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Table 3. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected worker occupations and industry division, 2000

Connecticut--local government
 
Occupation Local government2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construc- tion Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services Public Administra- tion
                       
Total 4,071 -- -- 587 -- 438 -- -- -- 1,151 --
                       
Police and detectives, public service 998 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Firefighting occupations 403 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Janitors and cleaners 356 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 338 --
Construction laborers 231 -- -- 227 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Elementary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 180 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 180 --
Truck drivers 166 -- -- 76 -- 44 -- -- -- 15 --
Garbage collectors 153 -- -- -- -- 134 -- -- -- -- --
Teachers' aides 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9 --
Secretaries 95 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 82 --
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 77 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70 --
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 71 -- -- 71 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Supervisors, firefighting occupations 64 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Laborers, nonconstruction 61 -- -- -- -- 26 -- -- -- 20 --
Grader, dozer, and scraper operators 51 -- -- 51 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Dispatchers 50 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Heavy equipment mechanics 47 -- -- 43 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Supervisors, police and detectives 43 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Electricians 38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 23 --
Mechanical controls and valve repairers 34 -- -- -- -- 34 -- -- -- -- --
Secondary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 28 --
Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 28 --
Cooks 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 25 --
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Personnel, training, labor relations specialists 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Guards and police, exc. public service 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14 --
Administrators and officials, public administration 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Health aides, exc. nursing 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Inspectors and compliance officers, nonconstruction 19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 19 -- -- -- -- 15 -- -- -- -- --
Bus drivers 17 -- -- -- -- 17 -- -- -- -- --
Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations 17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
                       

 

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.

2000 Tables Index

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