Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Michigan

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

120 27 17 11 35 27

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

91 18 14 8 29 19

Self Employed (3)

29 9 3 3 6 8

Sex

Men

103 26 13 10 28 23

Women

17 4 7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

25-34

20 4 5 3 4 4

35-44

18 5 8

45-54

38 7 3 5 12 10

55-64

25 5 4 10 4

65 and older

14 3 3 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

97 24 14 9 25 22

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

14 7 4

Hispanic or Latino

7

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

Total

120 91 29 103 17

Contact with objects and equipment

27 18 9 26

Struck by object

14 9 5 13

Struck by falling object

9 7 8

Caught in equipment or object

10 7 3 10

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 4 6

Falls

17 14 3 13 4

Fall to lower level

14 11 3 11 3

Fall from ladder

4 3 3

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

11 8 3 10

Contact with electric current

4 3 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

6 4 5

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

35 29 6 28 7

Highway transportation incident

24 21 3 19 5

Collision between vehicles

12 10 10

Non-collision highway incident

4 3

Non-highway transportation incident

5 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

6 5 5

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

27 19 8 23 4

Homicides

20 15 5 16 4

Homicides - shooting

13 10 3 10 3

Self-inflicted injuries

6 4 6

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, Michigan
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

120 27 17 11 35 27

Private industry

111 27 17 10 29 26

Goods Producing

47 18 6 6 9 6

Natural resources and mining

16 8 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

16 8 5

Mining

Construction

16 3 5 3

Manufacturing

15 7

Service providing

64 9 11 4 20 20

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 6 3 8 7

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

9 3 4

Transportation and warehousing

11 3 6

Utilities

Information

4

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 3 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 3 4

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5 3

Leisure and hospitality

11 7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4

Accommodation and food services

7 5

Other services

7 3

Government (3)

9 6

Federal

State

Local

8 6

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, Michigan
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

120 27 17 11 35 27

Management, professional, and related occupations

25 6 8 7

Management occupations

21 6 5 6

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

18 3 7 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

6 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

12 4 6

Sales and related occupations

10 4 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

29 8 7 3 5 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4

Construction and extraction occupations

15 5 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

35 10 4 15 5

Production occupations

9 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

26 6 15 3

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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