Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Mississippi

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

112 20 17 7 49 19

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

86 11 10 4 47 14

Self Employed (3)

26 9 7 3 5

Sex

Men

106 20 17 6 44 19

Women

6 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

9 4

25-34

21 11 6

35-44

19 3 9 5

45-54

23 4 6 9 3

55-64

24 8 3 10

65 and older

13 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

75 14 13 4 32 12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

30 6 4 3 13 4

Hispanic or Latino

3

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

Total

112 86 26 106 6

Contact with objects and equipment

20 11 9 20

Struck by object

16 8 8 16

Struck by falling object

12 8 4 12

Caught in equipment or object

3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

17 10 7 17

Fall to lower level

14 8 6 14

Fall from ladder

5 3 5

Fall from roof

6 4 6

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

7 4 3 6

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

4 3

Transportation incident

49 47 44 5

Highway transportation incident

29 28 27

Collision between vehicles

9 8 8

Non-collision highway incident

11 11 10

Non-highway transportation incident

5 4 5

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

3 3

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

19 14 5 19

Homicides

15 11 4 15

Homicides - shooting

13 11 13

Self-inflicted injuries

4 3 4

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, Mississippi
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

112 20 17 7 49 19

Private industry

94 18 17 6 41 12

Goods Producing

34 13 10 3 7

Natural resources and mining

11 6 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

11 6 4

Mining

Construction

15 4 8

Manufacturing

8 3

Service providing

60 5 7 3 34 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

40 28 6

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

8 3 4

Transportation and warehousing

30 24

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 4

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

3 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3 3

Other services

Government (3)

18 8 7

Federal

4

State

Local

10 3 6

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, Mississippi
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

112 20 17 7 49 19

Management, professional, and related occupations

11 5 4

Management occupations

8 5

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

19 3 4 4 7

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 3 4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 3 5

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

32 6 12 3 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

21 4 10 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

40 6 29

Production occupations

5 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

35 3 28

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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