Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Indiana

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Indiana
Selected
characteristics
2008
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

143 35 14 10 67 14

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

106 23 10 9 52 9

Self Employed (3)

37 12 4 15 5

Sex

Men

130 34 13 8 61 11

Women

13 6 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

17 11

25-34

19 5 6 4

35-44

28 6 3 3 12

45-54

36 6 3 3 21

55-64

23 8 10

65 and older

18 7 4 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

120 29 11 8 58 11

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

9 5 3

Hispanic or Latino

14 6 3 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, Indiana
Event or exposure (1) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

143 106 37 130 13

Contact with objects and equipment

35 23 12 34

Struck by object

20 13 7 20

Struck by falling object

15 8 7 15

Caught in equipment or object

11 7 4 10

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

14 10 4 13

Fall to lower level

11 8 3 11

Fall from ladder

3 3

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

10 9 8

Contact with electric current

3 3 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5 4 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

67 52 15 61 6

Highway transportation incident

32 31 29 3

Collision between vehicles

24 23 21 3

Non-collision highway incident

3 3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

15 13 15

Overturned, non-highway

9 7 9

Struck by vehicle

15 14 13

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

14 9 5 11 3

Homicides

8 5 3 7

Homicides - shooting

5 3 5

Self-inflicted injuries

5 4 4

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, Indiana
Selected industries (1) 2008
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

143 35 14 10 67 14

Private industry

133 35 14 10 59 12

Goods Producing

64 26 7 3 23 3

Natural resources and mining

26 11 14

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25 10 14

Mining

Construction

20 7 6 4

Manufacturing

18 8 5

Service providing

69 9 7 7 36 9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

37 5 4 3 21 3

Wholesale trade

5 3

Retail trade

13 3 7

Transportation and warehousing

16 12

Utilities

3

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

8 3 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3 3

Education and health services

6

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5

Leisure and hospitality

9 4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6 4

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

7 4

Government (3)

10 8

Federal

State

3 3

Local

7 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, Indiana
Selected occupations (1) 2008
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

143 35 14 10 67 14

Management, professional, and related occupations

36 9 20 4

Management occupations

24 8 12

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

3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

15 8 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

10 6

Sales and related occupations

9 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

43 15 7 5 11

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 3 3

Construction and extraction occupations

27 9 6 3 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

39 9 3 22 3

Production occupations

7 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

32 5 3 22

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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