Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arizona

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arizona
Selected
characteristics
2009
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

76 12 11 11 32 10

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

65 11 9 10 27 8

Self Employed (3)

11 5

Sex

Men

73 11 11 11 30 10

Women

3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

3

25-34

12 7

35-44

8

45-54

22 3 3 11 3

55-64

20 3 3 4 6 4

65 and older

11 3 3 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

44 5 7 8 20 4

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

22 6 4 3 4 5

American Indian or Alaska Native

4 3

Asian

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, Arizona
Event or exposure (1) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

76 65 11 73 3

Contact with objects and equipment

12 11 11

Struck by object

7 6 6

Struck by falling object

5 4 4

Caught in equipment or object

5 5 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3 3

Falls

11 9 11

Fall to lower level

10 8 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

11 10 11

Contact with electric current

5 5 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

32 27 5 30

Highway transportation incident

18 16 17

Collision between vehicles

7 6 7

Non-collision highway incident

4 4 4

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

5 4 4

Aircraft incident

6 5 6

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

10 8 10

Homicides

7 5 7

Homicides - shooting

5 3 5

Self-inflicted injuries

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, Arizona
Selected industries (1) 2009
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

76 12 11 11 32 10

Private industry

70 11 11 10 29 9

Goods Producing

23 4 4 6 7

Natural resources and mining

12 3 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

11 3 5

Mining

Construction

9 3 5

Manufacturing

Service providing

47 7 7 4 22 7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

24 15 4

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

3

Transportation and warehousing

18 14

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

Government (3)

6 3

Federal

State

4

Local

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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, Arizona
Selected occupations (1) 2009
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

76 12 11 11 32 10

Management, professional, and related occupations

15 3 7 4

Management occupations

8 4

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

4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

10 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

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

4

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17 4 7 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7 3

Construction and extraction occupations

8 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

29 3 3 19 3

Production occupations

4

Transportation and material moving occupations

25 19

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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