Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arizona

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arizona
Selected
characteristics
2006
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 11 15 13 54 19

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

106 11 14 11 53 17

Self Employed (3)

6

Sex

Men

98 11 14 11 46 16

Women

14 8

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

10 4

25-34

21 5 10

35-44

27 3 4 17

45-54

31 3 3 5 14 6

55-64

11 6

65 and older

9 4 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

57 5 9 5 32 6

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

36 5 6 5 11 9

American Indian or Alaska Native

6 4

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

9 7

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, Arizona
Event or exposure (1) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

112 106 6 98 14

Contact with objects and equipment

11 11 11

Struck by object

9 9 9

Struck by falling object

6 6 6

Caught in equipment or object

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

15 14 14

Fall to lower level

13 12 12

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

5 4 5

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

13 11 11

Contact with electric current

3 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

54 53 46 8

Highway transportation incident

32 31 28 4

Collision between vehicles

11 10 10

Non-collision highway incident

7 7 5

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

8 8 6

Aircraft incident

11 11 10

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

19 17 16

Homicides

15 14 12

Homicides - shooting

11 11 8

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, Arizona
Selected industries (1) 2006
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 11 15 13 54 19

Private industry

95 10 14 11 42 18

Goods Producing

29 8 7 4 7 3

Natural resources and mining

5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4

Mining

Construction

17 5 5 5

Manufacturing

7 3

Service providing

66 7 7 35 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28 3 17 6

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

10 3 6

Transportation and warehousing

15 13

Utilities

Information

3 3

Financial activities

4

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

3

Professional and business services

14 3 5 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3 3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

11 3 5

Education and health services

4 4

Educational services

3 3

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

12 7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7

Accommodation and food services

5 5

Other services

Government (3)

17 12

Federal

5

State

4 3

Local

7 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, Arizona
Selected occupations (1) 2006
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 11 15 13 54 19

Management, professional, and related occupations

13 10

Management occupations

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

6 6

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

27 3 5 9 10

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

11 5 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10 3 3 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

10 4 3

Sales and related occupations

8 3 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

27 8 8 5 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

20 5 7 3 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

31 24 5

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

28 22 4

Military specific occupations

4

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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