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Table 8. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work1 by selected occupations and number of days away from work, 1998 - Connecticut - private industry

 
Occupation Total cases Percent of cases involving Median days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 to Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 days or more
                   
Total [27,059 cases] 0.0 16.7 11.8 20.8 15.2 11.4 7.7 16.3 6
                   
                   
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 0.0 .6 9.2 23.5 15.4 16.9 4.7 19.8 8
Truck drivers 0.0 12.3 8.7 17.7 .8 15.4 9.4 25.7 11
Laborers, nonconstruction 0.0 13.1 9.7 15.7 41.4 8.7 3.8 7.5 8
Butchers and meat cutters 0.0 19.4 5.3 16.0 5.3 16.0 .6 27.4 15
Carpenters 0.0 15.5 6.2 16.9 23.3 7.8 13.2 17.1 8
Waiters and waitresses 0.0 2.6 6.4 16.0 14.4 5.7 -- 55.0 41
Cashiers 0.0 16.4 20.6 22.5 .4 1.3 12.3 16.7 4
Registered nurses 0.0 22.0 17.2 22.8 18.5 12.4 4.8 2.3 4
Construction laborers 0.0 20.0 7.1 14.8 8.2 17.5 3.3 29.1  
Janitors and cleaners 0.0 22.3 18.3 28.1 .9 7.7 4.2 8.6 3
Stock handlers and baggers 0.0 19.9 13.3 39.1 11.2 -- 9.4 7.2 3
Maids and housemen 0.0 17.1 8.1 39.7 16.3 0.9 3.2 14.6 4
Investigators and adjusters, exc. insurance 0.0 2.0 2.5 1.8 -- 1.0 92.0 0.7 30
Sales workers, other commodities 0.0 23.0 26.2 8.0 20.2 5.7 4.1 12.8 3
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 0.0 42.8 6.4 14.1 6.5 2.0 6.5 21.7 4
Cooks 0.0 3.8 .9 26.7 21.9 16.7 6.9 13.0  
Kitchen workers, food preparation 0.0 28.1 2.1 49.5 -- 8.6 .7 1.0 3
Welders and cutters 0.0 28.5 24.0 14.3 12.2 1.4 13.4 6.1 2
Painting and paint spraying machine operators 0.0 19.7 7.3 33.6 21.6 4.4 -- 13.4 4
Assemblers 0.0 26.8 5.6 15.2 23.0 5.7 7.2 16.5 6
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 0.0 3.5 19.7 30.0 2.2 32.4 1.7 .5 5
Health aides, exc. nursing 0.0 15.5 50.1 6.8 4.5 4.4 14.7 4.0 2
Cabinet makers and bench carpenters 0.0 28.9 -- 5.0 28.9 3.3 1.7 32.2 8
Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators 0.0 5.9 5.7 42.5 3.8 11.6 6.0 24.5 5
Traffic, shipping, and receiving clerks 0.0 8.8 16.1 37.7 11.2 11.7 3.6 11.1 5
Athletes 0.0 5.8 2.3 11.5 32.2 19.4 9.2 19.6  
Electronic repairers, communications equipment 0.0 24.5 14.3 26.9 9.7 14.3 5.4 4.9 4
Graders and sorters, exc. agricultural 0.0 13.7 15.7 55.2 11.5 -- 2.0 2.0 4
Electricians 0.0 3.8 8.9 24.0 5.0 27.3 6.4 24.6 13
Waiters'/waitresses' assistants 0.0 6.5 23.6 24.0 16.5 6.5 5.0 17.9 4
Machinists 0.0 15.8 18.4 25.9 14.8 .4 3.3 11.3 4


Footnotes:
 

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

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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