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Table 5. Fatal occupational injuries by State and event or exposure, 2009


     Table 5.  Fatal occupational injuries by state and event or exposure, 2008-2009
     __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                               |                       |                                                                       
                               |  Total fatalities(1)  |                          Event or exposure(4)                         
                               |                       |                                  2009                                 
                               |_______________________|_______________________________________________________________________
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
          State of injury      |           |           |           |           |           |           |Exposure to|           
                               |           |           | Transpor- |  Assaults |  Contact  |           |  harmful  |           
                               |  2008(2)  |  2009(3)p |   tation  |and violent|    with   |   Falls   | substances| Fires and 
                               | (revised) |           | incidents |  acts(6)  |objects and|           |     or    | explosions
                               |           |           |     (5)   |           | equipment |           |  environ- |           
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |   ments   |           
     __________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Total...................|   5,214   |   4,340   |   1,682   |     788   |     734   |     617   |     390   |     113   
     Alabama...................|     107   |      70   |      33   |      14   |      12   |       5   |       5   |     -     
     Alaska....................|      33   |      17   |       9   |     -     |       4   |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Arizona...................|     100   |      50   |      23   |       6   |      10   |       5   |       6   |     -     
     Arkansas..................|      85   |      75   |      35   |      10   |      12   |       7   |       8   |     -     
     California................|     465   |     301   |      95   |      79   |      41   |      54   |      24   |       6   
     Colorado..................|     105   |      80   |      34   |      16   |       9   |      13   |       6   |     -     
     Connecticut...............|      28   |      34   |       9   |      13   |       3   |       7   |     -     |     -     
     Delaware..................|      11   |       7   |       3   |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     
     District of Columbia......|       9   |      10   |       3   |       6   |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Florida...................|     291   |     243   |      90   |      35   |      31   |      36   |      47   |     -     
     Georgia...................|     182   |      96   |      47   |      14   |      11   |      11   |      10   |       3   
     Hawaii....................|      19   |      13   |       8   |     -     |       3   |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Idaho.....................|      36   |      26   |      14   |     -     |       7   |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Illinois..................|     193   |     158   |      46   |      36   |      32   |      26   |      16   |     -     
     Indiana...................|     143   |     123   |      47   |      20   |      25   |      20   |       9   |     -     
     Iowa......................|      93   |      78   |      47   |       3   |      15   |       7   |       4   |     -     
     Kansas....................|      73   |      76   |      33   |       8   |      16   |      11   |       5   |       3   
     Kentucky..................|     106   |      97   |      37   |      15   |      21   |      10   |      12   |     -     
     Louisiana.................|     135   |     138   |      60   |      13   |      30   |      15   |      16   |       3   
     Maine.....................|      24   |      16   |      10   |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Maryland..................|      60   |      65   |      23   |      17   |       9   |      10   |       4   |     -     
     Massachusetts.............|      68   |      59   |      20   |       9   |      12   |      11   |       7   |     -     
     Michigan..................|     123   |      93   |      27   |      23   |      22   |      11   |       9   |     -     
     Minnesota.................|      65   |      60   |      22   |      10   |      14   |       9   |       4   |     -     
     Mississippi...............|      80   |      64   |      33   |      12   |       4   |       6   |       4   |       5   
     Missouri..................|     148   |     142   |      59   |      24   |      27   |      20   |      10   |     -     
     Montana...................|      40   |      50   |      22   |      13   |       7   |     -     |       3   |     -     
     Nebraska..................|      53   |      57   |      26   |       4   |       9   |      13   |       4   |     -     
     Nevada....................|      41   |      24   |      13   |       3   |       3   |       3   |     -     |     -     
     New Hampshire.............|       7   |       6   |       3   |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     
     New Jersey................|      92   |      99   |      33   |      23   |      12   |      23   |       5   |       3   
     New Mexico................|      31   |      42   |      20   |       7   |       6   |       5   |       4   |     -     
     New York (including       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      N.Y.C.)..................|     213   |     184   |      63   |      47   |      29   |      24   |      12   |       8   
       New York City...........|      90   |      63   |      11   |      28   |       9   |       8   |     -     |     -     
     North Carolina............|     161   |     125   |      47   |      25   |      17   |      18   |       9   |       9   
     North Dakota..............|      28   |      25   |      11   |     -     |       4   |       6   |       3   |     -     
     Ohio......................|     168   |     132   |      39   |      26   |      22   |      28   |      10   |       4   
     Oklahoma..................|     102   |      77   |      43   |       6   |      14   |       4   |       8   |     -     
     Oregon....................|      55   |      66   |      34   |      10   |      14   |       4   |       3   |     -     
     Pennsylvania..............|     241   |     166   |      55   |      37   |      25   |      31   |      13   |       5   
     Rhode Island..............|       6   |       7   |     -     |     -     |       4   |     -     |     -     |     -     
     South Carolina............|      87   |      73   |      29   |      12   |      11   |      10   |       9   |     -     
     South Dakota..............|      30   |      24   |      10   |     -     |      10   |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Tennessee.................|     135   |     105   |      42   |      18   |      24   |      12   |       6   |       3   
     Texas.....................|     463   |     480   |     163   |      93   |      65   |      82   |      61   |      15   
     Utah......................|      64   |      48   |      27   |     -     |       7   |       4   |     -     |       6   
     Vermont...................|      10   |      12   |       7   |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     |     -     
     Virginia..................|     156   |     118   |      42   |      31   |      21   |      16   |       8   |     -     
     Washington................|      84   |      75   |      23   |      22   |      19   |       5   |       3   |     -     
     West Virginia.............|      53   |      41   |      19   |     -     |      12   |     -     |       3   |       4   
     Wisconsin.................|      77   |      94   |      32   |      18   |      21   |      14   |       7   |     -     
     Wyoming...................|      33   |      19   |      11   |     -     |     -     |       4   |     -     |     -     
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       1 State totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately.
       2 Totals for 2008 are revised and final.  The BLS news release issued August 20, 2009, reported a total of 5,071 fatal
     work injuries for calendar year 2008.  Since then, an additional 143 job-related fatalities were identified, bringing the
     total job-related fatality count for 2008 to 5,214.  Includes two fatalities that occurred within the territorial
     boundaries of the United States, but a State of incident could not be determined.
       3 Includes zero fatalities that occurred within the territorial boundaries of the United States, but a State of incident
     could not be determined.
       4 Based on the 2007 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
       5 Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, rail fatalities, and fatalities resulting from being struck by a vehicle.
       6 Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.
       p Data for 2009 are preliminary.  Revised and final 2009 data are scheduled to be released in April 2011.
       NOTE:  Dashes 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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