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
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

146 22 22 17 45 37

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

99 12 19 13 31 21

Self Employed (3)

47 10 3 4 14 16

Sex

Men

134 22 18 17 41 34

Women

12 4 4 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

4

25-34

22 4 6 10

35-44

23 3 4 4 10

45-54

40 5 7 6 11 10

55-64

30 6 5 15

65 and older

23 7 6 7 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

119 19 20 11 37 29

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

16 3 5 7

Hispanic or Latino

10 5

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) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

146 99 47 134 12

Contact with objects and equipment

22 12 10 22

Struck by object

14 7 7 14

Struck by falling object

9 5 4 9

Caught in equipment or object

3 3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3 3

Falls

22 19 3 18 4

Fall to lower level

18 15 3 15 3

Fall from ladder

8 6 8

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

17 13 4 17

Contact with electric current

7 7 7

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

8 4 4 8

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

45 31 14 41 4

Highway transportation incident

22 16 6 19 3

Collision between vehicles

11 10 10

Non-collision highway incident

3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

8 4 4 8

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

9 6 3 8

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

37 21 16 34 3

Homicides

26 14 12 24

Homicides - shooting

23 11 12 21

Self-inflicted injuries

10 6 4 9

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) 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

146 22 22 17 45 37

Private industry

137 20 21 17 43 34

Goods Producing

53 14 9 11 14 5

Natural resources and mining

25 9 5 8

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25 9 5 8

Mining

Construction

23 4 6 5 5 3

Manufacturing

5

Service providing

84 6 12 6 29 29

Trade, transportation, and utilities

38 3 4 16 12

Wholesale trade

5 3

Retail trade

14 10

Transportation and warehousing

19 3 13

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

13 6 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 5

Education and health services

7

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

6

Leisure and hospitality

8 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

14 3 7

Government (3)

9 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, Michigan
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

146 22 22 17 45 37

Management, professional, and related occupations

34 8 10 14

Management occupations

27 8 8 9

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

17 4 5 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7 3

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

17 3 9

Sales and related occupations

12 7

Office and administrative support occupations

5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

41 8 8 13 8 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

10 5

Construction and extraction occupations

19 4 6 3 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

12 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

37 4 5 21 5

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

32 3 5 20 4

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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