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Table 8. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected occupations and number of days away from work, 1998 - Connecticut - local government

 
Occupation Total cases Percent of cases involving Median days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 days or more
                   
Total [4,626 cases] 0.0 11.7 11.5 20.0 13.2 18.4 7.2 18.1 8
                   
                   
Police and detectives, public service 0.0 11.7 13.7 24.5 14.0 13.8 7.0 15.3 6
Janitors and cleaners 0.0 4.3 14.1 12.0 15.6 25.5 6.6 21.9 11
Firefighting occupations 0.0 15.0 13.2 18.3 13.1 21.0 8.3 11.1 7
Elementary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 8.7 13.4 20.2 3.1 44.6 2.2 7.8 13
Garbage collectors 0.0 6.7 1.3 19.7 5.0 22.4 14.3 30.6 20
Truck drivers 0.0 6.9 13.1 11.6 24.0 16.9 11.0 16.5 8
Supervisors, police and detectives 0.0 30.0 4.9 33.0 7.5 -- -- 24.6 4
Teachers' aides 0.0 22.1 21.7 25.6 4.6 3.9 20.6 1.5 3
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 0.0 22.7 7.3 6.1 4.5 42.7 6.5 .3 12
Water and sewage treatment plant operators 0.0 -- -- 27.7 36.2 -- 12.1 24.1 8
Laborers, nonconstruction 0.0 34.3 -- 9.5 16.7 22.7 -- 16.7 8
Supervisors, firefighting occupations 0.0 -- 14.8 47.3 26.3 11.5 -- -- 5
Operating engineers 0.0 3.8 -- 13.9 21.5 21.5 3.8 35.4 13
Construction laborers 0.0 62.1 19.0 4.1 -- -- 14.9 -- 1
Dispatchers 0.0 -- -- 31.8 18.4 9.0 36.2 4.6 8
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 0.0 9.0 3.7 8.9 56.6 -- -- 21.8 9
Electricians 0.0 2.8 2.3 45.6 -- -- 3.7 45.6 3
Power plant operators 0.0 -- -- 50.0 -- 25.0 -- 25.0 5
Supervisors, food preparation and service occupations 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 71
Secretaries 0.0 40.7 7.9 11.7 5.1 -- 11.7 22.9 4
Supervisors, production occupations 0.0 .9 -- -- 8.7 80.4 -- -- 13
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics 0.0 -- 66.7 13.3 20.0 -- -- -- 2
Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations 0.0 87.5 -- -- -- -- 12.5 -- 1
Grader, dozer, and scraper operators 0.0 -- -- -- 20.0 20.0 20.0 40.0 27
Construction inspectors 0.0 -- -- -- 70.7 29.3 -- --  
Carpenters 0.0 12.5 -- 20.8 44.0 -- -- 22.7 8
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 0.0 24.2 -- 24.2 .4 13.8 -- 27.5 6


Footnotes:
 

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

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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