Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Ohio

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

161 38 12 13 64 4 30

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

118 26 10 12 45 23

Self Employed (3)

43 12 19 7

Sex

Men

146 37 10 12 58 4 25

Women

15 6 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

4

20-24

5

25-34

27 4 5 12 5

35-44

33 10 3 13 6

45-54

35 7 3 11 12

55-64

32 9 5 11 3

65 and older

23 4 4 12

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

141 34 12 13 59 4 19

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

10 7

Hispanic or Latino

8 3

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

Total

161 118 43 146 15

Contact with objects and equipment

38 26 12 37

Struck by object

15 9 6 15

Struck by falling object

7 4 3 7

Caught in equipment or object

15 11 4 14

Caught in running equipment or machinery

9 7 9

Falls

12 10 10

Fall to lower level

10 8 9

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

4 4 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

13 12 12

Contact with electric current

4 4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

9 8 8

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

64 45 19 58 6

Highway transportation incident

31 25 6 28 3

Collision between vehicles

17 14 3 14 3

Non-collision highway incident

4 4

Non-highway transportation incident

11 9 10

Overturned, non-highway

8 7 8

Struck by vehicle

14 12 12

Aircraft incident

5 4 5

Fires and explosions

4 4

Assaults and violent acts

30 23 7 25 5

Homicides

21 15 6 17 4

Homicides - shooting

16 12 4 15

Self-inflicted injuries

6 6 5

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, Ohio
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

161 38 12 13 64 4 30

Private industry

145 37 12 12 55 26

Goods Producing

62 24 4 4 25 5

Natural resources and mining

29 8 15

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

27 8 14

Mining

Construction

23 9 8

Manufacturing

10 7

Service providing

83 13 8 8 30 21

Trade, transportation, and utilities

40 6 3 3 18 10

Wholesale trade

15 4 8

Retail trade

13 3 3 4

Transportation and warehousing

12 7 3

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

9 3 3

Finance and insurance

3

Real estate and rental and leasing

6 3

Professional and business services

10 4 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 3 4

Education and health services

8 6

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

8 6

Leisure and hospitality

8 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

6 4

Other services

7

Government (3)

16 9 4

Federal

5

State

4

Local

7 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, Ohio
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

161 38 12 13 64 4 30

Management, professional, and related occupations

35 10 19

Management occupations

30 9 16

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

26 3 3 3 5 11

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

6 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6 4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 3

Personal care and service occupations

4

Sales and office occupations

12 4 5

Sales and related occupations

10 3 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

34 13 4 5 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 3

Construction and extraction occupations

19 7 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 3 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

49 10 4 23 9

Production occupations

13 6 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

36 4 4 21 5

Military specific occupations

5

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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