Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Missouri

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

142 27 20 10 59 24

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

65 8 15 4 28 10

Self Employed (3)

77 19 5 6 31 14

Sex

Men

131 26 20 8 53 23

Women

11 6

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7

25-34

22 5 3 3 7 4

35-44

21 3 3 8 5

45-54

32 7 4 16 4

55-64

33 7 6 14 4

65 and older

25 5 4 11 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

124 25 19 9 54 15

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7 3 3

Hispanic or Latino

6 3

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

5

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

Total

142 65 77 131 11

Contact with objects and equipment

27 8 19 26

Struck by object

13 4 9 12

Struck by falling object

8 6 8

Caught in equipment or object

12 4 8 12

Caught in running equipment or machinery

7 5 7

Falls

20 15 5 20

Fall to lower level

17 13 4 17

Fall from ladder

3 3

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

3 3

Harmful substances or environments

10 4 6 8

Contact with electric current

5 3 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

59 28 31 53 6

Highway transportation incident

26 17 9 23 3

Collision between vehicles

8 6 7

Non-collision highway incident

10 7 3 9

Non-highway transportation incident

21 19 21

Overturned, non-highway

15 15 15

Struck by vehicle

8 7 6

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

24 10 14 23

Homicides

15 8 7 14

Homicides - shooting

14 8 6 13

Self-inflicted injuries

7 5 7

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, Missouri
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

142 27 20 10 59 24

Private industry

136 27 18 9 56 24

Goods Producing

87 24 14 7 38

Natural resources and mining

46 18 23

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

45 17 23

Mining

Construction

37 4 13 5 13

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

49 3 4 18 21

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20 4 7 8

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

11 3 6

Transportation and warehousing

6 3

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

5 4

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

3 3

Professional and business services

6 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4 3

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

8 4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4 3

Accommodation and food services

4 3

Other services

7 4

Government (3)

6 3

Federal

State

Local

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, Missouri
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

142 27 20 10 59 24

Management, professional, and related occupations

48 16 3 25

Management occupations

43 15 22

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

14 6 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4 3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

18 4 11

Sales and related occupations

14 3 10

Office and administrative support occupations

4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

44 8 12 5 14 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

30 4 10 4 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18 3 12

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

16 12

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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