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Table 4. Number of cases and incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for industries with 100,000 or more cases, 2008



TABLE 4.  Number of cases and incidence rate(1) of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for industries with 100,000 or more cases, 2008
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                                                                                                                                                    |                     |         2008        |                     |                     
                                                                                                                                                    |        NAICS        |        Annual       |     Total cases     |      Incidence      
                                                                    Industry(2)                                                                     |       code(3)       |       average       |     (thousands)     |         rate        
                                                                                                                                                    |                     |    employment(4)    |                     |                     
                                                                                                                                                    |                     |     (thousands)     |                     |                     
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                                                                                                                                                    |                     |                     |                     |                     
Elementary and secondary schools (Local government).................................................................................................|             6111    |       7,146.2       |         284.5       |          5.6        
General medical and surgical hospitals (Private Industry)...........................................................................................|             6221    |       4,273.3       |         258.2       |          7.6        
Food services and drinking places (Private Industry)................................................................................................|              722    |       9,768.3       |         227.6       |          3.7        
Specialty trade contractors (Private Industry)......................................................................................................|              238    |       4,801.4       |         217.8       |          5.1        
                                                                                                                                                    |                     |                     |                     |                     
Administrative and support services (Private Industry)..............................................................................................|              561    |       7,921.6       |         133.7       |          2.9        
General merchandise stores (Private Industry).......................................................................................................|              452    |       3,085.9       |         129.3       |          5.7        
Ambulatory health care services (Private Industry)..................................................................................................|              621    |       5,643.1       |         120.8       |          2.7        
Nursing care facilities (Private Industry)..........................................................................................................|             6231    |       1,607.5       |         113.8       |          8.9        
Justice, public order, and safety activities (Local government).....................................................................................|             9221    |         982.9       |         111.7       |         12.3        
Merchant wholesalers, durable goods (Private Industry)..............................................................................................|              423    |       3,128.4       |         109.2       |          3.6        
                                                                                                                                                    |                     |                     |                     |                     
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores (Private Industry).......................................................................|            44511    |       2,395.1       |         108.3       |          6.2        
Fabricated metal product manufacturing (Private Industry)...........................................................................................|              332    |       1,560.4       |         107.5       |          6.8        
                                                                                                                                                    |                     |                     |                     |                     
      All Industries including State and local government(5)........................................................................................|                     |     134,035.1       |       4,634.1       |          4.2        
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  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 North American Industry Classification System - United States, 2002
  4 Employment is expressed as an annual average and is derived primarily from the BLS-Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program.
  5 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
  
  
  SOURCE:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor       

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