Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Indiana

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

153 25 22 8 72 25

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

112 19 17 8 51 17

Self Employed (3)

41 6 5 21 8

Sex

Men

143 24 22 8 67 21

Women

10 5 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

4

25-34

17 5 4 3 4

35-44

34 5 4 17 6

45-54

34 5 3 3 18 5

55-64

31 3 17 8

65 and older

30 5 6 15

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

132 19 20 7 67 18

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

11 3 6

Hispanic or Latino

7 5

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

Total

153 112 41 143 10

Contact with objects and equipment

25 19 6 24

Struck by object

13 10 3 13

Struck by falling object

7 5 7

Caught in equipment or object

8 8 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

22 17 5 22

Fall to lower level

21 17 4 21

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

8 8 8

Contact with electric current

3 3 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

72 51 21 67 5

Highway transportation incident

38 33 5 37

Collision between vehicles

24 23 23

Non-collision highway incident

4 3 4

Non-highway transportation incident

16 3 13 15

Overturned, non-highway

8 7 8

Struck by vehicle

10 9 8

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

25 17 8 21 4

Homicides

13 11 10 3

Homicides - shooting

10 9 8

Self-inflicted injuries

8 5 3 7

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, Indiana
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

153 25 22 8 72 25

Private industry

Goods Producing

68 16 15 27 7

Natural resources and mining

32 6 4 16 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

30 5 3 16 5

Mining

Construction

21 5 8 6

Manufacturing

15 5 3 5

Service providing

76 8 6 5 41 16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

50 5 4 30 10

Wholesale trade

6 3

Retail trade

17 3 4 8

Transportation and warehousing

27 25

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

3

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

7 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4 3

Accommodation and food services

Other services

4

Government (3)

9 4

Federal

State

Local

6 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, Indiana
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

153 25 22 8 72 25

Management, professional, and related occupations

39 4 7 20 7

Management occupations

29 4 5 15 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

3

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3 3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3

Service occupations

12 3 4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

17 7 9

Sales and related occupations

14 6 8

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

32 10 9 7 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

19 7 7 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

52 9 4 4 34

Production occupations

9 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

43 5 3 33

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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