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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 - private industry
 
Occupation Private industry 2 Goods producing Service producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 2 Mining 3 Construction Manufactur- ing Transpor- tation and public utilities 3 Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services
                     
Total 25,607 489 27 2,443 5,357 2,834 2,012 4,183 717 7,546
                     
Truck drivers 1,989 -- -- 77 223 705 465 311 -- 187
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,800 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 7 1,793
Production coordinators 567 -- -- -- 12 -- -- -- -- 553
Laborers, nonconstruction 566 -- 5 -- 209 41 167 126 -- 15
Janitors and cleaners 554 -- -- 11 50 17 -- -- 11 452
Stock handlers and baggers 545 -- -- -- 30 -- 118 391 -- --
Carpenters 521 -- -- 437 23 -- -- -- 11 41
Kitchen workers, food preparation 476 -- -- -- -- -- -- 332 -- 145
Registered nurses 433 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 431
Assemblers 433 -- -- -- 401 -- -- -- -- --
Construction laborers 404 -- -- 384 17 -- -- -- -- --
Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations 365 -- -- -- 24 -- -- 319 7 --
Sales workers, other commodities 330 -- -- -- -- -- -- 318 -- --
Cooks 321 -- -- -- -- -- -- 224 -- 93
Automobile mechanics 311 -- -- -- -- 84 -- 128 -- 95
Groundskeepers and gardeners, exc. farm 309 162 -- -- -- -- -- -- 56 51
Traffic, shipping, and receiving clerks 294 -- -- -- 113 -- -- 134   --
Production inspectors, checkers, and examiners 277 -- -- -- 136 14 96 -- -- --
Cashiers 274 -- -- -- -- -- -- 248 -- --
Maids and housemen 263 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 253
Hand packers and packagers 257 26 -- -- 79 -- 85 -- -- 51
Welders and cutters 235 -- -- 26 204 -- -- -- -- --
Stock and inventory clerks 204 -- -- -- 55 -- -- 96 -- --
Food counter, fountain and related occupations 203 -- -- -- -- -- -- 158 -- 45
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 191 -- -- 142 17 -- -- -- -- 14
Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators 186 -- -- 13 45 19 98 -- -- --
Painters, construction and maintenance 181 -- -- 3 42 -- -- -- 8 --
Heating, air conditioning, refrigeration mechanics 179 -- -- 67 -- 15 -- 62 -- --
Driver-sales workers 174 -- -- -- -- -- -- 86 -- --
Guards and police, exc. public service 173 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 157
Machinists 167 -- -- -- 166 -- -- -- -- --

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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