Injury and Illness Data

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Injury and Illness Data


54. Occupational injury and illness rates by industry, United States                                           Incidence rates per 100                                           full-time workers (3)  Industry and                     1989 (1)        1990        1991 type of case (2)  PRIVATE SECTOR (5)   Total cases                         8.6         8.8         8.4   Lost workday cases                  4.0         4.1         3.9   Lost workdays                      78.7        84.0        86.5  Agriculture, forestry, and fishing (5)   Total cases                        10.9        11.6        10.8   Lost workday cases                  5.7         5.9         5.4   Lost workdays                     100.9       112.2       108.3  Mining   Total cases                         8.5         8.3         7.4   Lost workday cases                  4.8         5.0         4.5   Lost workdays                     137.2       119.5       129.6  Construction   Total cases                        14.3        14.2        13.0   Lost workday cases                  6.8         6.7         6.1   Lost workdays                     143.3       147.9       148.1  General building contractors:   Total cases                        13.9        13.4        12.0   Lost workday cases                  6.5         6.4         5.5   Lost workdays                     137.3       137.6       132.0  Heavy construction, except building:   Total cases                        13.8        13.8        12.8   Lost workday cases                  6.5         6.3         6.0   Lost workdays                     147.1       144.6       160.1  Special trades contractors:   Total cases                        14.6        14.7        13.5   Lost workday cases                  6.9         6.9         6.3   Lost workdays                     144.9       153.1       151.3  Manufacturing   Total cases                        13.1        13.2        12.7   Lost workday cases                  5.8         5.8         5.6   Lost workdays                     113.0       120.7       121.5 Durable goods:   Total cases                        14.1        14.2        13.6   Lost workday cases                  6.0         6.0         5.7   Lost workdays                     116.5       123.3       122.9   Lumber and wood products:     Total cases                      18.4        18.1        16.8     Lost workday cases                9.4         8.8         8.3     Lost workdays                   177.5       172.5       172.0 Furniture and fixtures:   Total cases                        16.1        16.9        15.9   Lost workday cases                  7.2         7.8         7.2   Lost workdays                        --          --          -- Stone, clay, and glass products:   Total cases                        15.5        15.4        14.8   Lost workday cases                  7.4         7.3         6.8   Lost workdays                     149.8       160.5       156.0 Primary metal industries:   Total cases                        18.7        19.0        17.7   Lost workday cases                  8.1         8.1         7.4   Lost workdays                     168.3       180.2       169.1 Fabricated metal products:   Total cases                        18.5        18.7        17.4   Lost workday cases                  7.9         7.9         7.1   Lost workdays                     147.6       155.7       146.6 Industrial machinery and equipment:   Total cases                        12.1        12.0        11.2   Lost workday cases                  4.8         4.7         4.4   Lost workdays                      86.8        88.9        86.6 Electronic and other electrical equipment:   Total cases                         9.1         9.1         8.6   Lost workday cases                  3.9         3.8         3.7   Lost workdays                      77.5        79.4        83.0 Transportation equipment:   Total cases                        17.7        17.8        18.3   Lost workday cases                  6. … 

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