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TABLE R68. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by part of body affected by injury or illness and number of days away from work, and median number of days away from work, 2018
Part of body Part code(1) Total cases Number of days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 to 10 days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 or more days Median days

All part of body

900,380 123,950 97,350 158,540 107,620 95,440 54,370 263,100 8

Head

1

77,660 20,670 12,050 17,020 9,250 5,870 2,660 10,130 3

Head, unspecified

10

19,270 4,660 3,370 4,070 2,220 1,340 620 2,980 3

Cranial region, including skull

11

20,670 3,170 1,890 4,480 3,140 2,250 1,230 4,500 7

Cranial region, unspecified

110

440 40 - - - 320 - 40 20

Brain

111

17,970 2,500 1,630 4,000 2,860 1,770 1,130 4,070 7

Scalp

112

1,650 560 210 370 210 30 70 190 3

Skull

113

580 80 30 80 50 120 20 190 14

Cranial region, n.e.c.

119

30 - - - - - - - 5

Ear(s)

12

690 240 80 130 80 50 40 70 4

Face

13

35,940 12,340 6,550 8,140 3,680 2,080 730 2,410 2

Face, unspecified

130

4,270 1,000 790 910 600 380 170 430 3

Forehead

131

2,950 1,100 650 530 200 170 30 270 2

Eye(s)

132

19,950 8,290 3,410 4,610 1,650 830 240 920 2

Nose, nasal cavity

133

2,680 810 240 540 550 270 90 180 4

Nose, except internal location of diseases or disorders

1330

2,670 810 240 540 550 270 90 170 4

Cheek(s)

134

360 70 50 130 50 40 - - 4

Jaw, chin

135

980 210 150 210 90 80 20 220 4

Mouth

136

2,480 510 710 740 240 70 80 130 3

Mouth, unspecified

1360

210 80 20 60 20 - - - 3

Lip(s)

1361

1,160 170 460 420 50 20 30 - 2

Tooth (teeth)

1363

990 260 210 220 130 30 50 90 3

Multiple mouth locations

1368

100 - 20 30 30 - - - 4

Multiple face locations

138

2,170 330 540 470 310 230 80 220 3

Face, n.e.c.

139

80 - - - - - - 40 24

Multiple head locations

18

950 210 120 160 130 140 40 140 5

Head, n.e.c.

19

150 40 30 40 - - - 30 3

Neck, Including Throat

2

11,140 1,770 1,180 2,310 1,320 910 500 3,150 6

Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders

20

11,130 1,770 1,180 2,310 1,310 910 500 3,150 6

Trunk

3

194,080 21,420 22,160 37,370 24,730 21,420 12,220 54,740 8

Trunk, unspecified

30

1,300 200 150 220 440 60 40 190 7

Chest, including ribs, internal organs

31

13,600 1,940 2,040 2,220 1,680 1,360 840 3,530 7

Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders

310

13,240 1,910 1,950 2,180 1,630 1,340 840 3,400 7

Internal chest location, unspecified

311

30 - - - - - - - 2

Heart

313

220 20 50 20 30 - - 100 17

Bronchus

314

20 - - - - - - - 4

Lung(s), pleura

315

90 - 30 - 20 - - - 3

Back, including spine, spinal cord

32

142,230 16,140 16,290 30,260 18,620 14,990 7,690 38,240 7

Back, including spine, spinal cord, unspecified

320

53,940 6,380 7,030 11,970 6,650 5,100 2,640 14,180 7

Thoracic region

321

8,740 1,000 1,300 1,710 1,290 1,030 730 1,680 6

Lumbar region

322

74,330 8,070 7,440 15,380 10,130 8,360 4,000 20,950 8

Sacral region

323

190 20 20 70 20 20 - 50 5

Coccygeal region

324

1,090 80 240 390 90 60 50 170 5

Multiple back regions

328

3,830 570 250 740 430 420 260 1,170 9

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

329

110 30 - - - - - 40 11

Abdomen

33

16,320 1,030 1,020 1,560 1,750 2,510 2,330 6,120 21

Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders

330

16,150 1,030 1,010 1,530 1,690 2,490 2,330 6,080 22

Internal abdominal location, unspecified

331

50 - - - - - - 30 40

Intestines, peritoneum

335

110 - - 30 40 - - - 7

Intestines, peritoneum, unspecified

3350

50 - - 20 20 - - - 4

Large intestine, colon, rectum

3353

60 - - - 20 - - - 10

Pelvic region

34

14,650 1,630 1,790 2,310 1,690 1,650 950 4,620 10

Pelvic region, unspecified

340

70 - - - - - - 40 32

Hip(s)

341

8,080 750 1,000 1,220 810 910 510 2,890 13

Pelvis

342

730 50 - 40 50 40 30 500 41

Buttock(s)

343

1,680 430 410 330 140 120 40 210 2

Groin

344

3,410 330 330 560 630 460 300 800 9

External reproductive tract structures

345

280 40 30 60 20 50 - 60 7

External reproductive tract structures, unspecified

3450

20 - - - - - - - 15

Scrotum

3451

200 30 30 50 - 20 - 50 4

Penis

3452

40 - - - - - - - 7

Internal reproductive tract structures

346

30 - - - - - - - 27

Multiple pelvic region locations

348

340 20 - 100 30 60 - 120 14

Pelvic region, n.e.c.

349

30 - - - - - - - 23

Multiple trunk locations

38

5,890 480 860 790 550 830 350 2,030 15

Trunk, n.e.c.

39

80 - - - - 20 30 - 20

Upper Extremities

4

286,810 37,500 28,410 45,650 34,250 32,660 18,810 89,520 10

Upper extremities, unspecified

40

170 30 - - 20 - - 80 24

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

41

68,070 5,080 4,070 8,290 7,480 6,210 5,000 31,950 27

Arm(s)

42

43,650 4,790 3,510 7,390 4,430 5,580 3,080 14,870 13

Arm(s), unspecified

420

12,980 1,300 1,190 2,140 1,290 1,460 960 4,640 14

Upper arm(s)

421

6,730 630 270 950 510 880 500 2,990 23

Elbow(s)

422

13,990 1,370 920 2,250 1,570 1,870 1,070 4,930 14

Forearm(s)

423

8,380 1,310 1,080 1,870 840 1,140 430 1,710 5

Multiple arm locations

428

1,400 180 60 160 210 170 70 550 12

Multiple arm locations, unspecified

4280

30 - - - - - - - 23

Elbow(s) and arms(s)

4281

1,120 100 50 130 180 150 60 450 13

Multiple arm locations, n.e.c.

4289

250 70 - 30 30 20 - 90 6

Arm(s), n.e.c.

429

170 - - 20 - 50 40 50 28

Wrist(s)

43

34,760 3,280 2,890 4,350 4,400 4,160 2,680 13,010 15

Hand(s)

44

123,990 22,810 15,860 23,230 16,020 15,100 7,120 23,860 6

Hand(s), unspecified

440

35,580 6,360 4,560 6,540 4,480 5,700 1,640 6,300 6

Hand(s), except finger(s)

441

3,430 830 540 830 400 230 110 480 4

Finger(s), fingernail(s)

442

80,660 15,200 10,450 15,130 10,820 8,230 4,800 16,030 5

Finger(s), fingernail(s), unspecified

4420

70,910 13,500 8,970 13,540 9,450 7,130 4,240 14,070 5

Fingernail(s), nailbed(s)

4421

1,040 220 310 180 130 80 20 90 2

Fingertip(s)

4422

6,320 930 700 1,080 720 880 480 1,530 8

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

4429

2,380 550 470 320 510 130 60 340 4

Hand(s) and finger(s)

448

3,520 330 240 680 250 890 230 900 17

Hand(s), n.e.c.

449

790 90 60 50 80 50 330 140 21

Multiple upper extremities locations

48

16,140 1,520 2,070 2,390 1,890 1,610 930 5,740 12

Multiple upper extremities locations, unspecified

480

210 - 30 20 - 50 - 100 30

Hand(s) and arms(s)

481

1,710 130 160 410 220 180 130 490 9

Hand(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4810

950 70 80 190 120 130 60 300 12

Hand(s) and elbow(s)

4811

180 20 30 40 20 - - 60 7

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

4819

580 50 50 170 80 40 60 130 7

Hand(s) and wrist(s)

482

3,580 380 330 620 360 530 220 1,140 12

Wrist(s) and arm(s)

483

1,930 130 470 250 270 90 100 610 6

Wrist(s) and arm(s), unspecified

4830

680 70 140 60 50 60 - 280 14

Wrist(s) and elbow(s)

4831

330 20 20 60 20 - 70 140 27

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

4839

920 40 300 130 200 20 20 200 5

Shoulder(s) and arm(s)

484

5,110 650 360 660 490 380 310 2,270 21

Multiple upper extremities locations, n.e.c.

489

3,600 230 730 430 530 390 170 1,130 9

Upper extremities, n.e.c.

49

30 - - - - - - - 6

Lower Extremities

5

215,500 24,350 20,330 34,610 25,800 23,650 13,990 72,780 11

Lower extremities, unspecified

50

220 50 - - - 20 30 90 23

Leg(s)

51

110,950 12,290 9,950 15,780 11,690 13,010 7,670 40,560 14

Leg(s), unspecified

510

11,200 1,320 1,440 1,870 990 1,150 950 3,480 10

Thigh(s)

511

5,480 750 630 790 610 730 380 1,580 10

Knee(s)

512

79,380 8,430 6,490 11,080 8,200 9,410 5,430 30,340 15

Lower leg(s)

513

11,870 1,370 1,160 1,720 1,540 1,510 660 3,920 12

Multiple leg locations

518

2,700 280 160 320 340 190 240 1,170 23

Multiple leg locations, unspecified

5180

260 - - - - - - 20 7

Knee(s) and leg(s)

5181

2,010 260 140 310 100 180 210 820 21

Multiple leg locations, n.e.c.

5189

430 20 20 - - 20 30 320 180

Leg(s), n.e.c.

519

320 150 70 - - - - 70 2

Ankle(s)

52

49,210 5,400 4,230 8,950 7,460 5,280 2,970 14,910 9

Foot (feet)

53

47,180 5,800 5,550 8,310 5,710 4,580 2,840 14,390 8

Foot (feet), unspecified

530

32,770 3,580 3,920 5,980 3,790 3,010 1,940 10,540 9

Sole(s)

531

2,200 530 160 390 180 80 110 740 6

Sole(s), unspecified

5310

600 340 80 80 50 - 30 20 1

Arch(es), instep(s)

5312

90 40 - - - - - 20 2

Heel(s)

5313

1,490 150 70 290 130 70 80 700 24

Toes(s), toenail(s)

532

10,880 1,540 1,260 1,640 1,570 1,410 740 2,700 7

Multiple foot (feet) locations

538

810 110 110 240 110 60 30 150 5

Foot (feet), n.e.c.

539

520 40 100 50 50 20 - 250 24

Multiple lower extremities locations

58

7,930 800 590 1,560 920 760 480 2,820 12

Multiple lower extremities locations, unspecified

580

110 - - - - - - 70 41

Foot (feet) and leg(s)

581

1,180 80 70 250 330 110 70 280 7

Foot(feet) and leg(s), unspecified

5810

510 30 20 50 230 70 20 90 7

Foot(feet) and knee(s)

5811

450 40 40 170 50 - 40 110 5

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

5819

220 - - 30 50 30 20 80 17

Foot (feet) and ankle(s)

582

2,820 300 220 560 240 350 180 970 12

Ankle(s) and leg(s)

583

3,180 330 280 590 300 220 200 1,250 14

Ankle(s) and leg(s), unspecified

5830

880 80 80 40 70 20 40 550 62

Ankle(s) and knee(s)

5831

1,820 190 180 500 200 160 130 460 6

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

5839

480 60 30 50 30 40 30 240 30

Multiple lower extremities locations, n.e.c.

589

640 70 - 150 50 70 30 260 14

Body Systems

6

17,370 4,430 2,390 4,040 1,650 1,190 480 3,190 4

Multiple Body Parts

8

87,790 11,800 9,390 15,160 9,490 8,630 5,430 27,890 9

Multiple body parts, unspecified

80

5,120 580 550 820 660 430 280 1,810 10

Head and neck

81

2,160 390 300 450 360 210 70 380 5

Head, neck, and trunk

82

540 120 30 110 70 30 20 160 6

Head and trunk

83

1,690 290 420 360 170 160 50 230 4

Neck and back

84

7,560 1,130 670 1,180 1,080 820 760 1,910 8

Shoulder(s) and back

85

3,690 360 420 730 410 420 200 1,160 9

Hip(s) and leg(s)

86

1,680 330 150 300 160 170 70 500 7

Upper and lower limb(s)

87

8,430 1,140 990 1,320 790 860 690 2,630 10

Other multiple body parts

89

56,930 7,470 5,850 9,910 5,780 5,530 3,290 19,100 10

Whole body

891

610 150 100 110 80 30 20 130 3

Multiple body parts, n.e.c.

899

56,320 7,320 5,750 9,800 5,700 5,500 3,270 18,970 10

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