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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, 1999 - 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 [3,492 cases] 0.0 13.9 9.1 20.9 13.8 15.3 5.8 21.2 7
                   
                   
Police and detectives, public service 0.0 15.9 11.0 15.6 15.4 14.4 5.1 22.5 8
Firefighting occupations 0.0 9.7 8.1 24.5 .9 20.5 6.8 19.5 9
Janitors and cleaners 0.0 11.3 6.4 27.5 21.6 9.7 4.9 18.6 6
Garbage collectors 0.0 23.5 6.9 18.0 .5 13.6 8.0 19.5 6
Elementary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 24.0 7.9 23.8 .9 14.9 8.4 .1 4
Truck drivers 0.0 9.7 5.9 41.3 4.8 21.8 -- 16.6 5
Supervisors, firefighting occupations 0.0 12.0 -- 23.6 24.4 21.8 -- 18.2 8
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 0.0 16.6 9.8 19.9 19.9 22.3 5.7 5.7 7
Supervisors, police and detectives 0.0 13.4 8.2 26.3 29.7 14.2 -- 8.2 6
Laborers, nonconstruction 0.0 1.6 6.1 8.8 13.3 21.7 -- 48.5 17
Teachers' aides 0.0 15.0 1.5 23.9 12.6 6.0 2.1 39.0 8
Secondary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 4.2 4.2 3.6 35.4 40.4 2.4 9.7 12
Bus drivers 0.0 -- 11.3 34.9 3.8 3.8 7.5 38.7 20
Special education teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 4.6 1.9 1.9 4.6 -- 87.0 -- 26
Water and sewage treatment plant operators 0.0 17.7 -- 32.3 -- 25.0 -- 25.0 11
Kitchen workers, food preparation 0.0 74.1 2.2 .4 4.4 -- 2.2 6.6 1
Dispatchers 0.0 -- -- 31.1 6.7 -- -- 62.2 33
Secretaries 0.0 56.7 8.4 4.8 9.8 4.0 2.4 13.9 1
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics 0.0 -- -- 39.4 11.0 23.7 -- 25.9  
Grader, dozer, and scraper operators 0.0 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 -- 16.7 3
Operating engineers 0.0 -- -- 41.2 23.5 5.9 5.9 23.6 7
Construction laborers 0.0 46.0 23.0 -- 7.7 -- -- 23.2 2
Social workers 0.0 12.6 -- 16.8 21.1 24.3 3.8 21.4  
Administrators and officials, public administration 0.0 -- .1 18.1 22.1 19.1 -- 30.6 6
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 0.0 -- 60.5 -- 19.7 -- 14.4 5.3 2
Meter readers 0.0 26.9 -- -- -- 73.1 -- -- 20
Guards and police, exc. public service 0.0 15.3 -- 44.8 -- 23.0 -- 17.0 5
Supervisors, mechanics and repairers 0.0 -- -- 12.1 -- 14.5 -- 73.3 197
Automobile mechanics 0.0 -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 19
Brickmasons and stonemasons 0.0 -- -- 14.9 34.4 34.4 -- 16.3 12
General office clerks 0.0 8.5 .4 -- 17.1 -- 22.9 41.1 23


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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