Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Utah

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

54 9 3 3 34 5

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

48 8 3 32 3

Self Employed (3)

6

Sex

Men

51 9 3 3 31 5

Women

3 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7 5

25-34

10 8

35-44

18 3 10 3

45-54

13 9

55-64

4 3

65 and older

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

41 6 3 28 3

Black, non-Hispanic

Hispanic

11 3 5

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

Total

54 48 6 51 3

Contact with objects and equipment

9 8 9

Struck by object

7 6 7

Struck by falling object

4 3 4

Caught in equipment or object

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

3 3 3

Fall to lower level

3 3 3

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

3 3

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

34 32 31 3

Highway transportation incident

24 23 21 3

Collision between vehicles

10 10 9

Non-collision highway incident

10 9 9

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

6 6 6

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

5 3 5

Homicides

Homicides - shooting

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, Utah
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

54 9 3 3 34 5

Private industry

47 8 3 3 29 4

Goods Producing

19 5 9

Natural resources and mining

4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4

Mining

Construction

13 8

Manufacturing

Service providing

28 3 20 3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

13 3 8

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

3

Transportation and warehousing

8 6

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

7 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

5 5

Education and health services

4 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

7 5

Federal

State

Local

6 4

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, Utah
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

54 9 3 3 34 5

Management, professional, and related occupations

10 5 3

Management occupations

4

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

4 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

21 6 3 11

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

13 8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16 13

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

16 13

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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