Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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

206 32 23 28 86 9 28

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

152 25 17 21 61 8 20

Self Employed (3)

54 7 6 7 25 8

Sex

Men

184 30 19 25 78 9 23

Women

22 4 3 8 5

Age

Under 16

3

16-17

18-19

3 3

20-24

18 5 5 7

25-34

37 6 8 7 9 6

35-44

35 6 5 17 4

45-54

45 8 6 7 13 9

55-64

35 5 3 18 6

65 and older

28 4 16 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

171 27 20 22 71 7 24

Black, non-Hispanic

14 4 5

Hispanic

15 6 3

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

3

Pacific Islander

Multiple

Other or not reported

3

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

Total

206 152 54 184 22

Contact with objects and equipment

32 25 7 30

Struck by object

17 12 5 17

Struck by falling object

9 5 4 9

Caught in equipment or object

5 5 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3

Falls

23 17 6 19 4

Fall to lower level

21 15 6 18 3

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

28 21 7 25 3

Contact with electric current

17 12 5 16

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

11 9 9

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

86 61 25 78 8

Highway transportation incident

48 42 6 42 6

Collision between vehicles

23 20 3 20 3

Non-collision highway incident

6 6 6

Non-highway transportation incident

21 4 17 19

Overturned, non-highway

11 10 10

Struck by vehicle

10 9 10

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

9 8 9

Assaults and violent acts

28 20 8 23 5

Homicides

14 11 3 10 4

Homicides - shooting

10 8 8

Self-inflicted injuries

12 8 4 11

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, Ohio
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

206 32 23 28 86 9 28

Private industry

187 32 22 27 73 6 27

Goods Producing

106 24 16 17 35 4 10

Natural resources and mining

34 7 3 19 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

31 6 3 18 4

Mining

3

Construction

40 10 10 11 9

Manufacturing

32 7 3 5 7 4 6

Service providing

81 8 6 10 38 17

Trade, transportation, and utilities

31 16 10

Wholesale trade

5 3

Retail trade

5 4

Transportation and warehousing

20 11 4

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

3

Professional and business services

20 4 4 4 8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

15 4 7

Education and health services

7 5

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

7 5

Leisure and hospitality

11 5 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

8 4 3

Other services

8

Government (3)

19 13

Federal

State

4 4

Local

13 8

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, Ohio
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

206 32 23 28 86 9 28

Management, professional, and related occupations

45 4 5 3 26 6

Management occupations

32 4 3 19 4

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

3

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

38 3 3 4 18 7

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

12 6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

16 3 9

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

14 7 6

Sales and related occupations

8 4 4

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

55 12 12 16 13

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6

Construction and extraction occupations

35 9 6 10 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 4 6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

54 13 5 22 4 8

Production occupations

19 4 4 3 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

35 9 19 4

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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