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Table 3. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work1 by selected worker occupations and industry division, 1999 - 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 27,151 412 19 2,247 5,596 2,804 2,150 4,431 705 8,787
                     
Truck drivers 2,659 -- -- 134 119 1,322 696 296 -- 86
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,435 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2,435
Laborers, nonconstruction 804 -- -- -- 269 30 313 79 -- 8
Stock handlers and baggers 753 -- -- -- 54 -- 113 566 -- --
Janitors and cleaners 708 -- -- -- 49 -- -- -- 64 566
Kitchen workers, food preparation 639 -- -- -- -- -- -- 580 -- 51
Carpenters 529 -- -- 447 30 -- -- -- -- 48
Cashiers 435 -- -- -- -- -- -- 377 -- 56
Assemblers 429 -- -- -- 384 -- -- -- -- 19
Registered nurses 411 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 408
Sales workers, other commodities 401 -- -- -- 9 -- -- 362 -- 15
Construction laborers 377 -- -- 377 -- -- -- -- -- --
Electricians 372 -- -- 173 28 -- -- -- -- 167
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 351 203 -- -- -- -- -- -- 43 0
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations 301 -- -- -- -- -- -- 161 -- 140
Heating, air conditioning, refrigeration mechanics 297 -- -- -- 6 -- -- 159 -- 50
Machinists 289 -- -- -- 275 -- -- -- -- --
Automobile mechanics 248 -- -- -- -- -- -- 149 -- 89
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 248 -- -- 139 53 20 -- -- -- 19
Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations 244 -- -- -- 31 -- -- 161 -- --
Traffic, shipping, and receiving clerks 233 -- -- -- 3 43 -- -- -- --
Maids and housemen 209 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 203
Cooks 204 -- -- -- 9 -- -- -- -- 144
Stock and inventory clerks 203 -- -- -- 27 -- -- -- -- 1
Licensed practical nurses 200 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 200
Guards and police, exc. public service 198 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 176
Welders and cutters 198 -- -- -- 142 -- -- -- -- --
Waiters and waitresses 193 -- -- -- -- -- -- 120 -- 65
Helpers, mechanics and repairers 193 -- -- 79 34 -- -- -- -- 80
General office clerks 176 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 40 72
Supervisors, food preparation and service occupations 173 -- -- -- -- -- -- 151 -- --


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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