Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arizona

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arizona
Selected
characteristics
2004
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

84 9 11 8 42 13

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

78 7 11 8 41 10

Self Employed (3)

6 3

Sex

Men

77 9 9 8 38 12

Women

7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

5

25-34

24 15 6

35-44

17 3 7 3

45-54

16 3 3 7

55-64

15 3 8

65 and older

5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

53 4 5 4 32 7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

25 5 3 4 7 6

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino 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, Arizona
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

84 78 6 77 7

Contact with objects and equipment

9 7 9

Struck by object

5 5 5

Struck by falling object

3 3 3

Caught in equipment or object

4 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

11 11 9

Fall to lower level

9 9 9

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

8 8 8

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

3 3 3

Transportation incident

42 41 38 4

Highway transportation incident

25 24 22 3

Collision between vehicles

8 7 7

Non-collision highway incident

10 10 9

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

13 13 12

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

13 10 3 12

Homicides

11 9 11

Homicides - shooting

10 8 10

Self-inflicted injuries

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

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, Arizona
Selected industries (1) 2004
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

84 9 11 8 42 13

Private industry

Goods Producing

24 6 6 10

Natural resources and mining

6 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4 3

Mining

Construction

12 4 5

Manufacturing

6 3

Service providing

48 3 4 3 27 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25 14 7

Wholesale trade

6

Retail trade

5

Transportation and warehousing

14 11 3

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

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

9 6

Educational services

6 4

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

5 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

Government (3)

12 3 5

Federal

State

Local

8 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, Arizona
Selected occupations (1) 2004
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

84 9 11 8 42 13

Management, professional, and related occupations

16 3 8

Management occupations

6

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

4 3

Service occupations

10 3 4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

7 4

Sales and related occupations

7 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17 5 6 5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

9 3 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

30 23 3

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

27 23 3

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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