Spotlight on Statistics

May 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Fashion

Chart Data

Injury and Illness Rates

Occupational injuries and illnesses related to the fashion industry, 2010
Industry Total recordable case rates (per 100 full-time workers)

Textile mills

3.3

Fiber, yarn, and thread mills

2.6

Yarn spinning mills

2.6

Yarn texturizing, throwing, and twisting mills

1.8

Thread mills

6.7

Fabric mills

3.5

Narrow fabric mills

2.9

Schiffli machine embroidery

5.2

Weft knit fabric mills

2.3

Other knit fabric and lace mills

4.3

Textile and fabric finishing and fabric coating mills

3.5

Broadwoven fabric finishing mills

2.7

Textile and fabric finishing (except broadwoven fabric) mills

2.4

Apparel manufacturing

3.0

Apparel knitting mills

2.8

Sheer hosiery mills

2.8

Other hosiery and sock mills

3.8

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing

2.8

Men's and boy's suit, coat, and overcoat manufacturing,

3.6

Men's and boy's work clothing manufacturing

2.7

Women's and girls' lingerie, loungewear, and nightwear manufacturing

7.5

Women's and girls' dress manufacturing

0.8

Women's and girls' other outerwear manufacturing

3.8

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

5.4

Glove and mitten manufacturing

8.8

Other apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

2.4

Leather and allied product manufacturing

5.0

Footwear manufacturing

5.6

Men's footwear (except athletic) manufacturing

7.6

Other footwear manufacturing

3.6

Other leather and allied product manufacturing

2.4

Luggage manufacturing

1.6

Women's handbag and purse manufacturing

3.9

All other leather good and allied product manufacturing

2.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

2.7

Clothing stores

3.0

Men's clothing stores

1.2

Women's clothing stores

3.7

Children's and infants' clothing stores

4.2

Family clothing stores

3.4

Other clothing stores

1.5

Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores

0.7

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

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