Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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

165 37 26 16 58 4 23

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

135 27 20 15 50 4 18

Self Employed (3)

30 10 6 8 5

Sex

Men

152 35 23 16 50 4 23

Women

13 3 8

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

8 3

25-34

29 5 4 14 5

35-44

34 7 5 6 6 8

45-54

39 9 9 4 13 3

55-64

32 7 7 13

65 and older

20 6 3 8 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

144 35 22 13 54 17

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

10 3 3

Hispanic or Latino

6

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

4 3

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

Total

165 135 30 152 13

Contact with objects and equipment

37 27 10 35

Struck by object

19 12 7 17

Struck by falling object

10 7 3 9

Caught in equipment or object

18 15 3 18

Caught in running equipment or machinery

10 8 10

Falls

26 20 6 23 3

Fall to lower level

20 14 6 19

Fall from ladder

5 4 5

Fall from roof

6 3 3 6

Fall from scaffold

3 3 3

Harmful substances or environments

16 15 16

Contact with electric current

9 9 9

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

6 5 6

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

58 50 8 50 8

Highway transportation incident

34 33 28 6

Collision between vehicles

14 14 10 4

Non-collision highway incident

3 3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

9 3 6 9

Overturned, non-highway

8 3 5 8

Struck by vehicle

11 11 9

Aircraft incident

4 3 4

Fires and explosions

4 4 4

Assaults and violent acts

23 18 5 23

Homicides

17 15 17

Homicides - shooting

17 15 17

Self-inflicted injuries

3 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, Ohio
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

165 37 26 16 58 4 23

Private industry

150 37 24 14 51 4 19

Goods Producing

70 24 15 11 13 4

Natural resources and mining

21 12 5 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

18 10 5 3

Mining

3

Construction

31 3 12 10 5

Manufacturing

18 9 3

Service providing

80 13 9 3 38 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

46 7 4 23 9

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

14 4 7

Transportation and warehousing

29 6 18

Utilities

Information

4 3

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

16 5 5 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

13 5 3 3

Education and health services

3 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

8 5 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4 4

Accommodation and food services

4 3

Other services

Government (3)

15 7 4

Federal

State

Local

13 7 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, Ohio
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

165 37 26 16 58 4 23

Management, professional, and related occupations

30 6 14 7

Management occupations

20 6 7 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

23 4 6 6 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 3 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

11 3 4 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

13 5 7

Sales and related occupations

10 3 7

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

43 12 12 10 7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5 5

Construction and extraction occupations

27 3 11 8 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11 4 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

55 15 6 3 26 3

Production occupations

10 6

Transportation and material moving occupations

45 9 5 26 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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