Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Indiana

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

127 18 13 10 62 4 20

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

99 12 10 9 47 4 17

Self Employed (3)

28 6 3 15 3

Sex

Men

119 16 13 10 58 4 18

Women

8 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

6 3

25-34

18 3 3 7

35-44

24 4 3 3 10 4

45-54

35 6 4 16 6

55-64

27 3 3 13 6

65 and older

14 3 10

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

113 15 12 10 56 3 17

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5

Hispanic or Latino

7 4

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

Total

127 99 28 119 8

Contact with objects and equipment

18 12 6 16

Struck by object

11 8 3 10

Struck by falling object

6 4 6

Caught in equipment or object

6 4 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3

Falls

13 10 3 13

Fall to lower level

12 9 3 12

Fall from ladder

3 3

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

10 9 10

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3

Oxygen deficiency

3 3 3

Transportation incident

62 47 15 58 4

Highway transportation incident

44 36 8 41 3

Collision between vehicles

24 21 3 24

Non-collision highway incident

10 6 4 8

Non-highway transportation incident

8 6 8

Overturned, non-highway

4 3 4

Struck by vehicle

5 4 4

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

4 4 4

Assaults and violent acts

20 17 3 18

Homicides

15 13 13

Homicides - shooting

11 10 10

Self-inflicted injuries

5 4 5

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, Indiana
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

127 18 13 10 62 4 20

Private industry

118 16 13 10 59 3 17

Goods Producing

51 14 9 4 21

Natural resources and mining

23 6 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

22 5 13

Mining

Construction

21 4 7 3 7

Manufacturing

7 4

Service providing

67 4 6 38 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

40 5 27 4

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

4

Transportation and warehousing

31 3 25

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

5

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

11 3 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

8 3 4

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3 3

Other services

6 3

Government (3)

9 3 3

Federal

State

Local

8 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, Indiana
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

127 18 13 10 62 4 20

Management, professional, and related occupations

32 6 16 6

Management occupations

26 6 13 4

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

5

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

16 3 4 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

10 3 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 3 5

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

25 5 6 4 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

15 4 5 3 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

46 5 4 33

Production occupations

6 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

40 4 32

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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