Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Georgia

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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

96 16 14 7 32 4 23

Self Employed (3)

12 7

Sex

Men

103 17 16 7 37 5 21

Women

5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

8 4

25-34

24 3 4 9 5

35-44

22 4 3 5 7

45-54

26 5 3 12 3

55-64

19 3 4 7 4

65 and older

5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

64 13 8 5 22 4 12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

23 4 10 6

Hispanic or Latino

16 3 3 5 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

4

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

Total

108 96 12 103 5

Contact with objects and equipment

18 16 17

Struck by object

7 6 7

Struck by falling object

6 5 6

Caught in equipment or object

9 8 8

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 6 5

Falls

16 14 16

Fall to lower level

14 12 14

Fall from ladder

5 5 5

Fall from roof

4 3 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

7 7 7

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

39 32 7 37

Highway transportation incident

26 21 5 24

Collision between vehicles

11 7 4 9

Non-collision highway incident

5 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

5 5 5

Overturned, non-highway

3 3 3

Struck by vehicle

6 4 6

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

5 4 5

Assaults and violent acts

23 23 21

Homicides

22 22 20

Homicides - shooting

21 21 20

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, Georgia
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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23

Private industry

95 17 16 7 35 4 16

Goods Producing

39 11 10 6 11

Natural resources and mining

5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

5

Mining

Construction

26 6 8 4 7

Manufacturing

8 4

Service providing

56 6 6 24 3 16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

31 3 15 9

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

7 5

Transportation and warehousing

18 14 3

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

6 3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

6 3

Professional and business services

11 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

10 5

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3 3

Other services

Government (3)

13 4 7

Federal

State

Local

10 3 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, Georgia
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

108 18 16 7 39 5 23

Management, professional, and related occupations

6 3

Management occupations

3

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

3

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

24 3 8 11

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

14 3 10

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 6

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

41 8 11 5 10 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

24 5 8 6 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 3 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

29 6 17 3

Production occupations

4 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

25 17 3

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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