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
2005
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

157 25 23 14 72 8 15

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

124 19 19 12 57 7 10

Self Employed (3)

33 6 4 15 5

Sex

Men

143 24 22 13 65 8 11

Women

14 7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

10 4

25-34

17 3 3 8

35-44

36 4 3 5 14 4 6

45-54

41 7 5 5 19 3

55-64

34 4 9 17

65 and older

17 5 8

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

140 23 22 13 67 6 9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

9 4

Hispanic or Latino

5

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

3 3

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) 2005
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

157 124 33 143 14

Contact with objects and equipment

25 19 6 24

Struck by object

16 13 3 16

Struck by falling object

9 7 9

Caught in equipment or object

6 4 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 3

Falls

23 19 4 22

Fall to lower level

18 15 3 18

Fall from ladder

6 5 6

Fall from roof

6 6 6

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

14 12 13

Contact with electric current

8 6 8

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

72 57 15 65 7

Highway transportation incident

48 43 5 42 6

Collision between vehicles

26 24 23 3

Non-collision highway incident

8 7 7

Non-highway transportation incident

9 7 9

Overturned, non-highway

7 6 7

Struck by vehicle

10 8 9

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

8 7 8

Assaults and violent acts

15 10 5 11 4

Homicides

11 7 4 7 4

Homicides - shooting

8 5 3 4 4

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, Indiana
Selected industries (1) 2005
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

157 25 23 14 72 8 15

Private industry

148 25 21 14 65 8 15

Goods Producing

63 17 13 5 20 5 3

Natural resources and mining

26 7 14

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

26 7 14

Mining

Construction

27 7 8 5 5

Manufacturing

10 3 3 3

Service providing

85 8 8 9 45 3 12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

52 5 34 7

Wholesale trade

10 6

Retail trade

13 4 6

Transportation and warehousing

28 24

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

12 3 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

11 3 6

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4 3

Leisure and hospitality

6 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

5 4

Other services

6 3

Government (3)

9 7

Federal

State

3 3

Local

6 4

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) 2005
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

157 25 23 14 72 8 15

Management, professional, and related occupations

32 5 7 3 11 4

Management occupations

29 5 6 10 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

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

12 4 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

5 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

11 4 5

Sales and related occupations

10 3 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

47 12 10 6 15

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

8 3 4

Construction and extraction occupations

24 7 8 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

15 4 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

55 6 4 38 4

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

50 4 3 38 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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