Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Mississippi

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

93 16 11 13 36 15

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

73 14 8 11 31 7

Self Employed (3)

20 3 5 8

Sex

Men

87 16 11 13 32 13

Women

6 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

4

25-34

11 4 3

35-44

22 4 9 5

45-54

31 4 5 15 3

55-64

15 4 (P) 3 5

65 and older

8 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

53 7 7 10 19 8

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

30 6 3 15 4

Hispanic or Latino

7 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.
(P) Preliminary

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

Total

93 73 20 87 6

Contact with objects and equipment

16 14 16

Struck by object

12 10 12

Struck by falling object

7 7 7

Caught in equipment or object

4 4 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

11 8 3 11

Fall to lower level

9 6 3 9

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

13 11 13

Contact with electric current

5 3 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

36 31 5 32 4

Highway transportation incident

25 22 3 21 4

Collision between vehicles

11 9 10

Non-collision highway incident

9 9 7

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

4 3 4

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

15 7 8 13

Homicides

10 8 8

Homicides - shooting

9 7 7

Self-inflicted injuries

5 5 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, Mississippi
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

93 16 11 13 36 15

Private industry

84 16 11 13 29 13

Goods Producing

48 13 8 11 12

Natural resources and mining

17 7 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 5 6

Mining

3

Construction

21 3 6 8 4

Manufacturing

10 3

Service providing

36 3 3 17 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22 3 9 7

Wholesale trade

4

Retail trade

6 5

Transportation and warehousing

10 5

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

4 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4 3

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

4 3

Government (3)

9 7

Federal

3

State

Local

5 5

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, Mississippi
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

93 16 11 13 36 15

Management, professional, and related occupations

13 4 4

Management occupations

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

9 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 6

Sales and related occupations

6 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

37 8 7 11 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 4

Construction and extraction occupations

22 3 6 8 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 3 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

25 6 14

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

20 4 14

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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