Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Kentucky

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Kentucky
Selected
characteristics
2012
Total Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

91 17 43 8 4 16

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

60 11 30 5 3 10

Self Employed (3)

31 6 13 3 6

Gender

Men

83 16 38 7 3 16

Women

8 5

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

3

25 to 34 years

14 6 6

35 to 44 years

20 9 3 4

45 to 54 years

26 6 13 3

55 to 64 years

13 8

65 and over

15 5 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

74 15 35 6 3 13

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

9 6

Hispanic or Latino

6

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

81 13 39 8 4 14

Goods Producing

44 4 21 6 3 10

Natural resources and mining

19 13 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 10 3

Mining (7)

5 3

Construction

16 3 5 5 3

Manufacturing

9 1 3

Service providing

37 9 18 4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

16 12

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

Transportation and warehousing

12 10

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

1

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

1

Professional and business services

8 3 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3 3

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1

Accommodation and food services

Other services

6

Government (6)

10 4 4

Federal

1

State

Local

7 3

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

22 8 10

Management occupations

18 4 10

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

1

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

12 3 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

27 4 8 5 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3

Construction and extraction occupations

17 5 5 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

26 18 4

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

21 17

Military specific occupations (9)

1

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(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.
(5) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System. Industry data from 2009 to the present are classified using the North American Industry Classification System, 2007.
(6) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(7) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(8) Occupation data from 2003 to 2010 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2000. Occupation data from 2011 to the present are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010.
(9) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.

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. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State, New York City, District of Columbia, and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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