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Table 8. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work(1) by selected occupations and number of days away from work, 2000.

Connecticut - local government
 
Occupation 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 [4,071 cases] 0.0 9.5 .1 21.9 18.3 14.1 7.0 19.2 7
                   
                   
Police and detectives, public service 0.0 13.5 7.5 23.7 23.8 11.3 7.1 13.0 6
Firefighting occupations 0.0 7.3 12.0 19.7 16.8 15.7 8.6 20.1 9
Janitors and cleaners 0.0 8.5 4.4 13.8 15.8 13.6 4.2 39.7 17
Construction laborers 0.0 3.3 2.5 28.8 33.9 .2 13.1 8.2 7
Elementary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 20.0 12.4 .1 22.8 22.9 3.4 8.5 7
Truck drivers 0.0 6.6 11.1 15.5 4.6 13.2 1.3 47.6 16
Garbage collectors 0.0 11.4 15.9 30.7 16.0 8.9 1.7 15.4 4
Teachers' aides 0.0 6.2 31.0 37.6 4.0 12.5 4.5 4.3 5
Secretaries 0.0 1.7 26.8 60.9 1.5 2.8 1.5 4.8 3
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 0.0 11.1 23.6 13.9 8.3 9.8 2.8 30.5 8
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 0.0 14.2 24.9 7.3 17.9 17.9 14.2 3.6 6
Supervisors, firefighting occupations 0.0 6.8 13.1 27.3 19.3 6.8 6.3 20.4 6
Laborers, nonconstruction 0.0 2.8 2.7 6.5 1.4 30.1 .5 46.0 23
Grader, dozer, and scraper operators 0.0 14.8 14.8 20.3 -- 19.9 -- 30.1 13
Dispatchers 0.0 -- -- -- 50.5 12.4 12.4 24.8 7
Heavy equipment mechanics 0.0 -- 16.0 32.0 36.5 .0 5.5 -- 8
Supervisors, police and detectives 0.0 14.3 9.5 33.3 9.5 14.3 9.5 9.5 5
Electricians 0.0 55.5 -- 16.5 -- 3.5 -- 24.5 1
Mechanical controls and valve repairers 0.0 -- -- 42.9 14.3 -- 14.3 28.6 9
Secondary school teachers, exc. postsecondary 0.0 4.2 21.8 26.1 7.3 11.5 -- 29.1 5
Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers 0.0 -- -- 4.3 -- 91.5 -- 4.3 19
Cooks 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- 27
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics 0.0 -- -- 29.7 -- 59.4 -- 11.0 11
Personnel, training, labor relations specialists 0.0 -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 15
Guards and police, exc. public service 0.0 12.2 13.1 5.5 38.4 15.4 .0 5.5  
Administrators and officials, public administration 0.0 -- -- 59.7 29.9 -- 6.9 3.5 5
Health aides, exc. nursing 0.0 -- 31.4 31.4 31.4 -- -- 5.9 4
Inspectors and compliance officers, nonconstruction 0.0 7.4 32.2 7.4 7.4 13.3 -- 32.3 7
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 0.0 7.6 -- 3.8 29.3 4.2 -- 55.1 36
Bus drivers 0.0 16.7 -- -- 16.7 33.3 16.7 16.7 13
Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations 0.0 -- -- 26.2 -- -- -- 73.8 42

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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