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Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Connecticut, 2000
 

Event (1) Fatalities
Number Percent
     
Total 55 0
     
Transportation incidents 18 33
Highway 8 15
Collision between vehicles, mobile equipment 3 5
Vehicle struck stationary object or equipment
on side of road
3 5
Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment 8 15
Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment in    
parking lot or non-road area 4 7
     
Assaults and violent acts 9 16
Homicides 6 11
Shooting 4 7
Self-inflicted injury 3 5
     
Contact with objects and equipment 16 29
Struck by object 9 16
Struck by falling object 6 11
Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects 4 7
Caught in running equipment or machinery 3 5
     
Falls 7 13
Falls to lower level 7 13
Fall from roof 4 7
     
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 4 7

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.

Last Updated: October 24, 2016


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