Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Louisiana

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

111 16 11 12 44 16 12

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

101 13 10 11 42 15 10

Self Employed (3)

10 3

Sex

Men

110 16 11 12 43 16 12

Women

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

6 4

25-34

28 4 5 9 6

35-44

20 3 8

45-54

34 3 3 5 14 6

55-64

13 6 4

65 and older

9 4 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

82 10 8 11 30 15 8

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

19 12

Hispanic or Latino

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

Total

111 101 10 110

Contact with objects and equipment

16 13 3 16

Struck by object

9 7 9

Struck by falling object

6 5 6

Caught in equipment or object

6 5 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

11 10 11

Fall to lower level

9 8 9

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

3 3 3

Harmful substances or environments

12 11 12

Contact with electric current

6 5 6

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

44 42 43

Highway transportation incident

28 26 27

Collision between vehicles

17 15 17

Non-collision highway incident

4 4 3

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

7 7 7

Aircraft incident

3 3 3

Fires and explosions

16 15 16

Assaults and violent acts

12 10 12

Homicides

11 9 11

Homicides - shooting

9 7 9

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, Louisiana
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

111 16 11 12 44 16 12

Private industry

100 16 9 11 39 16 9

Goods Producing

49 12 5 6 11 14

Natural resources and mining

24 6 4 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4

Mining

20 4 13

Construction

16 4 4 5 3

Manufacturing

9 4

Service providing

51 4 4 5 28 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

36 3 3 19 7

Wholesale trade

8 4

Retail trade

5 3

Transportation and warehousing

22 14 4

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

9 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 5

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

3

Government (3)

11 5 3

Federal

State

Local

8 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, Louisiana
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

111 16 11 12 44 16 12

Management, professional, and related occupations

5

Management occupations

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

9 5 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7 4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

3

Sales and related occupations

3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

40 12 6 7 5 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

31 8 6 5 3 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

53 3 4 3 32 4 7

Production occupations

9 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

44 4 29 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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