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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 - private industry

 
Occupation Private industry 2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construction Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services
                     
Total 27,059 451 25 1,916 6,013 2,496 2,131 5,087 501 8,439
                     
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,366 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2,362
Truck drivers 2,227 20 -- 39 53 1,232 448 356 -- 78
Laborers, nonconstruction 1,420 24 5 -- 288 85 365 143 15 496
Butchers and meat cutters 683 -- -- -- -- -- -- 683 -- --
Carpenters 637 -- -- 400 184 -- -- -- 21 --
Waiters and waitresses 509 -- -- -- -- -- -- 431 -- 75
Cashiers 476 -- -- -- -- -- -- 393 -- 71
Registered nurses 457 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 455
Construction laborers 434 -- -- 431 -- -- -- -- -- --
Janitors and cleaners 416 -- -- -- 49 -- -- -- 19 300
Stock handlers and baggers 362 -- -- -- -- -- -- 305 -- --
Maids and housemen 353 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 352
Investigators and adjusters, exc. insurance 319 -- -- -- 11 -- -- 291 11 --
Sales workers, other commodities 317 -- -- -- -- -- -- 256 -- 19
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 307 -- -- -- -- -- -- 134 7 165
Cooks 277 -- -- -- -- -- -- 166 -- 1
Kitchen workers, food preparation 275 -- -- -- -- -- -- 266 -- --
Welders and cutters 274 -- -- 52 137 -- -- -- -- 51
Painting and paint spraying machine operators 260 -- -- -- 228 -- -- -- -- --
Assemblers 255 -- -- -- 222 -- -- -- -- --
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 243 161 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 77
Health aides, exc. nursing 243 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 243
Cabinet makers and bench carpenters 227 -- -- -- 227 -- -- -- -- --
Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators 217 -- -- 52 13 -- 132 -- -- --
Traffic, shipping, and receiving clerks 203 -- -- -- 97 -- -- 77 -- --
Athletes 200 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 200
Electronic repairers, communications equipment 196 -- -- -- -- -- 112 -- -- 73
Graders and sorters, exc. agricultural 196 -- -- -- 21 17 -- -- -- 87
Electricians 185 -- -- 69 53 18 -- -- -- --
Waiters'/waitresses' assistants 184 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 153
Machinists 182 -- -- -- 153 -- -- -- -- --


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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