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Table 4. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work (1) by selected injury or illness characteristics and industry division, 2000

Connecticut State Government
 
Characteristic State 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 2,217 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1,299 --
                       
Nature of injury, illness:                      
Sprains, strains 1,302 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 790 --
Bruises, contusions 194 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 75 --
Cuts, lacerations 35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fractures 41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 17 --
Heat burns -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Carpal tunnel syndrome 72 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 45 --
Tendonitis -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Chemical burns -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Amputations -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Multiple injuries 73 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30 --
                       
Part of body affected:                      
Head 47 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Eye -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Neck 48 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Trunk 895 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 577 --
Shoulder 83 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31 --
Back 644 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 448 --
Upper extremities 457 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 330 --
Wrist 181 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 134 --
Hand, except finger 69 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 57 --
Finger 72 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lower extremities 381 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 132 --
Knee 176 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 62 --
Foot, except toe 38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12 --
Toe 17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Body systems 27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14 --
Multiple parts 361 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 194 --
                       
See footnotes at end of table.                      

Table Continued:
 
Characteristic State 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
                       
                       
Source of injury, illness:                      
Chemicals and chemical products -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Containers 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63 --
Furniture and fixtures 77 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 33 --
Machinery -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Parts and materials 32 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15 --
Worker motion or position 230 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9 --
Floors, walkways, ground surfaces 376 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 163 --
Tools, instruments, and equipment 43 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 16 --
Vehicles 152 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 77 --
Health care patient 677 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 677 --
                       
Event or exposure:                      
Contact with objects and equipment 217 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 94 --
Struck by object 131 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58 --
Struck against object 77 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31 --
Caught in equipment or object -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fall to lower level 89 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 46 --
Fall to same level 300 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 125 --
Slips, trips, loss of balance--without fall -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Overexertion 498 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 380 --
Overexertion in lifting 291 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 214 --
Repetitive motion 91 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56 --
Exposure to harmful substances 74 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39 --
Transportation accidents 137 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 68 --
Fires and explosions -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Assaults and violent acts by person 664 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 433 --
                       
                       

 

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.

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