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
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

123 21 23 8 43 6 22

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

104 16 21 7 36 6 18

Self Employed (3)

19 5 7 4

Sex

Men

112 20 20 8 37 6 21

Women

11 3 6

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

4

20-24

7 4

25-34

15 4 3 4 3

35-44

24 5 4 8 5

45-54

28 6 7 9 3

55-64

19 5 6 3

65 and older

24 3 6 12

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

97 19 19 6 32 5 16

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

15 4 5

Hispanic or Latino

8 5

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) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

123 104 19 112 11

Contact with objects and equipment

21 16 5 20

Struck by object

12 10 11

Struck by falling object

7 7 7

Caught in equipment or object

7 4 3 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 3 5

Falls

23 21 20 3

Fall to lower level

17 15 17

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

3 3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

8 7 8

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

43 36 7 37 6

Highway transportation incident

18 18 16

Collision between vehicles

14 14 13

Non-collision highway incident

Non-highway transportation incident

11 6 5 11

Overturned, non-highway

6 3 3 6

Struck by vehicle

13 11 9 4

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

6 6 6

Assaults and violent acts

22 18 4 21

Homicides

13 13 12

Homicides - shooting

11 11 10

Self-inflicted injuries

8 5 3 8

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) 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

123 21 23 8 43 6 22

Private industry

116 21 22 8 41 5 19

Goods Producing

60 16 14 6 14 4 6

Natural resources and mining

17 4 8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

16 4 7

Mining

Construction

30 7 11 4 4 3

Manufacturing

13 5

Service providing

56 5 8 27 13

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25 3 12 5

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

9 4

Transportation and warehousing

9 7

Utilities

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

6

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

12 4 6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5 4

Accommodation and food services

7 6

Other services

7 5

Government (3)

7 3

Federal

State

Local

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, Michigan
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

123 21 23 8 43 6 22

Management, professional, and related occupations

29 4 4 17 3

Management occupations

18 4 3 7 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

4

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

15 3 3 8

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

6 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

12 3 6

Sales and related occupations

9 6

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

36 8 13 4 5 3 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

25 7 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

31 8 3 15

Production occupations

8 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

23 4 3 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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