Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arizona

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arizona
Selected
characteristics
2007
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

97 17 21 10 36 11

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

90 16 20 10 33 9

Self Employed (3)

7 3

Sex

Men

84 17 19 10 28 8

Women

13 8 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

10 3

25-34

15 3 4 4

35-44

24 5 14

45-54

25 4 5 3 12

55-64

12 3 4 3

65 and older

9 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

62 10 15 7 22 6

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5

Hispanic or Latino

26 6 5 3 10

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, Arizona
Event or exposure (1) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

97 90 7 84 13

Contact with objects and equipment

17 16 17

Struck by object

6 5 6

Struck by falling object

3 3

Caught in equipment or object

7 7 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4 4

Falls

21 20 19

Fall to lower level

14 14 14

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

10 10 10

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

36 33 3 28 8

Highway transportation incident

25 23 21 4

Collision between vehicles

13 12 9 4

Non-collision highway incident

5 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

6 5 4

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

11 9 8 3

Homicides

9 8 6 3

Homicides - shooting

6 6 5

Self-inflicted injuries

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.

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, Arizona
Selected industries (1) 2007
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

97 17 21 10 36 11

Private industry

87 16 20 9 32 8

Goods Producing

25 9 7 4 3

Natural resources and mining

6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4

Mining

Construction

14 4 6

Manufacturing

5 3

Service providing

62 7 13 5 29 6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37 4 7 3 16 5

Wholesale trade

6 3

Retail trade

11 4 5

Transportation and warehousing

19 13

Utilities

Information

6 6

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

9 3 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

7 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

4

Other services

Government (3)

10 4 3

Federal

3

State

Local

6 3

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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, Arizona
Selected occupations (1) 2007
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

97 17 21 10 36 11

Management, professional, and related occupations

12 4 5

Management occupations

4

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

4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

13 3 6 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

9 3 6

Sales and related occupations

8 3 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

26 10 7 5 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

17 5 6 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

35 5 4 3 21

Production occupations

4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

31 4 4 21

Military specific occupations

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 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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