Frostbite

1711

240 - - 20 90 30 70 20 -

Effects of heat and light

172

2,950 - 50 340 1,030 610 690 200 40

Effects of heat and light, unspecified

1720

50 - - - 20 - - - -

Heat stroke

1721

260 - - - 180 30 20 20 -

Heat syncope

1722

130 - - 60 - - 20 20 -

Heat exhaustion, prostration

1725

1,630 - 40 230 570 410 280 90 -

Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.

1729

860 - - 40 250 130 360 60 -

Effects of air or water pressure

173

60 - - - - - 30 - -

Effects of air or water pressure, unspecified

1730

20 - - - - - - - -

Multiple traumatic injuries and disorders

18

23,370 - 340 1,430 4,190 4,660 5,350 5,350 1,910

Multiple traumatic injuries and disorders, unspecified

180

1,200 - - 120 230 270 260 210 100

Cuts and abrasions or bruises

181

5,320 - 70 430 1,100 830 1,070 1,410 370

Sprains and other injuries

182

12,340 - 220 750 2,270 2,330 3,220 2,470 1,000

Sprains and other injuries, unspecified

1820

180 - - - - - 30 130 -

Sprains and bruises

1821

11,020 - 170 700 2,030 2,170 2,970 2,090 820

Sprains and cuts

1822

620 - 20 40 160 100 100 110 90

Sprains and other injuries, n.e.c.

1829

520 - 30 - 80 60 120 140 80

Fractures and other injuries

183

3,350 - 50 90 370 980 570 970 320

Fractures and other injuries, unspecified

1830

140 - - - - 120 - - -

Fractures (except skull fractures) and concussions

1831

450 - - - 30 110 160 70 40

Fractures (except rib, trunk fractures) and internal injuries

1832

70 - - - - - 20 30 -

Fractures and burns

1833

80 - - - - - - - -

Fractures and dislocations

1834

1,100 - - 30 230 370 140 240 90

Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.

1839

1,520 - 30 50 100 350 240 570 180

Burns and other injuries, except fractures

184

170 - - - 50 - 40 60 -

Burns and other injuries, n.e.c.

1849

170 - - - 50 - 40 60 -

Multiple traumatic injuries and disorders, n.e.c.

189

990 - - 30 170 230 190 230 120

Other traumatic injuries and disorders

19

201,850 50 4,880 17,830 43,000 39,710 46,470 37,070 8,610

Other traumatic injuries and disorders, unspecified

190

20 - - - - - - - -

Asphyxiations, strangulations, suffocations

191

40 - - - 30 - - - -

Electrocutions, electric shocks

193

1,080 - - 60 300 230 180 290 -

Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk

194

60 - - - - 20 - - -

Dermatitis and reactions affecting the skin--acute

195

2,770 - 100 370 910 450 530 300 40

Dermatitis and reactions affecting the skin--acute, unspecified

1950

1,620 - 50 150 490 260 380 230 30

Allergic dermatitis--acute

1951

830 - 30 90 330 150 110 50 -

Irritant dermatitis--acute

1952

150 - - 50 20 20 30 20 -

Hives, urticaria--acute

1953

150 - - 70 50 - - - -

Dermatitis and reactions affecting the skin--acute, n.e.c.

1959

20 - - - - - - - -

Other poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effects

196

7,430 - 110 620 1,660 1,710 2,010 1,050 190

Poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect, unspecified

1960

2,390 - 20 170 490 610 690 300 80

Poisoning, including poisoning-related asphyxia

1961

660 - 30 20 90 450 40 20 -

Anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis

1962

70 - - - - 20 40 - -

Other respiratory system symptoms--toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect

1963

2,230 - 30 250 500 300 570 480 50

Coughing and throat irritation-- toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect

1964

150 - - - 20 - 80 20 -

Dizziness, lightheadedness, headache--toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect

1965

410 - - - 150 90 90 30 30

Other or unspecified allergic reactions

1966

770 - 20 100 220 170 190 50 -

Nausea, vomiting-- toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect

1967

250 - - 30 80 - 130 - -

Multiple poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effects

1968

420 - - 20 80 40 180 80 -

Other poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effects, n.e.c.

1969

80 - - - - - - - -

Nonspecified injuries and disorders

197

190,360 50 4,660 16,770 40,060 37,270 43,710 35,400 8,370

Crushing injuries

1971

9,310 - 440 1,180 2,490 2,070 1,860 960 170

Soreness, pain, hurt--nonspecified injury

1972

159,600 30 3,410 13,650 32,880 30,720 37,220 30,520 7,600

Swelling, inflammation, irritation--nonspecified injury

1973

19,490 20 800 1,850 4,390 4,220 3,940 3,560 380

Numbness--nonspecified injury

1974

1,110 - 20 20 170 160 250 250 210

Multiple nonspecified injuries and disorders

1978

680 - - 50 90 60 410 70 -

Nonspecified injuries and disorders, n.e.c.

1979

180 - - 20 40 40 30 40 -

Other traumatic injuries and disorders, n.e.c.

199

90 - - - 20 30 20 - -

Traumatic injuries and disorders, n.e.c.

1999

90 - - - 20 30 - - -

Diseases and disorders of body systems

2

13,900 - 150 700 2,010 3,130 4,330 3,050 400

Nervous system and sense organs diseases

22

6,020 - 70 140 880 1,210 1,980 1,530 170

Other disorders of the central nervous system

223

60 - - - 40 - - - -

Seizure disorder, epilepsy

2231

40 - - - 40 - - - -

Migraine

2232

20 - - - - - - - -

Disorders of the peripheral nervous system

224

5,100 - 40 60 600 1,040 1,820 1,380 140

Disorders of the peripheral nervous system, unspecified

2240

30 - - - - - - - -

Carpal tunnel syndrome

2241

5,050 - 40 60 600 1,020 1,810 1,360 140

Disorders of the peripheral nervous system, n.e.c.

2249

20 - - - - - - - -

Disorders of the eye, adnexa, vision

225

660 - 20 50 190 130 130 110 20

Disorders of the eye, adnexa, vision, unspecified

2250

40 - - - - - - - -

Conjunctivitis--non-viral

2251

530 - 20 40 160 120 120 60 20

Inflammation except conjunctivitis (including ophthalmia, iritis, chalazion)

2252

50 - - - 30 - - - -

Disorders of the ear, mastoid process, hearing

226

200 - - 20 50 30 30 40 20

Disorders of the ear, mastoid process, hearing, unspecified

2260

30 - - - - - - - -

Deafness, hearing loss and impairment

2261

150 - - 20 40 20 20 20 -

Tinnitus

2262

20 - - - - - - - -

Circulatory system diseases

23

450 - - - - 80 180 140 30

Circulatory system diseases, unspecified

230

40 - - - - - - 20 -

Ischemic heart disease, including heart attack

233

200 - - - - 20 100 70 -

Myocardial infarction (heart attack)

2331

200 - - - - 20 90 70 -

Diseases of pulmonary circulation

234

20 - - - - - - 20 -

Cerebrovascular disease

236

80 - - - - 20 20 20 -

Stroke

2361

80 - - - - 20 20 20 -

Diseases of arteries, arterioles, capillaries

237

30 - - - - - - - -

Diseases of the veins, lymphatics

238

60 - - - - - 40 - -

Hemorrhoids

2382

20 - - - - - - - -

Phlebitis, thrombosis

2383

30 - - - - - 30 - -

Respiratory system diseases

24

590 - - 210 120 30 170 50 -

Acute respiratory infections (including common cold)

241

220 - - 30 20 - 150 - -

Other diseases of upper respiratory tract

242

20 - - - - - - - -

Pneumonia, influenza

243

270 - - 160 30 - 20 40 -

Pneumonia

2431

30 - - - - - - - -

Influenza--common

2432

230 - - 160 30 - - 30 -

Other respiratory system diseases

249

60 - - - 50 - - - -

Pneumonitis, n.e.c.

2491

30 - - - - - - - -

Other respiratory system diseases, n.e.c.

2499

30 - - - 30 - - - -

Digestive system diseases and disorders

25

50 - - - - - - 20 -

Hernia--nontraumatic

253

50 - - - - - - 20 -

Genitourinary system diseases and disorders

26

40 - - - - - - - -

Diseases and disorders of the genital tract

263

30 - - - - - - - -

Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diseases and disorders

27

6,020 - 60 270 840 1,550 1,880 1,210 130

Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diseases and disorders, unspecified

270

30 - - - - - - - -

Arthropathies and related disorders (arthritis)

271

240 - - - - 70 100 50 -

Dorsopathies

272

540 - 20 20 50 120 90 200 50

Sciatica

2721

370 - - - 50 50 60 160 20

Lumbago

2722

60 - - - - 30 - - -

Disc disorders, except dislocation

2723

60 - - - - - - - -

Dorsopathies, n.e.c.

2729

60 - - - - - - 20 -

Soft tissue disorders, except the back

273

5,210 - 40 240 780 1,360 1,690 950 80

Soft tissue disorder, except the back, unspecified

2730

30 - - - - - - - -

Bursitis

2731

560 - - - 60 210 160 110 -

Stenosing tenosynovitis

2732

1,080 - - 20 60 160 540 250 20

Other tenosynovitis, synovitis

2733

290 - - 20 40 50 130 50 -

Epicondylitis

2734

920 - - - 90 350 280 160 -

Other or unspecified tendonitis (tendinitis)

2735

1,810 - 30 130 410 470 420 300 20

Ganglion or cystic tumor

2736

270 - - 60 70 60 50 20 -

Multiple soft tissue disorders

2738

80 - - - - - 40 20 -

Soft tissue disorder, except the back, n.e.c.

2739

160 - - - 30 40 50 40 -

Disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

28

690 - - 80 150 220 90 90 50

Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

281

650 - - 80 140 200 90 90 50

Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

2810

80 - - - 20 30 - - -

Cellulitis and abscess

2811

520 - - 60 110 150 70 70 50

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection

2813

40 - - - - - - - -

Other staphylococcus skin infection

2814

20 - - - - - - - -

Other diseases and disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

289

20 - - - - - - - -

Other systemic diseases and disorders

29

40 - - - - - - - -

Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic, and immunity disorders

291

30 - - - - - - - -

Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic, and immunity disorders, n.e.c.

2919

20 - - - - - - - -

Infectious and parasitic diseases

3

1,650 - 30 270 420 330 390 160 40

Infectious and parasitic diseases, unspecified

30

30 - - - - 20 - - -

Bacterial diseases

31

90 - - - 30 40 - - -

Other bacterial diseases

319

80 - - - 30 30 - - -

Diphtheria, whooping cough

3192

60 - - - 20 30 - - -

Viral diseases

32

590 - - 150 180 20 190 30 -

Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (eruptive fever)

323

270 - - - 40 20 170 20 -

Chickenpox, varicella

3233

90 - - - 30 - 30 20 -

Herpes zoster, shingles

3234

40 - - - - - - - -

Viral diseases of the conjunctiva

326

70 - - 30 30 - - - -

Viral conjunctivitis (ophthalmia)

3261

70 - - 30 30 - - - -

Other diseases due to viruses

329

240 - - - 110 - - - -

Foot and mouth disease

3294

230 - - - - - - - -

Mycoses (fungal infections)

34

20 - - - - - - - -

Infectious diseases peculiar to the intestines

36

130 - - - 40 30 30 30 -

Infectious diseases peculiar to the intestines, unspecified

360

20 - - - - - - - -

Other bacterial food poisoning (including botulism and staphylococcal food poisoning)

364

40 - - - - - - 20 -

Infectious diseases peculiar to the intestines, n.e.c.

369

70 - - - 30 - - - -

Other infectious and parasitic diseases

39

770 - 20 100 140 230 150 90 30

Pediculosis and phthirus infestation (lice)

391

30 - - - - - - - -

Scabies and other acariases

392

730 - 20 90 130 220 150 90 30

Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions

5

4,500 - 220 410 850 540 1,480 680 220

Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions, unspecified

50

30 - - - - - - - -

Symptoms

51

4,380 - 220 410 850 530 1,460 620 210

General symptoms

511

2,720 - 200 350 620 420 480 430 160

Loss of consciousness--not heat related

5111

1,650 - 150 230 300 240 240 310 140

Convulsions, seizures

5112

320 - 20 20 120 90 40 30 -

Dizziness--general

5114

690 - 20 100 190 80 180 90 -

Multiple general symptoms

5118

30 - - - - - - - -

Symptoms involving nervous and musculoskeletal systems

512

20 - - - - - - - -

Symptoms involving head and neck

514

470 - 20 30 170 70 20 100 20

Headache, except migraine

5141

420 - 20 20 140 70 - 100 20

Symptoms involving head and neck, n.e.c.

5149

40 - - - - - - - -

Symptoms involving cardiovascular system

515

20 - - - - - - - -

Symptoms involving respiratory system and chest

516

540 - - 30 - 20 390 70 20

Symptoms involving respiratory system and chest, unspecified

5160

60 - - - - - 40 - -

Chest pain

5164

70 - - - - - 20 40 -

Symptoms involving respiratory system and chest, n.e.c.

5169

400 - - 20 - - 330 30 -

Symptoms involving digestive and urinary system

517

570 - - - - - 560 - -

Multiple symptoms involving digestive or urinary system

5178

560 - - - - - 560 - -

Multiple symptoms

518

30 - - - 30 - - - -

Abnormal findings

52

80 - - - - - 20 50 -

Other abnormal findings

529

70 - - - - - 20 50 -

Multiple symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions

58

20 - - - - - - - -

Other diseases, conditions, and disorders

6

2,550 - 20 140 610 490 680 500 30

Mental disorders and syndromes

62

2,550 - 20 140 610 490 680 500 30

Mental disorders and syndromes, unspecified

620

30 - - - - - - - -

Anxiety, stress

621

2,510 - 20 140 610 480 670 500 30

Anxiety, stress, unspecified

6210

1,710 - - 110 420 400 360 340 -

Post-traumatic stress disorder

6211

630 - - 20 150 40 280 130 -

Anxiety or panic disorder

6213

130 - - - 40 30 20 30 -

Anxiety, stress, n.e.c.

6219

30 - - - - - 20 - -

Exposures to disease -- no illness incurred

7

430 - - 100 150 90 50 30 -

Multiple diseases, conditions, and disorders

8

70 - - - - - 60 - -

Footnotes
(1) Based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Notes:
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