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Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by industry,  Connecticut, 2001

Industry1 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
(number) (number) (number) (number) (number) Number Percent
               
     Total………………………………….. 35 32 57 38 55 41 0.0
               
Private Industry…………………………………. 29 29 49 35 48 39 95.1
               
    Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -- 3 3 -- 8 -- --
        Agricultural services -- 3 -- -- 6 -- --
            Landscape and horticultural services -- 3 -- -- 6 -- --
                Ornamental shrub and tree services -- -- -- -- 5 -- --
    Construction  7 9 18 9 15 8 19.5
        General building contractors 4 3 5 3 -- -- --
            Residential building construction 3 -- 5 3 -- -- --
                Single-family homes 3 -- 5 3 -- -- --
        Heavy construction, except building -- -- 3 -- 4 3 7.3
            Heavy construction, except highway -- -- -- -- 3 3 7.3
        Special trade contractors 3 4   5 9 4 9.8
            Roofing, siding, and sheet metal work -- -- -- -- 4 -- --
            Miscellaneous special trade contractors -- -- 4 -- -- -- --
    Manufacturing 6 -- 3 -- 6 9 22.0
        Lumber and wood products -- -- -- -- -- 3 7.3
        Transportation equipment 5 -- -- -- -- -- --
            Aircraft and parts 5 -- -- -- -- -- --
    Transportation and public utilities 6 8 6 3 8 7 17.1
        Trucking and warehousing 3 5 4 -- 3 4 9.8
            Trucking and courier services, except air 3 5 4 -- 3 4 9.8
                Trucking, except local 3 3 4 -- -- 4 9.8
        Electric, gas, and sanitary services -- -- -- -- 3 -- --
    Wholesale trade -- -- -- 5 -- -- --
        Wholesale trade--durable goods -- -- -- 4 -- -- --
    Retail trade 3 4 8 8 6 5 12.2
        Food stores -- -- -- -- 3 -- --
            Grocery stores -- -- -- -- 3 -- --
        Automotive dealers and service stations -- -- 3 3 -- -- --
        Eating and drinking places -- -- 3 -- -- -- --
    Services  6 4 7 6 4 5 12.2
        Business services -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
                 
Government2 6 3 8 3 7 -- --

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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