Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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

202 33 24 18 78 10 39

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

138 25 18 18 50 5 22

Self Employed (3)

64 8 6 28 5 17

Sex

Men

186 33 21 16 71 10 35

Women

16 3 7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

9 4

25-34

31 7 4 4 10 5

35-44

49 10 4 4 17 14

45-54

46 7 4 5 16 5 9

55-64

34 3 6 18 3

65 and older

28 4 6 11 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

182 30 23 16 71 10 32

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12 3 5

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

202 138 64 186 16

Contact with objects and equipment

33 25 8 33

Struck by object

23 17 6 23

Struck by falling object

15 11 4 15

Caught in equipment or object

7 6 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 5 6

Falls

24 18 6 21 3

Fall to lower level

20 15 5 18

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

4 3 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

18 18 16

Contact with electric current

12 12 11

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5 5 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

78 50 28 71 7

Highway transportation incident

46 36 10 43 3

Collision between vehicles

24 20 4 22

Non-collision highway incident

9 4 5 9

Non-highway transportation incident

19 3 16 19

Overturned, non-highway

12 10 12

Struck by vehicle

10 8 6 4

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

10 5 5 10

Assaults and violent acts

39 22 17 35 4

Homicides

22 13 9 20

Homicides - shooting

20 12 8 18

Self-inflicted injuries

16 9 7 15

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, Ohio
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

202 33 24 18 78 10 39

Private industry

Goods Producing

91 23 15 8 34 4 7

Natural resources and mining

36 5 20 4 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

31 4 19 3

Mining

5

Construction

31 11 9 3 7

Manufacturing

24 7 4 3 7 3

Service providing

99 10 9 6 40 5 29

Trade, transportation, and utilities

55 4 5 3 22 5 16

Wholesale trade

6

Retail trade

24 4 16

Transportation and warehousing

22 19

Utilities

Information

3

Financial activities

7 3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

6

Professional and business services

12 3 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

10 3 5

Education and health services

5 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4 3

Leisure and hospitality

9 7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

6 5

Other services

8

Government (3)

12 4 4 3

Federal

State

Local

11 4 3 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, Ohio
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

202 33 24 18 78 10 39

Management, professional, and related occupations

56 6 4 3 31 3 9

Management occupations

43 6 3 25 3 5

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

3

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

4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

21 4 7 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12 4 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

22 3 3 15

Sales and related occupations

19 14

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

50 12 12 6 10 5 5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

28 8 6 4 8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

17 3 5 4 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

53 13 3 4 27 4

Production occupations

15 7 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

38 6 3 26

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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