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Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Arkansas
Characteristic 2014
Total fatal injuries Event or exposure (1)
and other
injuries by
persons or
Exposure to
substances or
with objects


(P) 67 (P) 7 (P) 33 (P) 3 (P) 12 (P) 4 (P) 8

Employee status


Wage and salary (2)

(P) 54 (P) 4 (P) 30   (P) 7 (P) 4 (P) 7

Self-employed (3)

(P) 13 (P) 3 (P) 3   (P) 5   (P) 1




(P) 7 (P) 3 (P) 2     (P) 1  


(P) 60 (P) 4 (P) 31 (P) 3 (P) 11 (P) 3 (P) 8



Under 16 years


16 to 17 years


18 to 19 years

(P) 3   (P) 3        

20 to 24 years

(P) 3   (P) 1        

25 to 34 years

(P) 9 (P) 1 (P) 6 (P) 1      

35 to 44 years

(P) 11   (P) 6     (P) 3 (P) 1

45 to 54 years

(P) 18 (P) 2 (P) 8   (P) 5   (P) 3

55 to 64 years

(P) 14   (P) 5   (P) 5   (P) 2

65 years and over

(P) 9   (P) 4        

Race or ethnic origin (4)


White (non-Hispanic)

(P) 50 (P) 6 (P) 25 (P) 3 (P) 7   (P) 7

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

(P) 8   (P) 5        

Hispanic or Latino

(P) 9       (P) 4    

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)


Occupation (SOC) (5)


Management, business, science, and arts occupations

(P) 4            

Management occupations

(P) 4            

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

(P) 7   (P) 5        

Healthcare support occupations


Protective service occupations

    (P) 1        

Food preparation and serving related occupations


Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

(P) 3            

Personal care and service occupations


Sales and office occupations

(P) 6 (P) 4 (P) 1        

Sales and related occupations

(P) 6 (P) 4 (P) 1        

Office and administrative support occupations


Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

(P) 24   (P) 9   (P) 8   (P) 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

(P) 6   (P) 3        

Construction and extraction occupations

(P) 15   (P) 6   (P) 6   (P) 1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

(P) 3            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

(P) 26   (P) 16       (P) 5

Production occupations

(P) 7           (P) 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

(P) 19   (P) 14        

Military occupations (6)


Industry (NAICS) (7)


Private industry (8)

(P) 61 (P) 6 (P) 28 (P) 3 (P) 12 (P) 4 (P) 8

Goods producing

(P) 31   (P) 12   (P) 8   (P) 8

Natural resources and mining

(P) 10   (P) 6        

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

(P) 9   (P) 5        

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9)



(P) 15   (P) 5   (P) 6    


(P) 6   (P) 1       (P) 4

Service providing

(P) 30 (P) 5 (P) 16 (P) 3 (P) 4    

Trade, transportation, and utilities

(P) 18 (P) 3 (P) 9 (P) 3      

Wholesale trade


Retail trade

(P) 6 (P) 3          

Transportation and warehousing

(P) 10   (P) 6 (P) 1      





Financial activities

(P) 2            

Finance and insurance


Real estate and rental and leasing

(P) 2            

Professional and business services

(P) 7   (P) 5        

Professional, scientific, and technical services

(P) 1   (P) 1        

Management of companies and enterprises


Administrative and waste services

(P) 6   (P) 4        

Educational and health services

(P) 1   (P) 1        

Educational services


Health care and social assistance

(P) 1   (P) 1        

Leisure and hospitality


Arts, entertainment, and recreation


Accommodation and food services


Other services, except public administration

(P) 1   (P) 1        

Government (8)

(P) 6 (P) 1 (P) 5        

Federal government


State government

(P) 4   (P) 4        

Local government

(P) 2 (P) 1 (P) 1        

(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (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.
(P) Preliminary  

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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