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Table 6. Incidence rates1 for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(2) per Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office,000 full-time workers for selected characteristics and industry - Connecticut state government

 
Characteristic State government3 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 3 Mining 4 Construc- tion Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 4 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services Public Administra- tion
                       
Total [1,948 cases] 358.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 304.0
                       
Nature of injury, illness:                      
Sprains, strains 204.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 155.0
Bruises, contusions 53.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.6
Cuts, lacerations .2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 20.8
Fractures 9.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.3
Heat burns 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Carpal tunnel syndrome 7.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.5
Tendonitis 3.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Chemical burns -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Amputations -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Multiple injuries 9.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.7
                       
Part of body affected:                      
Head 21.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15.3
Eye 9.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.9
Neck 18.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 16.9
Trunk 117.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 82.8
Shoulder 23.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12.5
Back 75.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 57.9
Upper extremities 53.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56.5
Wrist 13.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22.0
Hand, except finger 16.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15.9
Finger 9.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12.5
Lower extremities 78.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 81.3
Knee 31.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36.8
Foot, except toe 11.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15.9
Toe 1.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Body systems 4.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6.9
Multiple parts 63.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.0
                       
See footnotes at end of table.                      
Table 6 Continued                      
                       

Connecticut--state government

                       
Characteristic State government3 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 3 Mining 4 Construc- tion Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 4 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services Public Administra- tion
                       
                       
Source of injury, illness:                      
Chemicals and chemical products 5.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.5
Containers 11.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6.3
Furniture and fixtures 9.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 7.2
Machinery 5.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6.3
Parts and materials 7.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6.2
Worker motion or position 32.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 42.1
Floors, walkways, ground surfaces 54.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 66.0
Tools, instruments, and equipment 9.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.0
Vehicles 24.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 33.0
Health care patient 121.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       
Event or exposure:                      
Contact with objects and equipment 43.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 45.1
Struck by object 28.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 27.0
Struck against object 11.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.8
Caught in equipment or object 3.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.2
Fall to lower level 11.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14.7
Fall to same level 46.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56.5
Slips, trips, loss of balance--without fall 8.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.1
Overexertion 70.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31.8
Overexertion in lifting 55.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22.2
Repetitive motion 8.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12.2
Exposure to harmful substances .8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12.4
Transportation accidents 16.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 28.4
Fires and explosions -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Assaults and violent acts by person 123.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70.4


Footnotes:

1 Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per full-time workers and were calculated as:

  • (N/EH) x 20,000,000 where N = number of injuries and illnesses
  • EH = total hours worked by all employees during calendar year
  • 20,000,000 = base for equivalent full-time workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).

2 Days away from work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without restricted work activity.

3 Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

4 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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