Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Oregon

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

75 13 5 6 43 3 4

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

54 8 3 6 30 3 3

Self Employed (3)

21 5 13

Sex

Men

72 13 5 6 42 3

Women

3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

15 4 9

25-34

7 3

35-44

17 5 3 7

45-54

18 3 10

55-64

5 4

65 and older

9 8

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

66 11 4 5 39 3 3

Black, non-Hispanic

Hispanic

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

Total

75 54 21 72 3

Contact with objects and equipment

13 8 5 13

Struck by object

10 7 3 10

Struck by falling object

6 4 6

Caught in equipment or object

3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

5 3 5

Fall to lower level

5 3 5

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

6 6 6

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

43 30 13 42

Highway transportation incident

26 19 7 25

Collision between vehicles

13 12 12

Non-collision highway incident

7 3 7

Non-highway transportation incident

4 4

Overturned, non-highway

3 3

Struck by vehicle

3 3

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

4 3 3

Homicides

Homicides - shooting

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, Oregon
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

75 13 5 6 43 3 4

Private industry

71 13 5 5 40 3 4

Goods Producing

40 11 21

Natural resources and mining

25 7 17

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25 7 17

Mining

Construction

9 3

Manufacturing

6

Service providing

31 3 3 19 3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

16 13

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

Transportation and warehousing

13 11

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

3

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

3

Government (3)

4 3

Federal

State

Local

3

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, Oregon
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

75 13 5 6 43 3 4

Management, professional, and related occupations

11 10

Management occupations

4 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

14 9

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

10 9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

27 9 4 11

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

19 7 10

Construction and extraction occupations

8 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

20 3 12

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

14 11

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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