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Table 9. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected injury or illness characteristics and number of days - Connecticut - private industry

 
Characteristic 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 [27,151 cases] 0.0 15.3 15.0 20.2 16.3 11.9 6.3 15.0 5
                   
Nature of injury, illness:                  
Sprains, strains 0.0 12.1 16.4 23.3 17.3 11.4 5.3 14.3 5
Bruises, contusions 0.0 20.9 20.9 22.2 16.2 7.1 5.4 7.2 3
Cuts, lacerations 0.0 26.0 14.5 18.8 12.9 15.5 3.0 9.2 4
Fractures 0.0 9.3 6.4 8.6 11.1 16.1 20.5 27.9 19
Heat burns 0.0 11.2 26.2 9.9 18.0 31.2 0.6 2.9 7
Carpal tunnel syndrome 0.0 3.3 4.1 7.2 16.7 20.3 14.6 33.8 19
Tendonitis 0.0 17.8 16.9 16.4 6.5 20.4 11.8 .3 5
Chemical burns 0.0 63.0 11.3 17.9 5.8 1.4 0.6 -- 1
Amputations 0.0 16.4 4.9 6.9 25.0 16.9 14.8 15.2  
Multiple injuries 0.0 11.9 12.1 25.4 23.5 8.0 7.0 12.1 7
                   
Part of body affected:                  
Head 0.0 36.2 21.2 14.9 14.4 6.3 1.0 6.0 2
Eye 0.0 46.3 18.9 15.6 13.9 5.3 -- -- 2
Neck 0.0 13.0 18.2 26.5 3.7 11.4 7.7 19.5 4
Trunk 0.0 11.6 14.7 21.6 17.2 12.3 5.6 17.0 6
Shoulder 0.0 5.6 11.3 18.3 11.2 13.0 8.4 32.2 14
Back 0.0 12.2 16.5 23.0 19.3 11.4 4.2 13.3 5
Upper extremities 0.0 18.4 14.4 15.2 14.3 16.1 7.5 14.1 6
Wrist 0.0 13.8 .8 14.7 14.5 15.6 8.3 22.2 9
Hand, except finger 0.0 13.6 16.7 9.8 15.7 24.9 2.9 16.4 7
Finger 0.0 23.4 16.8 15.6 12.9 11.8 .5 9.0 4
Lower extremities 0.0 12.5 14.1 21.1 17.8 .8 8.6 15.0 6
Knee 0.0  7.5 13.1 18.6 19.8 11.6 .1 19.3 8
Foot, except toe 0.0 23.3 8.5 22.9 18.8 3.9 2.3 20.5 4
Toe 0.0 25.1 13.5 12.6 8.7 15.5 18.3 6.2 5
Body systems 0.0 26.3 12.0 31.4 19.9 4.1 2.5 3.8 3
Multiple parts 0.0 13.0 15.2 26.6 18.9 6.8 5.1 14.5 5
                   
See footnotes at end of table.                  
Table 9 - Continued                  

Connecticut--private industry

                   
Characteristic 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
                   
                   
Source of injury, illness:                  
Chemicals and chemical products 0.0 42.6 14.1 24.6 12.3 3.0 2.1 1.2 2
Containers 0.0 13.5 13.6 22.6 22.1 11.8 4.0 12.5 6
Furniture and fixtures 0.0 18.8 15.3 23.6 15.5 7.8 .2 8.9 4
Machinery 0.0 18.6 13.3 16.2 13.7 16.3 4.7 17.2 7
Parts and materials 0.0 15.1 .6 22.8 15.9 12.6 9.0 13.9 6
Worker motion or position 0.0 9.7 16.5 12.3 16.6 16.1 6.9 22.0 9
Floors, walkways, ground surfaces 0.0 13.1 12.8 21.2 11.2 11.0 9.6 21.2 7
Tools, instruments, and equipment 0.0 27.1 13.0 16.6 14.8 14.0 7.3 7.1 4
Vehicles 0.0 8.5 14.7 20.5 24.3 8.7 8.0 15.3 7
Health care patient 0.0 11.4 20.7 30.7 14.4 .8 1.7 .3 4
                   
Event or exposure:                  
Contact with objects and equipment 0.0 22.5 15.1 20.3 14.5 12.9 5.0 9.7 4
Struck by object 0.0 18.5 14.8 20.8 18.2 11.9 4.7 11.2 5
Struck against object 0.0 23.5 16.1 27.3 11.4 9.0 7.2 5.5 3
Caught in equipment or object 0.0 20.2 .2 15.3 14.4 21.5 5.3 13.1 7
Fall to lower level 0.0 6.4 15.6 17.3 12.2 12.0 13.1 23.5 9
Fall to same level 0.0 16.2 12.8 23.1 13.6 9.0 6.7 18.6 5
Slips, trips, loss of balance--without fall 0.0 9.9 31.3 17.8 15.6 11.7 4.2 9.4 5
Overexertion 0.0 12.8 14.3 24.0 17.9 11.7 5.5 13.8 5
Overexertion in lifting 0.0 12.5 14.3 25.8 18.2 11.4 5.8 12.0 5
Repetitive motion 0.0 8.2 9.7 7.2 13.5 16.2 12.0 33.3 17
Exposure to harmful substances 0.0 32.2 17.4 19.6 16.7 .4 2.2 1.5 3
Transportation accidents 0.0 4.5 14.7 19.2 28.0 7.7 8.4 17.5 8
Fires and explosions 0.0 4.1 2.1 -- 82.8 -- -- 11.0  
Assaults and violent acts by person 0.0 19.0 27.2 20.7 11.6 8.4 3.5 9.6 3

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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