Injury

Job Type

Event

35% cuts

25% contusions

22% sprains

7% burns

3% fractures dislocation

8% other

42% food stores

27.5% general merchandise stores

11.3% restaurants

7.4% professional and related services

3.6% manufacturing

2.7% public admin

2.6% business and repair services

1.4% personal services

0.4% construction

0.3% agriculture

0.8% other

30% case cutter, knife, other sharp objects

25% struck by object

17% overexertion

13% falls

7% burns

8% other

35% lacerations

18% fracture

18% sprain, strain

9% contusion, crush

9% other traumatic injuries

7% burns

1% amputations

1% other skin conditions

1% systemic injuries

52.3/1,000 unskilled labor

39.5/1,000 building service

38.9/1,000 food service

26.3/1,000 agriculture

25.0/1,000 construction, mechanics

20.2/1,000 clerical

15.9/1,000 sales

14.0/1,000 amusement and health

10.6/1,000 managerial, professional

 



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