Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Louisiana

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

111 18 10 13 55 14

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

96 13 10 12 48 12

Self Employed (3)

15 5 7

Sex

Men

102 18 10 13 52 8

Women

9 3 6

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3 3

20-24

6 3

25-34

22 3 4 8 5

35-44

27 3 5 12 5

45-54

29 7 4 3 14

55-64

15 12

65 and older

9 3 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

70 10 6 8 37 8

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

29 7 14 4

Hispanic or Latino

8 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

4

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, Louisiana
Event or exposure (1) 2005
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

111 96 15 102 9

Contact with objects and equipment

18 13 5 18

Struck by object

10 6 4 10

Struck by falling object

7 3 4 7

Caught in equipment or object

8 7 8

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 5 5

Falls

10 10 10

Fall to lower level

10 10 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

5 5 5

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

13 12 13

Contact with electric current

8 7 8

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

55 48 7 52 3

Highway transportation incident

22 19 3 20

Collision between vehicles

12 9 3 11

Non-collision highway incident

5 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

5 5 5

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

11 9 11

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

14 12 8 6

Homicides

12 10 6 6

Homicides - shooting

11 9 6 5

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, Louisiana
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

111 18 10 13 55 14

Private industry

101 17 10 13 50 10

Goods Producing

44 11 9 4 19

Natural resources and mining

14 3 8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

5 4

Mining

9 4

Construction

23 4 7 3 9

Manufacturing

7 4

Service providing

57 6 9 31 9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37 3 5 24 4

Wholesale trade

5 3

Retail trade

8 3 3

Transportation and warehousing

23 18

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 3 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3 3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3 3

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

3 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3 3

Other services

3

Government (3)

10 5 4

Federal

State

5 3

Local

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, Louisiana
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

111 18 10 13 55 14

Management, professional, and related occupations

5 5

Management occupations

3 3

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

15 3 5 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 3 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 7

Sales and related occupations

4 3

Office and administrative support occupations

4 4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

39 7 8 8 15

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4 4

Construction and extraction occupations

23 5 8 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

12 6 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

44 8 4 29

Production occupations

12 5 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

32 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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