Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Nebraska

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

57 19 7 5 17 3 6

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

33 10 6 3 10 3

Self Employed (3)

24 9 7 3

Sex

Men

54 19 7 5 15 3 5

Women

3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

25-34

5

35-44

11 3 3

45-54

10 3 3 4

55-64

8 3

65 and older

21 8 3 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

52 18 7 5 14 3 5

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

57 33 24 54 3

Contact with objects and equipment

19 10 9 19

Struck by object

9 4 5 9

Struck by falling object

4 3 4

Caught in equipment or object

7 3 4 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 3 5

Falls

7 6 7

Fall to lower level

5 4 5

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

5 3 5

Contact with electric current

5 3 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

17 10 7 15

Highway transportation incident

11 9 9

Collision between vehicles

7 5 5

Non-collision highway incident

3 3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

3 3 3

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

6 3 3 5

Homicides

4 3 3

Homicides - shooting

3

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, Nebraska
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

57 19 7 5 17 3 6

Private industry

53 18 7 5 15 3 5

Goods Producing

31 14 3 3 8

Natural resources and mining

21 13 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

21 13 4

Mining

Construction

7 3

Manufacturing

3

Service providing

22 4 4 7 4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

8 4

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

5

Transportation and warehousing

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

4

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

5 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

5 3

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

3

Government (3)

4

Federal

State

Local

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, Nebraska
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

57 19 7 5 17 3 6

Management, professional, and related occupations

21 8 6 3

Management occupations

19 8 4 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

Service occupations

4

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

5

Sales and related occupations

5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16 8 3 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5 5

Construction and extraction occupations

7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11 5

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

9 5

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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