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Table 3. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker occupations and industry division, 1998 - Connecticut - local government

 
Occupation Local government2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construc- tion Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services Public Administra- tion
                       
Total 4,626 -- -- 591 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2,123
                       
Police and detectives, public service 1,003 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1,003
Janitors and cleaners 549 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Firefighting occupations 483 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 483
Elementary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 349 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Garbage collectors 273 -- -- 33 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Truck drivers 234 -- -- 211 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Supervisors, police and detectives 129 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 129
Teachers' aides 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 89 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Water and sewage treatment plant operators 84 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Laborers, nonconstruction 79 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 37
Supervisors, firefighting occupations 75 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 75
Operating engineers 74 -- -- 74 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Construction laborers 69 -- -- 69 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Dispatchers 61 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 52 -- -- 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- 12
Electricians 42 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Power plant operators 41 -- -- 41 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Supervisors, food preparation and service occupations 36 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Secretaries 31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 28
Supervisors, production occupations 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15
Grader, dozer, and scraper operators 14 -- -- 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Construction inspectors 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 13
Carpenters 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --


Footnotes:
 

1 Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without restricted work activity.

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 industries.

NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

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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