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Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Connecticut, 1999

 

Event  (1) Fatalities
Number Percent
     
Total 38  
     
Transportation incidents 13 34
Highway 6 16
Collision between vehicles, mobile equipment 3 8
Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment 4 11
Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment in    
parking lot or non-road area 4 11
     
Assaults and violent acts 13 34
Homicides 9 24
Shooting 4 11
Stabbing 3 8
Self-inflicted injury 4 11
     
Contact with objects and equipment 5 13
Struck by object 4 11
Struck by falling object 3 8
     
Falls 4 11
Falls to lower level 4 11



Footnotes:

1 Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately.

Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

1999 Fatalities Report

Safety and Health Statistics

Last Updated: October 24, 2016


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