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
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

125 26 20 10 47 20

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

88 16 16 8 32 15

Self Employed (3)

37 10 4 15 5

Sex

Men

118 25 17 9 47 18

Women

7 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7 3

25-34

18 3 4 6

35-44

22 5 3 9 5

45-54

34 8 8 3 11 4

55-64

20 3 3 10 3

65 and older

23 6 7 9

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

112 23 19 10 44 14

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7 4

Hispanic or Latino

3

American Indian or Alaska Native

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

Total

125 88 37 118 7

Contact with objects and equipment

26 16 10 25

Struck by object

13 7 6 12

Struck by falling object

9 6 3 9

Caught in equipment or object

11 7 4 11

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 3 5

Falls

20 16 4 17 3

Fall to lower level

16 13 3 14

Fall from ladder

5 3 5

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

10 8 9

Contact with electric current

4 3 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5 4 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

47 32 15 47

Highway transportation incident

25 22 3 25

Collision between vehicles

15 14 15

Non-collision highway incident

4 3 4

Non-highway transportation incident

14 4 10 14

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

7 5 7

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

20 15 5 18

Homicides

10 8 8

Homicides - shooting

10 8 8

Self-inflicted injuries

9 7 9

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) 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

125 26 20 10 47 20

Private industry

119 26 19 9 43 20

Goods Producing

52 17 8 4 20

Natural resources and mining

23 8 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

23 8 13

Mining

Construction

17 3 5 3 5

Manufacturing

12 6

Service providing

67 9 11 5 23 18

Trade, transportation, and utilities

38 5 4 3 19 6

Wholesale trade

11 4 5

Retail trade

9 3 5

Transportation and warehousing

18 3 11

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4

Education and health services

8 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

6

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

4 4

Other services

6

Government (3)

6 4

Federal

State

Local

4 3

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, Indiana
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

125 26 20 10 47 20

Management, professional, and related occupations

34 7 6 14 5

Management occupations

26 7 12 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

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

10 3 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4 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

37 7 9 4 11 5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4

Construction and extraction occupations

18 3 6 3 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

15 3 4 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

34 8 4 17

Production occupations

6 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

28 5 3 16

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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