Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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

193 54 22 22 65 7 22

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

158 40 19 15 55 7 21

Self Employed (3)

35 14 3 7 10

Sex

Men

177 52 22 22 54 7 19

Women

16 11

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

11 3 3

25-34

33 7 6 9 8

35-44

47 11 7 6 17 5

45-54

46 14 6 5 15 5

55-64

34 13 13 3

65 and older

18 6 3 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

164 44 19 20 61 4 15

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

19 5 4 7

Hispanic or Latino

8 3 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, Ohio
Event or exposure (1) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

193 158 35 177 16

Contact with objects and equipment

54 40 14 52

Struck by object

30 22 8 30

Struck by falling object

22 17 5 22

Caught in equipment or object

18 14 4 16

Caught in running equipment or machinery

13 9 4 11

Falls

22 19 3 22

Fall to lower level

22 19 3 22

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

5 3 5

Fall from scaffold

4 3 4

Harmful substances or environments

22 15 7 22

Contact with electric current

14 8 6 14

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3 3

Oxygen deficiency

3 3

Transportation incident

65 55 10 54 11

Highway transportation incident

37 36 29 8

Collision between vehicles

20 19 15 5

Non-collision highway incident

5 5 3

Non-highway transportation incident

10 8 9

Overturned, non-highway

4 4 4

Struck by vehicle

14 14 12

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

7 7 7

Assaults and violent acts

22 21 19

Homicides

16 16 13

Homicides - shooting

14 14 11

Self-inflicted injuries

6 5 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, Ohio
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

193 54 22 22 65 7 22

Private industry

179 53 21 19 58 7 20

Goods Producing

90 32 15 15 21 4

Natural resources and mining

24 12 4 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

24 12 4 7

Mining

Construction

36 7 10 8 8 3

Manufacturing

30 13 4 3 6

Service providing

89 21 6 4 37 4 16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

51 15 26 6

Wholesale trade

7 6

Retail trade

11 3 5

Transportation and warehousing

31 7 21

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

15 3 4 3 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

10 3 3

Education and health services

6 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5

Leisure and hospitality

10 6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4

Accommodation and food services

6 4

Other services

5

Government (3)

14 3 7

Federal

State

Local

10 3 4

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, Ohio
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

193 54 22 22 65 7 22

Management, professional, and related occupations

44 15 3 4 15 6

Management occupations

35 13 3 4 10 4

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

4

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

23 3 3 8 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

15 7 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

11 5 5

Sales and related occupations

7 4

Office and administrative support occupations

4 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

51 15 12 13 7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

34 7 11 10 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 6 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

64 20 4 3 30 3

Production occupations

13 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

51 15 29

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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