Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Oklahoma

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

100 17 5 5 50 6 16

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

78 12 4 4 41 6 10

Self Employed (3)

22 5 9 6

Sex

Men

93 16 5 5 47 6 13

Women

7 3 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

11 3 6

25-34

15 7 3

35-44

26 4 3 10 6

45-54

26 20 3

55-64

13 5 3

65 and older

9 3 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

85 17 3 5 45 4 10

Black, non-Hispanic

4

Hispanic

3

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

5

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

Total

100 78 22 93 7

Contact with objects and equipment

17 12 5 16

Struck by object

9 7 9

Struck by falling object

Caught in equipment or object

7 4 3 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

5 4 5

Fall to lower level

3 3

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

5 4 5

Contact with electric current

3 3 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

50 41 9 47 3

Highway transportation incident

32 32 29 3

Collision between vehicles

16 16 13 3

Non-collision highway incident

6 6 6

Non-highway transportation incident

6 6 6

Overturned, non-highway

3 3 3

Struck by vehicle

7 5 7

Aircraft incident

3 3 3

Fires and explosions

6 6 6

Assaults and violent acts

16 10 6 13 3

Homicides

10 7 3 8

Homicides - shooting

10 7 3 8

Self-inflicted injuries

3 3

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, Oklahoma
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

100 17 5 5 50 6 16

Private industry

92 16 4 4 48 5 14

Goods Producing

41 14 4 15 5 3

Natural resources and mining

25 8 8 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

16 5 6

Mining

9 3 3

Construction

14 5 6

Manufacturing

Service providing

51 4 33 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

41 3 29 8

Wholesale trade

5 4

Retail trade

9 7

Transportation and warehousing

24 23

Utilities

3

Information

Financial activities

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

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)

8

Federal

State

Local

5

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, Oklahoma
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

100 17 5 5 50 6 16

Management, professional, and related occupations

18 4 8 3

Management occupations

16 4 6 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

6 4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

9 6

Sales and related occupations

9 6

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

28 12 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4

Construction and extraction occupations

19 9 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

37 31 3

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

34 31

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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