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Table 14. Incidence rates for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work per 10,000 full-time workers by selected worker occupation and events or exposures, all ownerships, 2014



     TABLE 14. Incidence rates(1) for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(2) per 10,000 full-time workers by selected worker occupation(3) and events or exposures, all ownerships, 2014
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                                   |           |                                                                                           Event or exposure leading to injury or illness                                                                                          
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                                   |           |              Contact with objects             |           |           |           |  Overexertion and bodily reaction |           |     Transportation    |           |   Violence and other injuries by persons or   |           
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                                   |   Total   |                                               |           |           |           |                                   |Exposure to|       incidents       |           |                     animal                    |           
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             Occupation(3)         | incidence |           |           |           |           |    Fall   |    Fall   |   Slips   |           |           |           |  harmful  |                       |           |                                               |           
                                   |    rate   |           |           |           | Caught in |     to    |     on    |     or    |           |   Over-   |           | substances|           |           |   Fires   |           |           |           |           |    All    
                                   |           |           |   Struck  |   Struck  |     or    |   lower   |    same   |   trips   |           |exertion in|           |     or    |           |           |    and    |           |Intentional| Injury by |           |   other   
                                   |           |   Total   |     by    |  against  | compressed|   level   |   level   |  without  |   Total   |   lift-   | Repetitive|environmen-|           |  Roadway  | explosions|           | injury by |person--un-| Animal and| events(4) 
                                   |           |           |   object  |   object  |     by    |           |           |    fall   |           |  ing/low- |   motion  |     ts    |   Total   | incidents |           |   Total   |   other   |intentional|   insect  |           
                                   |           |           |           |           | equipment |           |           |           |           |   ering   |           |           |           |           |           |           |   person  | or intent |  related  |           
                                   |           |           |           |           | or object |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |  unknown  |           |           
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          Total....................|   107.1   |    23.8   |    13.4   |     5.5   |     3.5   |     5.4   |    18.8   |     4.4   |    35.6   |    11.0   |     2.7   |     4.3   |     5.8   |     4.2   |     0.2   |     6.8   |     2.9   |     2.5   |     1.3   |     1.5   
                                   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      Police and Sheriffs Patrol   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Officers....................|   485.8   |    42.5   |    10.6   |    26.2   |     3.3   |    17.7   |    87.5   |    14.8   |   104.2   |    11.7   |     2.2   |    15.1   |    67.7   |    53.4   |      .3   |   131.1   |    42.5   |    72.5   |    15.1   |     1.7   
      Firefighters.................|   448.4   |    80.8   |    32.1   |    34.3   |    12.5   |    18.4   |    45.6   |    22.0   |   208.5   |    67.4   |     1.6   |    37.5   |     5.7   |     3.4   |    10.0   |    12.6   |     1.1   |     3.2   |     8.3   |     6.0   
      Highway Maintenance Workers..|   433.0   |    78.9   |    39.0   |    15.5   |    15.1   |    43.3   |    47.1   |    21.0   |   143.3   |    33.1   |    25.3   |    10.9   |    53.4   |    47.6   |     --    |    20.0   |     --    |     --    |    20.0   |     --    
      Correctional Officers and    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Jailers.....................|   423.3   |    57.1   |    20.6   |    28.3   |     6.5   |     8.0   |    69.1   |    25.6   |    82.3   |     9.8   |     1.4   |    11.6   |     8.9   |     7.7   |     --    |   153.2   |    53.5   |    96.5   |     1.4   |     5.2   
      Nursing Assistants...........|   372.5   |    31.5   |    17.4   |     9.1   |     3.4   |     1.8   |    61.8   |    11.5   |   204.6   |    44.4   |     1.4   |     5.6   |     1.9   |     1.5   |     --    |    51.6   |    31.3   |    18.5   |     1.5   |     2.0   
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      Heavy and Tractor-Trailer    |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Truck Drivers...............|   365.5   |    60.2   |    34.3   |    15.5   |     7.5   |    41.0   |    58.6   |    22.2   |   114.2   |    28.9   |     2.9   |     5.5   |    52.1   |    42.8   |      .3   |     2.9   |     1.6   |     --    |     1.2   |     3.5   
      Emergency Medical Technicians|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and Paramedics..............|   333.0   |    30.1   |    14.2   |     8.2   |     7.3   |    16.0   |    24.1   |    14.3   |   187.2   |    84.6   |     3.4   |     4.0   |    30.1   |    27.8   |     2.1   |    18.9   |    10.6   |     7.6   |      .7   |     6.0   
      Construction Laborers........|   309.7   |   122.8   |    77.1   |    13.9   |    18.2   |    31.2   |    21.5   |    16.8   |    81.8   |    28.1   |     3.0   |     8.4   |    14.9   |     6.0   |      .7   |     5.6   |      .4   |     --    |     5.1   |     1.0   
      Light Truck or Delivery      |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Services Drivers............|   299.9   |    40.9   |    20.4   |    13.4   |     6.2   |    14.9   |    40.8   |    19.0   |   143.2   |    53.0   |     2.5   |     2.1   |    33.0   |    29.9   |     --    |     3.2   |      .7   |     --    |     2.5   |     1.2   
      Heating, Air Conditioning,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and Refrigeration Mechanics |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and Installers..............|   284.7   |    79.2   |    51.0   |    17.0   |     7.0   |    36.5   |    26.5   |    17.1   |    75.2   |    19.8   |     1.8   |    22.0   |     9.6   |     5.9   |     --    |    10.3   |     --    |     --    |    10.3   |     1.6   
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      Nonfarm Animal Caretakers....|   274.0   |    17.1   |     4.7   |     7.9   |     2.6   |     7.4   |    28.1   |     7.6   |    96.7   |    33.2   |     5.5   |     7.1   |     --    |     --    |     --    |   107.7   |     --    |     --    |   106.8   |     1.8   
      Maids and Housekeeping       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Cleaners....................|   271.9   |    54.3   |    26.9   |    18.8   |     7.8   |    12.2   |    66.1   |    15.1   |   103.0   |    29.0   |     6.7   |    10.0   |     3.9   |     2.0   |     --    |     3.8   |      .7   |      .5   |     2.6   |     3.1   
      Telecommunications Equipment |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Installers and Repairers,   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Except Line Installers......|   269.8   |    34.3   |    10.9   |    18.3   |     --    |    35.2   |    32.2   |    13.0   |    96.5   |    10.5   |     3.2   |     8.9   |    28.5   |    28.3   |     --    |     6.1   |     --    |     --    |     5.4   |     4.7   
      Landscaping and              |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Groundskeeping Workers......|   264.8   |    72.8   |    39.3   |    12.9   |     9.0   |    10.7   |    36.8   |    19.5   |    89.3   |    29.3   |     3.9   |     5.0   |    17.1   |     9.4   |      .2   |    10.7   |     --    |     --    |    10.6   |     1.5   
      Janitors and Cleaners, Except|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Maids and Housekeeping      |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Cleaners....................|   258.1   |    50.0   |    25.2   |    17.1   |     5.3   |    14.3   |    56.7   |    13.0   |    99.7   |    39.8   |     7.0   |    10.3   |     6.8   |     3.6   |      .3   |     1.9   |      .5   |      .2   |     1.1   |     4.0   
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      Maintenance and Repair       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Workers, General............|   250.7   |    70.6   |    39.5   |    15.4   |    10.7   |    19.7   |    34.5   |     9.2   |    84.2   |    25.2   |     3.8   |    11.1   |    14.8   |    12.6   |      .9   |     3.5   |      .3   |     --    |     3.0   |      .9   
      Carpenters...................|   238.0   |    90.1   |    56.8   |    19.4   |     8.5   |    24.9   |    27.1   |     8.9   |    77.4   |    22.0   |     1.5   |     3.1   |     1.4   |      .3   |     --    |     1.8   |     1.6   |     --    |     --    |     1.3   
      Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs..|   237.2   |    15.9   |     8.5   |     5.0   |     1.4   |     3.1   |    46.8   |     3.4   |    74.7   |    40.9   |     --    |     2.8   |    79.4   |    73.0   |     --    |     7.2   |     4.0   |     3.1   |     --    |     2.8   
      Electrical Power-Line        |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Installers and Repairers....|   223.8   |    59.3   |    25.2   |    20.0   |     9.8   |    13.7   |    18.2   |     8.0   |    91.3   |    22.8   |     2.1   |    18.5   |    10.2   |     8.9   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Automotive Service           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Technicians and Mechanics...|   209.8   |    71.9   |    37.7   |    18.9   |    10.9   |     4.4   |    22.3   |     6.3   |    76.7   |    27.8   |     6.3   |     5.6   |    18.2   |    11.0   |      .7   |      .9   |      .4   |     --    |      .3   |      .4   
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      Laundry and Dry-Cleaning     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Workers.....................|   200.3   |    45.4   |    20.1   |    13.0   |    11.5   |     2.1   |    57.5   |     2.5   |    84.3   |    17.6   |    16.0   |     6.0   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     1.1   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Reservation and              |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Transportation Ticket Agents|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       and Travel Clerks...........|   199.4   |    25.2   |    13.9   |     9.9   |     --    |     3.9   |    41.6   |     3.9   |   117.6   |    58.1   |     5.6   |     3.0   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     2.5   |     1.9   |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Bus and Truck Mechanics and  |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Diesel Engine Specialists...|   199.1   |    69.3   |    46.2   |    15.0   |     6.0   |     7.8   |    15.5   |     8.7   |    80.9   |    22.1   |     1.0   |     8.4   |     3.1   |     2.0   |     3.7   |      .7   |     --    |     --    |      .7   |      .7   
      Painters, Construction and   |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Maintenance.................|   196.7   |    35.4   |    23.0   |     2.3   |     5.9   |    83.5   |    25.1   |     3.1   |    37.4   |     7.7   |     2.0   |     3.8   |     3.0   |     2.1   |     --    |     3.1   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Bus Drivers, School or       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Special Client..............|   192.9   |    18.9   |    12.1   |     4.6   |     1.5   |    10.2   |    51.8   |    10.6   |    40.0   |     7.2   |     2.1   |     1.8   |    43.1   |    41.5   |     --    |    14.6   |     6.7   |     7.2   |      .7   |      .8   
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      Stock Clerks and Order       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Fillers.....................|   189.0   |    56.1   |    39.8   |     9.5   |     5.4   |     6.3   |    19.6   |     4.2   |    91.7   |    47.8   |     4.2   |     2.6   |     5.1   |      .5   |      .8   |     1.3   |      .4   |      .3   |      .6   |      .9   
      Food Service Managers........|   182.6   |    31.6   |    25.4   |     3.7   |     2.5   |    35.8   |    42.4   |     6.0   |    48.7   |    23.6   |     9.3   |     8.0   |     7.3   |     7.0   |     --    |     2.8   |     2.1   |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Food Servers, Nonrestaurant..|   181.5   |    51.9   |    30.7   |    17.1   |     2.4   |     3.0   |    44.9   |     4.3   |    57.3   |    16.6   |     8.2   |    15.2   |     2.3   |     --    |     --    |     1.7   |     --    |     --    |     --    |     --    
      Operating Engineers and Other|           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Construction Equipment      |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Operators...................|   177.5   |    44.7   |    30.7   |     5.9   |     4.8   |    27.8   |    14.8   |    22.3   |    39.1   |    11.7   |     3.9   |     7.6   |    11.8   |     7.2   |     1.1   |     1.3   |     --    |     --    |     1.1   |     --    
      Cleaners of Vehicles and     |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Equipment...................|   175.9   |    33.9   |    17.1   |     8.1   |     4.5   |    11.4   |    30.7   |     8.4   |    62.6   |     8.0   |     7.2   |    17.7   |     8.0   |     3.4   |     --    |     2.6   |     --    |     2.3   |     --    |     --    
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       1 The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers and were calculated as (N/EH) x 20,000,000, where
       2 Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.
       3 These occupations have at least 0.1% of full-time equivalent employment.
       4 Includes nonclassifiable responses.
       
       Note:  Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.  Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.
       Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.

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