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
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

157 30 21 19 60 4 21

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

137 25 19 16 55 4 16

Self Employed (3)

20 5 3 5 5

Sex

Men

148 30 21 19 56 4 17

Women

9 4 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

12 5 4

25-34

25 7 3 10 4

35-44

37 5 4 3 19 3 3

45-54

45 8 10 17 5

55-64

24 3 5 4 6 6

65 and older

11 3 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

120 25 18 13 47 3 12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

18 5 7 3

Hispanic or Latino

12 4 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

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

Total

157 137 20 148 9

Contact with objects and equipment

30 25 5 30

Struck by object

19 15 4 19

Struck by falling object

11 8 3 11

Caught in equipment or object

7 6 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

21 19 21

Fall to lower level

21 19 21

Fall from ladder

7 5 7

Fall from roof

8 8 8

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

19 16 3 19

Contact with electric current

10 8 10

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

7 6 7

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

60 55 5 56 4

Highway transportation incident

31 28 3 28 3

Collision between vehicles

21 19 19

Non-collision highway incident

5 5 4

Non-highway transportation incident

7 6 7

Overturned, non-highway

3 3 3

Struck by vehicle

10 10 9

Aircraft incident

8 7 8

Fires and explosions

4 4 4

Assaults and violent acts

21 16 5 17 4

Homicides

11 9 11

Homicides - shooting

7 6 7

Self-inflicted injuries

8 6 5 3

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) 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

157 30 21 19 60 4 21

Private industry

148 28 21 19 54 4 20

Goods Producing

70 19 15 7 23 3

Natural resources and mining

18 6 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

15 5 6

Mining

3

Construction

31 5 10 5 9

Manufacturing

21 8 3 7

Service providing

78 9 6 12 31 17

Trade, transportation, and utilities

42 3 5 22 9

Wholesale trade

9 5

Retail trade

13 6

Transportation and warehousing

18 14

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

12 4 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

10 4

Education and health services

9 5

Educational services

3 3

Health care and social assistance

6

Leisure and hospitality

6 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

4 3

Other services

6

Government (3)

9 6

Federal

State

Local

7 5

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) 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

157 30 21 19 60 4 21

Management, professional, and related occupations

22 4 10 6

Management occupations

14 4 6 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

3

Service occupations

24 6 7 6 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

13 6 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

13 8 4

Sales and related occupations

12 7 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

47 10 15 8 9 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7

Construction and extraction occupations

29 5 11 6 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11 3 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

51 10 3 3 27 3 4

Production occupations

13 4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

38 6 24 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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