Fatal Occupation Injuries by Industry by Year for 2001

Industry1

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

  

(number)

(number)

(number)

(number)

(number)

Number

Percent

Total

108

114

97

105

107

110

100.0

Private Industry

96

103

84

99

96

107

97.3

Agriculture, forestry, and fishing

27

31

20

22

25

27

24.5

Agricultural production-crops

--

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

General farms, primarily crop

--

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

Agricultural production - livestock

25

29

20

20

19

19

17.3

Livestock, except dairy and poultry

3

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

General livestock, except dairy and poultry

--

--

--

--

--

3

2.7

Dairy farms

15

17

8

16

10

14

12.7

General farms, primarily animal

7

10

10

4

7

--

--

Agricultural services

--

--

--

--

4

4

3.6

Landscape and horticultural services

--

--

--

--

4

--

--

Construction

19

14

14

18

12

17

15.5

General building contractors

4

3

--

4

3

7

6.4

Residential building construction

--

--

--

3

--

3

2.7

Single-family homes

--

--

--

3

--

3

2.7

Nonresidential building construction

--

--

--

--

--

3

2.7

Nonresidential buildings, other than industrial buildings and warehouses

--

--

--

--

--

3

2.7

Heavy construction, except building

4

3

5

3

3

4

3.6

Highway and street construction

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Heavy construction, except highway

3

3

--

--

--

--

--

Water, sewer, pipeline, and communications and power line construction

--

3

--

--

--

--

--

Special trade contractors

11

8

7

11

6

6

5.5

Plumbing, heating, air-conditioning

--

3

--

--

--

--

--

Masonry, stonework, and plastering

--

--

--

--

3

--

--

Miscellaneous special trade contractors

5

3

3

5

--

--

--

Structural steel erection

--

--

--

3

--

--

--

Manufacturing

9

22

12

16

12

19

17.3

Food and kindred products

--

--

3

--

--

3

2.7

Lumber and wood products

3

3

4

--

3

4

3.6

Logging

--

--

4

--

--

3

2.7

Printing and publishing

--

3

--

3

3

--

--

Newspapers

--

--

--

--

3

--

--

Chemicals and allied products

--

--

--

--

--

6

5.5

Plastics materials and synthetics

--

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

Primary metal industries

--

3

--

--

3

--

--

Transportation equipment

--

4

--

--

--

--

--

Aircraft and parts

--

4

--

--

--

--

--

Transportation and public utilities

14

11

7

9

15

16

14.5

Trucking and warehousing

8

8

5

5

11

11

10.0

Trucking and courier services, except air

8

7

5

5

11

11

10.0

Local trucking without storage

3

--

--

--

--

3

2.7

Trucking, except local

4

4

3

--

8

7

6.4

Electric, gas, and sanitary services

--

--

--

3

--

--

--

Wholesale trade

7

3

7

5

4

7

6.4

Wholesale trade--durable goods

4

--

5

--

3

5

4.5

Machinery, equipment, and supplies

--

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

Wholesale trade--non-durable goods

3

--

--

3

--

--

--

Retail trade

7

13

12

13

8

6

5.5

Building materials and garden supplies

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Food stores

--

3

--

--

3

--

--

Grocery stores

--

3

--

--

3

--

--

Automotive dealers and service stations

3

--

3

--

--

--

--

Used car dealers

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Eating and drinking places

--

--

--

4

--

--

--

Miscellaneous retail

--

4

--

8

--

--

--

Non-store retailers

--

--

--

7

--

--

--

Direct selling establishments

--

--

--

7

--

--

--

Finance, insurance, and real estate

--

--

5

--

--

--

--

Real estate

--

--

4

--

--

--

--

Real estate operators and lessors

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Services

12

8

7

14

17

13

11.8

Business services

--

3

--

3

--

--

--

Amusement and recreation services

--

--

--

3

--

4

3.6

Miscellaneous amusement, recreation services

--

--

--

--

--

4

3.6

Social services

4

--

--

--

--

--

--

Government5

12

11

13

6

11

3

2.7

Federal Government (including resident armed forces)

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

State Government

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Public Administration

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

Local Government

10

8

9

5

9

--

--

Public Administration

9

4

7

3

6

--

--

Executive, legislative, and general

6

--

--

--

--

--

--

Executive and legislative combined

6

--

--

--

--

--

--

Justice, public order, and safety

3

4

5

--

--

--

--

Public order and safety

3

4

5

--

--

--

--

Police protection

--

--

5

--

--

--

--

Fire protection

--

3

--

--

--

--

--

1 Classified according to the Standard Industrial Classification Manual,1987
2 Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 

Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

n.e.c. means "not elsewhere classified."

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.


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