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

  

1998

1999

2000

2000 Percent

All Occupations*

97

105

107

100%

Managerial & Professional Specialty

13

13

19

18%

Executive, Admin. & Managerial

6

10

7

7%

Professional Specialty

7

3

12

11%

Technical Sales & Admin. Support

18

22

10

9%

Technicians & Related Support

3

4

3

3%

Sales Occupations

12

16

6

6%

Farming, Forestry & Fishing

26

24

24

22%

Farming Occupations

22

24

16

15%

Forestry & Logging

4

-

2

2%

Service Occupations

6

7

8

8%

Protective Service

6

2

5

5%

Precision Production, Craft & Repair

13

16

11

10%

Mechanics & Repairers

4

2

2

2%

Construction Trades

8

12

6

6%

Operators, Fabricators & Laborers

20

23

34

32%

Machine Operators, Assemblers & Inspectors

2

4

2

2%

Transportation & Material Moving Occupations

13

15

23

22%

Motor Vehicle Operators

10

12

23

22%

Military

-

-

1

1%

Other

1

-

-

-

 

Operators, Fabricators & Laborers had the highest percentage (32%) of all occupational categories.

Farming, Forestry & Fishing at 22% was next and Managerial & Professional Specialty was at 18%.

Military Occupations had 1 fatality.

*Based on the 1990 occupational classification system developed by the Bureau of the Census.

-Indicates data is not available and/or publishable.

 

Updated November 20, 2008
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