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Table 3. Incidence rates(1) of nonfatal occupational injuries by industry division and employment size, 2000 Connecticut

 
Industry division All establishments Establishment employment size (workers)
         
1 to Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office 11 to 49 50 to 249 250 to 999 1,000 or more
         
             
All industries including State and local government2            
6.8 2.5 5.6 9.5 8.1 5.8
             
Private industry2 6.2 2.3 5.0 9.4 6.9 5.1
             
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing2 .3 8.4 7.2 -- -- --
             
Mining3 5.7 1.8 4.5 .8 -- --
             
Construction 8.7 3.7 9.7 14.0 5.9 --
             
Manufacturing 7.3 5.4 7.8 .0 6.7 3.8
Durable goods 7.7 5.8 8.1 .9 6.8 4.5
Nondurable goods 6.3 3.7 6.8 8.3 6.4 1.8
             
Transportation and public utilities3 8.5 0.1 11.4 -- -- --
             
Wholesale and retail trade 7.1 1.6 4.9 11.9 -- --
Wholesale trade 6.5 -- 4.8 .9 -- --
Retail trade 7.3 0.9 4.9 12.3 -- --
             
Finance, insurance, and real estate 1.3 -- 1.6 1.4 -- 0.9
             
Services 5.7 2.0 2.5 8.8 6.6 8.1
             
State and local government 11.4 9.2 16.0 11.1 11.8 9.1
             
State government 9.2 31.2 19.2 4.9 8.5 9.5
             
Local government 12.6 4.9 14.7 14.9 13.5 8.7
             

Footnotes:

1 Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office0 full-time workers and were calculated as: (N/EH) x 200,000 where

N = number of injuries and illnesses 
EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year
200,000 = base for Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office0 equivalent full-time workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).

2 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

3 Data conforming to OSHA definitions for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining and for employers in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor; and the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries. 

4 Incidence rate less than 0.05.

-- Indicates data not available.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

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