Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Kansas

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

101 23 13 9 48 8

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

73 14 11 7 35 6

Self Employed (3)

28 9 13

Sex

Men

86 22 11 8 39 6

Women

15 9

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

10 7

25-34

19 3 4 3 9

35-44

15 4 6

45-54

21 5 11

55-64

19 4 3 9

65 and older

14 6 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

93 21 12 9 44 7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

101 73 28 86 15

Contact with objects and equipment

23 14 9 22

Struck by object

13 7 6 13

Struck by falling object

7 5 7

Caught in equipment or object

7 5 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

13 11 11

Fall to lower level

11 9 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

9 7 8

Contact with electric current

3 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

48 35 13 39 9

Highway transportation incident

32 28 4 25 7

Collision between vehicles

23 21 17 6

Non-collision highway incident

6 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

10 8 10

Overturned, non-highway

7 6 7

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

8 6 6

Homicides

3

Homicides - shooting

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, Kansas
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

101 23 13 9 48 8

Private industry

92 23 13 7 42 7

Goods Producing

51 17 8 4 20

Natural resources and mining

28 9 3 14

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

24 9 11

Mining

4 3

Construction

17 5 5 5

Manufacturing

6 3

Service providing

41 6 5 3 22 5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 4 4 15

Wholesale trade

8 3 4

Retail trade

3

Transportation and warehousing

15 3 9

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

4

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

9 6

Federal

State

3

Local

4

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, Kansas
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

101 23 13 9 48 8

Management, professional, and related occupations

27 10 14

Management occupations

23 10 11

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

8 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

7 4

Sales and related occupations

4 3

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

30 4 8 14

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

18 4 4 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

27 8 3 3 11

Production occupations

7 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

20 4 3 11

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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