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Southeast - Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - Annual

Table 1. Incidence rates (1) of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for the United States and selected southeastern states and private industry divisions, 2010
Industry (2) United States Alabama Florida Georgia Kentucky North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee
Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3) Total Cases Total Cases Away from Work (3)

Private industry (4)

3.5 1.8 3.5 1.8 3.4 1.7 3.1 1.6 4.2 2.2 3.1 1.6 3.1 1.6 3.7 1.9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

4.8 2.7 5.9 2.0 5.1 3.2 2.9 1.6 6.6 3.3 2.9 1.7 2.0 1.1 2.2 0.9

Mining (5)

2.3 1.4 3.1 2.2 1.6 1.1 4.8 3.3 2.1 1.2 - - 3.4 2.7

Construction

4.0 2.1 3.1 1.5 4.0 2.2 3.1 1.6 4.1 1.6 3.0 1.6 2.9 1.2 3.8 1.8

Manufacturing

4.4 2.4 4.8 2.7 3.4 2.0 3.6 2.0 5.4 3.0 3.7 2.0 3.9 2.1 4.8 2.7

Wholesale Trade

3.4 2.1 4.4 2.2 3.0 1.7 3.6 2.2 4.2 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.1 1.4 4.3 2.5

Retail Trade

4.1 2.2 3.6 1.9 3.7 2.0 4.0 2.4 3.9 2.2 3.4 2.0 4.1 2.2 3.5 1.9

Transportation and Warehousing (6)

5.2 3.6 3.5 2.4 4.9 3.6 4.1 2.6 5.1 3.4 5.8 3.9 4.0 2.9 4.3 3.0

Utilities

3.1 1.7 1.7 1.2 2.2 1.2 3.0 1.7 2.7 1.4 3.2 1.7 1.1 0.6 3.4 2.2

Information

1.8 1.1 1.8 0.9 1.3 0.8 2.6 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.5 0.8 1.0 0.7

Finance and Insurance

0.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.6 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.2

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

2.9 1.6 1.9 0.7 3.8 1.7 2.2 1.4 2.8 1.7 1.5 1.0 1.8 0.9 2.2 0.7

Professional and Technical Services

1.0 0.4 0.6 0.2 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.3 1.3 0.5 0.7 0.3 1.4 0.4

Management of Companies and Enterprises

1.5 0.7 2.0 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.3 0.8 0.3 1.6 0.7

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

2.8 1.6 3.2 1.9 2.5 1.6 2.5 1.4 2.4 1.3 3.8 2.9 2.6 1.6

Educational Services

2.2 0.9 1.6 0.5 2.0 0.8 2.2 0.7 2.6 1.0 2.4 0.7 1.6 0.6 2.8 0.8

Health Care and Social Assistance

5.2 2.4 4.8 2.1 4.5 2.0 5.1 2.0 6.3 2.9 5.0 2.2 4.6 2.0 5.0 2.1

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

4.8 2.3 4.8 1.2 4.7 2.9 3.6 1.3 3.3 1.4 4.1 1.8 3.0 1.2 4.3 2.2

Accommodation and Food Services

3.7 1.5 3.5 1.1 4.4 1.8 3.1 1.4 3.9 1.3 3.0 1.2 2.9 1.1 4.1 1.5

Other Services, Except Public Administration

2.7 1.3 3.1 2.2 3.3 1.7 2.2 0.7 3.3 1.7 3.0 1.3 1.8 0.8 3.9 1.5

Footnotes
(1) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers and were calculated as: (N/EH) x 200,000, where N = number of injuries and illnesses EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year 200,000 = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers (Working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).
(2) Totals include data for industries not shown separately.
(3) Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job transfer or restriction.
(4) Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(5) Data for mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System--United States, 2002) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in oil and gas extraction and related support activities. Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining are provided to BLS by MSHA, U.S. Department of Labor. Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries. These data do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirments effective January 1, 2002; therefore, estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other industries.
(6) Data for employers in rail transportation are provided to the BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.

Note: Because of rounding, components may not add to totals. Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor