Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Michigan

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

110 20 19 10 40 5 16

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

87 17 12 10 34 4 10

Self Employed (3)

23 3 7 6 6

Sex

Men

103 19 19 9 39 5 12

Women

7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

7 5

25-34

18 6 4 3 3

35-44

27 4 4 8 7

45-54

27 4 4 3 10 4

55-64

16 4 8 3

65 and older

11 3 3 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

89 17 17 6 35 5 9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12 3 5

Hispanic or Latino

8 3

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

Total

110 87 23 103 7

Contact with objects and equipment

20 17 3 19

Struck by object

13 10 3 12

Struck by falling object

7 6 7

Caught in equipment or object

4 4 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3 3

Falls

19 12 7 19

Fall to lower level

17 10 7 17

Fall from ladder

3 3

Fall from roof

6 4 6

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

10 10 9

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5 5 5

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

40 34 6 39

Highway transportation incident

20 18 19

Collision between vehicles

10 8 10

Non-collision highway incident

3 3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

9 5 4 9

Overturned, non-highway

4 3 4

Struck by vehicle

3 3 3

Aircraft incident

6 6 6

Fires and explosions

5 4 5

Assaults and violent acts

16 10 6 12 4

Homicides

14 9 5 10 4

Homicides - shooting

11 6 5 9

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, Michigan
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

110 20 19 10 40 5 16

Private industry

100 19 19 10 35 4 13

Goods Producing

51 11 18 6 14

Natural resources and mining

19 6 3 9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

17 5 3 8

Mining

Construction

20 4 13

Manufacturing

12 4

Service providing

49 8 4 21 4 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 5 13 6

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

8 3 4

Transportation and warehousing

14 9

Utilities

Information

3

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

5

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5

Accommodation and food services

Other services

4

Government (3)

10 5 3

Federal

State

Local

9 4 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, Michigan
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

110 20 19 10 40 5 16

Management, professional, and related occupations

18 3 9 3

Management occupations

13 8

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

16 3 7 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

9 6

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

35 8 13 4 7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7 4

Construction and extraction occupations

19 4 10 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

31 5 3 5 14 3

Production occupations

7 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

24 4 14

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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