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
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

148 26 19 7 75 6 15

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

124 21 17 6 65 5 10

Self Employed (3)

24 5 10 5

Sex

Men

134 25 17 7 64 6 15

Women

14 11

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

11 3 7

25-34

22 4 3 11

35-44

27 3 3 3 15

45-54

38 6 23 5

55-64

34 7 8 14 3

65 and older

16 3 3 5 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

127 21 17 5 70 5 9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12 5

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

148 124 24 134 14

Contact with objects and equipment

26 21 5 25

Struck by object

15 12 3 14

Struck by falling object

8 7 8

Caught in equipment or object

7 5 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

19 17 17

Fall to lower level

16 14 15

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

4 4 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

7 6 7

Contact with electric current

4 3 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

75 65 10 64 11

Highway transportation incident

48 44 4 42 6

Collision between vehicles

31 28 3 25 6

Non-collision highway incident

6 5 6

Non-highway transportation incident

5 3 5

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

13 11 10 3

Aircraft incident

5

Fires and explosions

6 5 6

Assaults and violent acts

15 10 5 15

Homicides

8 6 8

Homicides - shooting

7 5 7

Self-inflicted injuries

6 4 6

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) 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

148 26 19 7 75 6 15

Private industry

141 26 19 7 72 4 13

Goods Producing

52 14 10 21 5

Natural resources and mining

12 3 5 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

12 3 5 3

Mining

Construction

27 8 6 11

Manufacturing

13 3 3 5

Service providing

89 12 9 6 51 3 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

51 7 3 4 30 3 4

Wholesale trade

8 3

Retail trade

5

Transportation and warehousing

34 3 25

Utilities

4

Information

5

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

13 9

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

8 5

Education and health services

6 5

Educational services

5 5

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

7

Government (3)

7

Federal

State

Local

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, Indiana
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

148 26 19 7 75 6 15

Management, professional, and related occupations

24 5 13 4

Management occupations

18 3 11 3

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

3

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

20 4 11 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6 5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

7 3

Sales and related occupations

5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

36 12 7 4 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

23 8 5 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 3 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

61 9 6 38 5

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 8 6 36 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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