Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Oregon

Create Customized Tables (one screen)Get detailed statistics for occupational fatalities.

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

55 13 5 23 3 10

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

44 10 4 19 8

Self Employed (3)

11 3 4

Sex

Men

53 13 4 23 3 9

Women

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

3 3

25-34

5 3

35-44

9 5

45-54

22 9 5 7

55-64

15 4 6

65 and older

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

49 12 5 21 3 7

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

55 44 11 53

Contact with objects and equipment

13 10 3 13

Struck by object

5 4 5

Struck by falling object

3 3 3

Caught in equipment or object

7 5 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

Fall to lower level

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

5 4 4

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

23 19 4 23

Highway transportation incident

12 9 3 12

Collision between vehicles

4 4

Non-collision highway incident

4 4 4

Non-highway transportation incident

5 4 5

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

10 8 9

Homicides

5 4 5

Homicides - shooting

3 3

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, Oregon
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

55 13 5 23 3 10

Private industry

48 12 5 20 3 7

Goods Producing

25 9 12

Natural resources and mining

14 5 8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 5 8

Mining

Construction

6 4

Manufacturing

5

Service providing

23 3 4 8 5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

12 3 4 3

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

3 3

Transportation and warehousing

8 4

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

5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

4

Other services

Government (3)

7 3

Federal

State

3

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, Oregon
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

55 13 5 23 3 10

Management, professional, and related occupations

7 4

Management occupations

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

3

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

7 4

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

5 4

Sales and related occupations

5 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

24 11 10 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 5 6

Construction and extraction occupations

8 4 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11 5

Production occupations

3

Transportation and material moving occupations

8 5

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.

Recommend this page using: