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Table 4. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected injury or illness characteristics and industry division, 1998 - Connecticut - state government

 
Characteristic State 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 1,720 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       
Nature of injury, illness:                      
Sprains, strains 1,044 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Bruises, contusions 198 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Cuts, lacerations 60 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fractures 61 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Heat burns -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Carpal tunnel syndrome 32 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Tendonitis 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Chemical burns -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Amputations -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Multiple injuries 48 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       
Part of body affected:                      
Head 116 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Eye 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Neck 64 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Trunk 596 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Shoulder 81 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Back 455 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Upper extremities 258 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Wrist 86 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Hand, except finger 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Finger 71 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lower extremities 381 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Knee 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Foot, except toe 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Toe -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Body systems   -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Multiple parts 270 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       
See footnotes at end of table.                      
Table 4 Continued                      
                       
Connecticut--state government
                       
Characteristic State 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
                       
                       
Source of injury, illness:                      
Chemicals and chemical products 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Containers 60 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Furniture and fixtures 70 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Machinery 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Parts and materials 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Worker motion or position 233 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Floors, walkways, ground surfaces 286 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Tools, instruments, and equipment 41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Vehicles 205 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Health care patient 359 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       
Event or exposure:                      
Contact with objects and equipment 211 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Struck by object 90 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Struck against object 68 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Caught in equipment or object 45 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fall to lower level 77 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fall to same level 214 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Slips, trips, loss of balance--without fall 66 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Overexertion 283 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Overexertion in lifting 209 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Repetitive motion 37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Exposure to harmful substances 72 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Transportation accidents 167 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fires and explosions -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Assaults and violent acts by person 322 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --


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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