Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arkansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected
characteristics
2003
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

87 16 10 4 48 3 6

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

80 16 10 4 43 5

Self Employed (3)

7 5

Sex

Men

82 16 10 4 45 5

Women

5 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7 3 4

25-34

17 3 10

35-44

24 3 5 13

45-54

19 7 3 7

55-64

13 9

65 and older

5 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

62 10 7 3 35 5

Black, non-Hispanic

15 4 9

Hispanic

9 3

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

Pacific Islander

Multiple

Other or not reported

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Arkansas
Event or exposure (1) 2003
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

87 80 7 82 5

Contact with objects and equipment

16 16 16

Struck by object

7 7 7

Struck by falling object

4 4 4

Caught in equipment or object

7 7 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3 3

Falls

10 10 10

Fall to lower level

10 10 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

4 4 4

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

48 43 5 45 3

Highway transportation incident

39 36 3 37

Collision between vehicles

20 18 18

Non-collision highway incident

13 13 13

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

4 4 3

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3

Assaults and violent acts

6 5 5

Homicides

6 5 5

Homicides - shooting

3 3

Self-inflicted injuries

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected industries (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

87 16 10 4 48 3 6

Private industry

80 15 8 4 44 3 6

Goods Producing

40 11 4 3 21

Natural resources and mining

16 6 10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 4 10

Mining

Construction

12 3 4

Manufacturing

12 3 7

Service providing

40 4 4 23 6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25 3 16 4

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

5 3

Transportation and warehousing

15 14

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 4

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

7 4

Federal

State

Local

5 4

Footnotes:
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected occupations (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

87 16 10 4 48 3 6

Management, professional, and related occupations

6

Management occupations

3

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

9 3 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

6 5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

7 4 3

Sales and related occupations

6 3 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

30 9 5 3 12

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

13 4 8

Construction and extraction occupations

12 3 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

34 5 24

Production occupations

5 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

29 22

Military specific occupations

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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