Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Oklahoma

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

91 15 8 4 59 3

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

85 13 7 4 57

Self Employed (3)

6

Sex

Men

87 15 8 4 55 3

Women

4 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

6

25-34

14 3 3 7

35-44

24 3 17

45-54

18 15

55-64

20 5 12

65 and older

8 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

70 11 5 49

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

3 3

Hispanic or Latino

8 3

American Indian or Alaska Native

6 3

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

Total

91 85 6 87 4

Contact with objects and equipment

15 13 15

Struck by object

11 9 11

Struck by falling object

5 5 5

Caught in equipment or object

4 4 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

8 7 8

Fall to lower level

7 6 7

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

4 4 4

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

59 57 55 4

Highway transportation incident

43 42 39 4

Collision between vehicles

17 17 15

Non-collision highway incident

10 10 9

Non-highway transportation incident

5 5 5

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

5 5 5

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

Homicides

Homicides - shooting

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, Oklahoma
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

91 15 8 4 59 3

Private industry

84 14 8 4 55

Goods Producing

37 11 5 3 16

Natural resources and mining

13 6 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

Mining

12 5 5

Construction

17 3 4 7

Manufacturing

7 4

Service providing

47 3 3 39

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33 31

Wholesale trade

7 6

Retail trade

5 4

Transportation and warehousing

20 20

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

7 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 5

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

7 4

Federal

State

6 4

Local

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, Oklahoma
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

91 15 8 4 59 3

Management, professional, and related occupations

7 5

Management occupations

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

10 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7 5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

3

Sales and related occupations

3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

29 11 4 3 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

27 10 4 3 8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

42 38

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

39 36

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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