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Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rates (1), Private Industry, U.S. and Selected States, 2012

State

Total recordable cases

Cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction

Other recordable cases

Total

Cases with days away from work (2)

Cases with job transfer or restriction

United States

3.4

1.8

1.0

0.7

1.6

Arkansas

3.2

1.5

0.8

0.7

1.7

Louisiana

2.3

1.1

0.7

0.4

1.2

New Mexico

3.9

1.9

1.1

0.8

2.0

Oklahoma

3.6

1.9

1.1

0.8

1.7

Texas

2.7

1.5

0.7

0.8

1.2

(1) 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) Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job transfer or restriction.

NOTE: Because of rounding, components may not add to totals.

Last updated: November 26, 2013



Fatal Occupational Injuries by Event or Exposure, U.S. and Selected States, 2012

Area

Total fatalities
(1)

Event or exposure (2)

Transportation incidents (3)

Assaults and violent acts (4)

Contact with objects and equipment

Falls

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

Fires and explosions

United States

4,383

1,789

767

712

668

320

116

Arkansas

63

23

13

9

5

8

5

Louisiana

106

47

16

14

13

11

5

New Mexico

35

16

3

4

6

5

-

Oklahoma

94

51

7

12

9

11

4

Texas

531

258

66

65

75

44

22

(1) Total fatalities includes other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately.
(2) Based on BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(3) Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, and rail fatalities, and fatalities resulting from being struck by a vehicle.
(4) Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.

NOTE: Totals for 2012 are preliminary. Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Last updated: September 9, 2013


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Last Modified Date: November 27, 2013

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