Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Missouri

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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

98 14 4 12 56 10

Self Employed (3)

67 22 6 4 26 8

Sex

Men

151 35 10 16 71 3 16

Women

14 11

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

9 3 4

25-34

20 5 8

35-44

34 8 4 15 3

45-54

48 12 29 4

55-64

21 3 3 12

65 and older

32 11 14 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

151 33 9 15 78 3 13

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7

Hispanic or Latino

4

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

Total

165 98 67 151 14

Contact with objects and equipment

36 14 22 35

Struck by object

23 10 13 22

Struck by falling object

10 6 4 10

Caught in equipment or object

11 9 11

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4 4

Falls

10 4 6 10

Fall to lower level

10 4 6 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

16 12 4 16

Contact with electric current

12 9 3 12

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

82 56 26 71 11

Highway transportation incident

34 26 8 31 3

Collision between vehicles

15 13 14

Non-collision highway incident

9 6 3 7

Non-highway transportation incident

20 4 16 20

Overturned, non-highway

11 9 11

Struck by vehicle

11 11 8 3

Aircraft incident

16 14 11 5

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

18 10 8 16

Homicides

14 7 7 12

Homicides - shooting

8 5 3 7

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, Missouri
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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18

Private industry

Goods Producing

86 30 5 10 37 3

Natural resources and mining

46 24 18

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

46 24 18

Mining

Construction

27 5 4 7 9

Manufacturing

13 10

Service providing

56 4 5 5 30 12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27 3 19

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

6 4

Transportation and warehousing

15 14

Utilities

4

Information

3 3

Financial activities

5 3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

4 3

Professional and business services

8 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7

Education and health services

5 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5 4

Leisure and hospitality

5 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

4 3

Other services

3 3

Government (3)

23 15 3

Federal

State

11 10

Local

11 5 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, Missouri
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

165 36 10 16 82 3 18

Management, professional, and related occupations

71 19 4 5 34 8

Management occupations

64 19 4 4 30 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

Service occupations

13 3 4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 4 4

Sales and related occupations

6 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

30 12 7 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 5

Construction and extraction occupations

21 6 5 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

42 3 3 33

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

37 3 31

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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