Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Michigan

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Michigan
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

152 30 17 21 58 3 22

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

115 25 14 19 36 3 17

Self Employed (3)

37 5 3 22 5

Sex

Men

141 30 16 20 52 3 19

Women

11 6 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

13 3 3 3

25-34

19 4 4 7

35-44

41 10 6 6 17

45-54

29 5 6 8 5

55-64

27 7 3 3 11 3

65 and older

19 3 14

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

134 26 15 21 54 3 14

Black, non-Hispanic

7 3

Hispanic

4

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

4

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, Michigan
Event or exposure (1) 2003
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

152 115 37 141 11

Contact with objects and equipment

30 25 5 30

Struck by object

19 16 3 19

Struck by falling object

15 12 3 15

Caught in equipment or object

5 4 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 3 4

Falls

17 14 3 16

Fall to lower level

13 10 3 12

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

21 19 20

Contact with electric current

10 9 10

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

6 5 6

Oxygen deficiency

4 4 3

Transportation incident

58 36 22 52 6

Highway transportation incident

27 26 25

Collision between vehicles

16 16 15

Non-collision highway incident

3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

19 17 17

Overturned, non-highway

12 11 11

Struck by vehicle

9 6 3 7

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3 3

Assaults and violent acts

22 17 5 19 3

Homicides

14 12 11 3

Homicides - shooting

12 10 11

Self-inflicted injuries

5 3 5

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, Michigan
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

152 30 17 21 58 3 22

Private industry

140 29 16 20 51 3 20

Goods Producing

78 22 10 11 32

Natural resources and mining

34 7 24

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

31 7 22

Mining

3

Construction

30 7 8 9 6

Manufacturing

14 8

Service providing

62 7 6 9 19 19

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33 3 3 14 11

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

16 4 11

Transportation and warehousing

14 10

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

6 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4 4

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

12 3 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8 3

Accommodation and food services

4

Other services

5

Government (3)

12 7

Federal

State

3

Local

9 6

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, Michigan
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

152 30 17 21 58 3 22

Management, professional, and related occupations

41 5 5 26 3

Management occupations

34 4 4 22

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

12 4 4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5 4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

12 7

Sales and related occupations

9 5

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

40 11 8 10 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3 3

Construction and extraction occupations

30 8 7 8 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

47 9 4 5 20 6

Production occupations

16 5 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

31 4 19 3

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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