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Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Connecticut, 2001
 
Event1 Fatalities
Number Percent
   
     Total   41 0.0
   
Transportation incidents   19 46.3
     Highway   11 26.8
          Collision between vehicles, mobile equipment 6 14.6
               Moving in opposite directions, oncoming 4 9.8
          Vehicle struck stationary object or equipment on side of road 5 12.2
     Nonhighway incident, except rail, air, water 3 7.3
               Noncollision incident   3 7.3
     Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment 4 9.8
          Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment in roadway 3 7.3
   
Assaults and violent acts   7 17.1
     Homicides   6 14.6
          Shooting   5 12.2
   
Falls   9 22.0
     Falls to lower level   5 12.2
     Fall on same level   4 9.8
          Fall to floor, walkway, or other surface 3 7.3
   
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 3 7.3
     Contact with electric current   3 7.3
             
1 Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Structures.
NOTES: 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, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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