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Table 7. Incidence rates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by major private industry sector and selected case types, 2006-2008



TABLE 7.  Incidence rates(1) of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by major private industry sector and selected case types, 2006-2008
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                            |                                                                 |                                                                                                             
                                                            |                                                                 |                                       Cases with days away from work,                                       
                                                            |                                                                 |                                         job transfer, or restriction                                        
                                                            |                              Total                              |_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                            |                            recordable                           |                                                                 |                                           
                                                            |                              cases                              |                                                                 |                   Cases                   
                      Industry sector                       |                                                                 |                              Total                              |                 with days                 
                                                            |                                                                 |                                                                 |                 away from                 
                                                            |_________________________________________________________________|                                                                 |                  work(2)                  
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |_________________________________________________________________|___________________________________________
                                                            |         2006        |         2007        |         2008        |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |         2006        |         2007        |         2008        |         2006        |         2007        
____________________________________________________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
Private Industry(3).........................................|          4.4        |          4.2        |          3.9        |          2.3        |          2.1        |          2.0        |          1.3        |          1.2        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
  Goods producing(3)........................................|          5.9        |          5.4        |          4.9        |          3.2        |          2.9        |          2.6        |          1.7        |          1.5        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Natural resources and mining(3)(4)......................|          4.9        |          4.4        |          4.1        |          2.7        |          2.5        |          2.5        |          1.7        |          1.6        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Construction............................................|          5.9        |          5.4        |          4.7        |          3.2        |          2.8        |          2.5        |          2.2        |          1.9        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Manufacturing...........................................|          6.0        |          5.6        |          5.0        |          3.3        |          3.0        |          2.7        |          1.4        |          1.3        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
  Service providing.........................................|          3.9        |          3.8        |          3.6        |          2.0        |          1.9        |          1.8        |          1.1        |          1.1        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Trade, transportation, and utilities(5).................|          5.0        |          4.9        |          4.4        |          2.9        |          2.8        |          2.6        |          1.6        |          1.6        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Information.............................................|          1.9        |          2.0        |          2.0        |          1.0        |          1.1        |          1.1        |           .7        |           .7        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Financial activities....................................|          1.5        |          1.4        |          1.5        |           .7        |           .7        |           .7        |           .5        |           .5        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Professional and business services......................|          2.1        |          2.1        |          1.9        |          1.1        |          1.0        |          1.0        |           .7        |           .6        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Education and health services...........................|          5.4        |          5.2        |          5.0        |          2.5        |          2.4        |          2.3        |          1.4        |          1.3        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Leisure and hospitality.................................|          4.6        |          4.5        |          4.2        |          1.8        |          1.7        |          1.6        |          1.1        |          1.1        
                                                            |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Other services, except public administration............|          2.9        |          3.1        |          3.1        |          1.4        |          1.5        |          1.5        |           .9        |          1.0        
____________________________________________________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________

See footnotes at end of table.
TABLE 7.  Incidence rates(1) of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by major private industry sector and selected case types, 2006-2008 - Continued
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                  |                                                                                       |                                                                 
                                                                                  |                            Cases with days away from work,                            |                                                                 
                                                                                  |                              job transfer, or restriction                             |                                                                 
                                                                                  |_______________________________________________________________________________________|                              Other                              
                                                                                  |                     |                                                                 |                            recordable                           
                                                                                  |        Cases        |                              Cases                              |                              cases                              
                                 Industry sector                                  |      with days      |                             with job                            |                                                                 
                                                                                  |      away from      |                           transfer or                           |                                                                 
                                                                                  |       work(2)       |                           restriction                           |_________________________________________________________________
                                                                                  |_____________________|_________________________________________________________________|                     |                     |                     
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |         2006        |         2007        |         2008        
                                                                                  |         2008        |         2006        |         2007        |         2008        |                     |                     |                     
__________________________________________________________________________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
Private Industry(3)...............................................................|          1.1        |          1.0        |          0.9        |          0.9        |          2.1        |          2.1        |          1.9        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
  Goods producing(3)..............................................................|          1.4        |          1.6        |          1.4        |          1.2        |          2.7        |          2.5        |          2.2        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Natural resources and mining(3)(4)............................................|          1.6        |          1.0        |           .8        |           .9        |          2.2        |          1.9        |          1.7        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Construction..................................................................|          1.7        |          1.0        |           .9        |           .7        |          2.7        |          2.6        |          2.2        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Manufacturing.................................................................|          1.2        |          1.9        |          1.7        |          1.5        |          2.7        |          2.5        |          2.3        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
  Service providing...............................................................|          1.1        |           .8        |           .8        |           .8        |          1.9        |          1.9        |          1.8        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Trade, transportation, and utilities(5).......................................|          1.4        |          1.3        |          1.2        |          1.1        |          2.1        |          2.1        |          1.9        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Information...................................................................|           .7        |           .4        |           .4        |           .4        |           .9        |          1.0        |           .9        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Financial activities..........................................................|           .5        |           .2        |           .2        |           .2        |           .8        |           .8        |           .8        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Professional and business services............................................|           .6        |           .4        |           .4        |           .3        |          1.1        |          1.1        |           .9        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Education and health services.................................................|          1.3        |          1.1        |          1.0        |          1.0        |          3.0        |          2.9        |          2.7        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Leisure and hospitality.......................................................|          1.0        |           .7        |           .6        |           .7        |          2.8        |          2.8        |          2.6        
                                                                                  |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     |                     
    Other services, except public administration..................................|          1.0        |           .5        |           .5        |           .5        |          1.5        |          1.7        |          1.6        
__________________________________________________________________________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________|_____________________

  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 Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job transfer or restriction.
  3 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
  4 Data for Mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System-- United States, 2002) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and
Gas Extraction and related support activities.  Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.  Independent mining contractors
are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries.  These data do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirements effective January 1, 2002; therefore,
estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other industries.
  5 Data for employers in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
  SOURCE:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor   

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Last Modified Date: October 30, 2020