Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Arkansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Arkansas
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

88 13 12 12 41 9

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

76 12 11 10 36 6

Self Employed (3)

12 5 3

Sex

Men

80 12 11 12 36 8

Women

8 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

6 3

25-34

11 8

35-44

18 3 3 6 4

45-54

26 4 6 13

55-64

16 3 3 8

65 and older

9 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

66 10 10 8 32 5

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

14 3 7

Hispanic or Latino

6

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, Arkansas
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

88 76 12 80 8

Contact with objects and equipment

13 12 12

Struck by object

6 6 6

Struck by falling object

4 4 4

Caught in equipment or object

4 3 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

12 11 11

Fall to lower level

11 10 10

Fall from ladder

5 4 4

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

12 10 12

Contact with electric current

6 4 6

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

41 36 5 36 5

Highway transportation incident

27 24 23 4

Collision between vehicles

17 14 14 3

Non-collision highway incident

6 6 6

Non-highway transportation incident

5 3 5

Overturned, non-highway

4 3 4

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

5 5 4

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

9 6 3 8

Homicides

8 5 3 7

Homicides - shooting

7 4 3 6

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, Arkansas
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

88 13 12 12 41 9

Private industry

80 13 12 12 38 5

Goods Producing

43 9 8 9 17

Natural resources and mining

15 3 5 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

13 3 4 6

Mining

Construction

18 3 5 8

Manufacturing

10 3 3

Service providing

37 4 4 3 21 5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 4 17

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

5 3

Transportation and warehousing

17 13

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

Education and health services

5

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5

Leisure and hospitality

3 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3 3

Other services

Government (3)

8 3 4

Federal

State

3 3

Local

4

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, Arkansas
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

88 13 12 12 41 9

Management, professional, and related occupations

13 7 4

Management occupations

8 3 3

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

8

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

6 4

Sales and related occupations

5 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

23 5 6 6 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6

Construction and extraction occupations

10 4 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

37 7 3 4 23

Production occupations

6 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

31 5 3 23

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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