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Number of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Industry in Wisconsin:  1998 - 2000
 

  

1998

1999

2000

  

Employed*

Fatalities

Employed*

Fatalities

Employed*

Fatalities

All Workers

2,718.0

97

2,783.9

105

2,834.2

107

Ag., Forestry & Fishing

-

20

-

22

-

25

Ag. production-livestock

-

20

-

20

-

19

Ag. services

-

-

-

-

-

4

Mining

2.8

-

2.7

1

2.7

1

Construction

113

14

121.4

18

126.2

12

Heavy, except buildings

12

5

11.9

3

12.2

3

Specialty trades

72.9

7

78.8

11

82.6

6

Manufacturing

618.6

12

617.6

16

616.6

12

Durable

378.9

7

376.9

5

375.6

8

Lumber & wood

31.4

4

32.3

1

32.2

3

Nondurable

239.7

5

240.7

11

240.9

4

Food & kindred

65.3

3

65.9

2

67.7

0

Transportation & Public Utilities

127.3

7

131.1

9

133.4

15

Trucking & courier

51.4

5

52.8

5

53.7

11

Wholesale Trade

135.7

7

137

5

139.2

4

Retail Trade

475.7

12

489.6

13

496.7

8

Grocery stores

64.4

2

64.6

1

65.1

3

Auto dealers & service

55.7

3

57.7

-

58.6

1

Eating & drinking places

166.4

1

170.4

4

172.0

2

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

142.8

5

145.9

1

148.5

0

Services

708.9

7

739.2

14

765.9

17

Education & Social services

104.7

2

111.0

2

116.6

7

Government

393.2

13

398.8

6

404.7

11

Federal

29.7

1

30.1

1

32.6

1

State

97.9

3

99.4

-

97.7

1

Local

265.6

9

269.1

5

274.3

9

Unknown

-

-

-

-

-

2

 

Agriculture, forestry & fishing was again the industry group that recorded the highest number of fatalities at 25.

Services was next at 17.

*Source: Labor Market Information Bureau, Current Employment Statistics, DWD.  Employment estimates are rounded to the hundreds for this publication.  Some employment figures are not ordinarily published.

**Includes some workers employed by government organizations in other industries as well as under government.  Indian owned operations are now included in local government.  

-Indicates data is not available and/or publishable.

Industry breakout based on the Standard Industrial Classification manual, 1987.

 

Updated November 20, 2008
Division of Worker's Compensation
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