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
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

106 14 14 6 59 13

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

71 7 11 4 39 10

Self Employed (3)

35 7 3 20 3

Sex

Men

99 14 12 5 57 11

Women

7

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

4 4

25-34

15 3 6 4

35-44

23 3 14 3

45-54

25 7 13 4

55-64

17 3 9

65 and older

20 6 11

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

95 13 13 4 55 10

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

5

Hispanic or Latino

3

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

3

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

Total

106 71 35 99 7

Contact with objects and equipment

14 7 7 14

Struck by object

10 5 5 10

Struck by falling object

5 3 5

Caught in equipment or object

3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

14 11 3 12

Fall to lower level

10 8 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

6 4 5

Contact with electric current

4 3

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

59 39 20 57

Highway transportation incident

37 29 8 36

Collision between vehicles

14 10 4 14

Non-collision highway incident

12 10 12

Non-highway transportation incident

15 5 10 15

Overturned, non-highway

8 6 8

Struck by vehicle

Aircraft incident

3 3

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

13 10 3 11

Homicides

11 8 3 9

Homicides - shooting

9 7 8

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, Missouri
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

106 14 14 6 59 13

Private industry

100 13 14 5 56 12

Goods Producing

46 11 4 26

Natural resources and mining

24 6 17

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

24 6 17

Mining

Construction

12 3 7

Manufacturing

10 4

Service providing

54 10 4 30 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

30 7 18 4

Wholesale trade

10 4 6

Retail trade

10 5 4

Transportation and warehousing

8 6

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

11 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4 4

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3

Education and health services

5

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

5 3

Government (3)

6 3

Federal

State

Local

5 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) 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

106 14 14 6 59 13

Management, professional, and related occupations

33 7 22

Management occupations

27 7 18

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

13 7

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7 5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

12 7 3

Sales and related occupations

8 4 3

Office and administrative support occupations

4 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

21 4 4 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

11 3 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

27 6 14 5

Production occupations

8

Transportation and material moving occupations

19 4 14

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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