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
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

94 22 12 9 27 23

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

67 14 9 7 24 12

Self Employed (3)

27 8 3 3 11

Sex

Men

84 21 10 8 24 20

Women

10 3 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

5

25-34

10 3 3

35-44

23 5 3 8 5

45-54

24 8 5 9

55-64

15 5 4

65 and older

13 6 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

85 19 11 8 26 20

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

94 67 27 84 10

Contact with objects and equipment

22 14 8 21

Struck by object

12 8 4 12

Struck by falling object

10 6 4 10

Caught in equipment or object

8 5 3 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

12 9 3 10

Fall to lower level

9 6 3 9

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

5 3 5

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

9 7 8

Contact with electric current

5 3 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

27 24 3 24 3

Highway transportation incident

15 14 12 3

Collision between vehicles

13 12 10 3

Non-collision highway incident

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

5 5 5

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

23 12 11 20 3

Homicides

9 4 5 7

Homicides - shooting

5 3 5

Self-inflicted injuries

12 7 5 12

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) 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

94 22 12 9 27 23

Private industry

86 21 11 7 24 22

Goods Producing

40 16 5 4 6 8

Natural resources and mining

12 5 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

11 5 4

Mining

Construction

16 7 4

Manufacturing

12 4 3

Service providing

46 5 6 3 18 14

Trade, transportation, and utilities

18 9 7

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

9 3 6

Transportation and warehousing

6 4

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

13 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

12 5

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

9 3 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

6 3

Other services

3

Government (3)

8 3

Federal

State

Local

5

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, Michigan
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

94 22 12 9 27 23

Management, professional, and related occupations

18 5 5 6

Management occupations

15 5 3 6

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

21 4 3 7 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12 5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

13 4 7

Sales and related occupations

12 4 7

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

25 11 4 3 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

15 6 4 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17 4 7 3

Production occupations

8 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9 6

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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