Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Nebraska

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

63 17 6 24 13

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

45 10 6 17 10

Self Employed (3)

18 7 7 3

Sex

Men

55 16 6 22 8

Women

8 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7

25-34

7 4

35-44

7 4

45-54

14 4 5 5

55-64

5

65 and older

21 6 9 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

59 15 4 24 13

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

63 45 18 55 8

Contact with objects and equipment

17 10 7 16

Struck by object

6 3 3 6

Struck by falling object

Caught in equipment or object

5 3 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3

Falls

6 6 6

Fall to lower level

6 6 6

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

24 17 7 22

Highway transportation incident

16 13 3 15

Collision between vehicles

9 8 8

Non-collision highway incident

5 3 5

Non-highway transportation incident

5 4 5

Overturned, non-highway

4 4 4

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

13 10 3 8 5

Homicides

8 8 3 5

Homicides - shooting

6 6 5

Self-inflicted injuries

3 3

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, Nebraska
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

63 17 6 24 13

Private industry

59 17 6 22 12

Goods Producing

34 13 4 12 4

Natural resources and mining

19 8 7 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

18 8 6 3

Mining

Construction

7 3 3

Manufacturing

8 4

Service providing

25 4 10 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22 4 8 8

Wholesale trade

4 3

Retail trade

9 8

Transportation and warehousing

9 7

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

4

Federal

State

Local

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, Nebraska
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

63 17 6 24 13

Management, professional, and related occupations

20 7 8 4

Management occupations

17 7 6 3

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

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

12 4 7

Sales and related occupations

9 7

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11 5 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

4 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18 5 10

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

15 4 9

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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