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Number of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Occupation in Wisconsin 1997 - 1999

 

1997

1998

1999

99 Percent

All Occupations*

114

97

105

100%

Managerial & Professional Specialty

10

13

13

12%

Executive, Admin. & Managerial

7

6

10

9%

Professional Specialty

3

7

3

3%

Technical Sales & Admin. Support

12

18

22

21%

Technicians & Related Support

2

3

4

4%

Sales Occupations

7

12

16

15%

Farming, Forestry & Fishing

33

26

24

23%

Farming Occupations

31

22

24

23%

Forestry & Logging

2

4

-

-

Service Occupations

8

6

7

7%

Protective Service

5

6

2

2%

Precision Production, Craft & Repair

16

13

16

15%

Mechanics & Repairers

9

4

2

2%

Construction Trades

6

8

12

11%

Operators, Fabricators & Laborers

35

20

23

22%

Machine Operators, Assemblers & Inspectors

5

2

4

4%

Transportation & Material Moving Occupations

18

13

15

14%

Motor Vehicle Operators

15

10

12

11%

Military

-

-

-

-

Other

-

1

-

-

 

Farming and Operators, Fabricators & Laborers have experienced more fatalities than other occupations. Managerial and Precision production categories have recorded an experience of about one half the deaths of the leading two categories.

Farming had the highest percentage (23%) of all occupational categories. Operators at 22% was next and Technical Sales was at 21%. The lowest was Service at 7%.

*Based on the 1990 occupational classification system developed by the Bureau of the Census.
-Indicates data is not available and/or publishable.

 

Updated June 03, 2014
Division of Worker's Compensation
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