Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arkansas

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

70 13 10 5 31 6 4

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

56 12 7 26

Self Employed (3)

14 3 5

Sex

Men

67 12 10 5 30 6 3

Women

3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

6

25-34

15 4 3 5

35-44

16 3 3 9

45-54

17 3 9

55-64

7 4

65 and older

8 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

50 8 5 4 23 5 4

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

10 3 5

Hispanic or Latino

5

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

5

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, Arkansas
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

70 56 14 67 3

Contact with objects and equipment

13 12 12

Struck by object

6 6 6

Struck by falling object

4 4 4

Caught in equipment or object

7 6 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4 3

Falls

10 7 3 10

Fall to lower level

10 7 3 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

5 5

Contact with electric current

5 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

31 26 5 30

Highway transportation incident

18 15 3 17

Collision between vehicles

5 5 5

Non-collision highway incident

7 6 6

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

5 5 5

Aircraft incident

3 3

Fires and explosions

6 6

Assaults and violent acts

4 3

Homicides

4 3

Homicides - shooting

4 3

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, Arkansas
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

70 13 10 5 31 6 4

Private industry

Goods Producing

33 11 7 11

Natural resources and mining

10 5 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

9 4 3

Mining

Construction

14 6 6

Manufacturing

9 5

Service providing

37 3 20 4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27 16 4

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

6 3

Transportation and warehousing

14 11

Utilities

5

Information

Financial activities

5

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

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)

Federal

State

Local

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, Arkansas
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

70 13 10 5 31 6 4

Management, professional, and related occupations

8 3 3

Management occupations

5

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

3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

5 3

Sales and related occupations

4 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

21 5 5 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 3

Construction and extraction occupations

7 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

32 7 19

Production occupations

4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

28 4 18

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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