Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Nevada

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

52 11 8 4 21 8

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

45 8 8 3 19 7

Self Employed (3)

7 3

Sex

Men

48 11 7 4 19 7

Women

4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

3 3

25-34

9

35-44

15 4 3 7

45-54

15 5 6

55-64

7 3

65 and older

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

37 8 7 3 14 5

Black, non-Hispanic

5 3

Hispanic

10 3 4

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

Total

52 45 7 48 4

Contact with objects and equipment

11 8 3 11

Struck by object

8 5 3 8

Struck by falling object

3 3

Caught in equipment or object

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

8 8 7

Fall to lower level

6 6 6

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

4 3 4

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

21 19 19

Highway transportation incident

12 11 11

Collision between vehicles

Non-collision highway incident

8 7 8

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

4 4 3

Aircraft incident

3 3

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

8 7 7

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, Nevada
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

52 11 8 4 21 8

Private industry

48 11 8 4 19 6

Goods Producing

16 5 4 4

Natural resources and mining

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

Mining

Construction

10 3 3

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

32 6 4 15 5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

14 3 9

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

Transportation and warehousing

11 9

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

3

Education and health services

3 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

6 4

Other services

Government (3)

4

Federal

State

Local

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, Nevada
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

52 11 8 4 21 8

Management, professional, and related occupations

4

Management occupations

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

10 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

3

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

18 7 4 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16 3 12

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

14 12

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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