2001 Injury and Illness Statistics

Incident Rates1 of nonfatal occupational injuries & illnesses by industry 2001

Industry2

SIC Code3

Injuries & Illnesses

Injuries

Total Cases Lost Workday Cases Cases w/out lost workdays
Total Cases Lost workday Cases Cases w/out lost workdays
Total5 W/days away from work6 Total5 W/days away from work6

Printing & Publishing

27

4.6

2.4

1.4

2.2

4.3

2.2 1.3 2.1

Newspapers

271

4.9

2.5

1.7

2.5

4.6

2.3 1.6 2.3

Periodicals

272

1.8 0.8

0.4

1.0

1.7

0.8 0.4 0.9

Books

273

4.0 2.6

1.1

1.4

3.5

2.3 0.9 1.3

Book publishing

2731

2.1 1.0

0.4

1.1

1.7 0.8 0.3 0.9

Book printing

2732

8.2 6.0

2.5

2.2

7.5 5.5 2.3 2.0

Miscellaneous publishing

274

2.2 1.4

0.6

0.8

1.7 1.0 0.5 0.7

Commercial printing

275

5.6 2.8

1.6

2.8

5.3 2.7 1.5 2.6

Commercial printing, litho

2752

5.7 2.9

1.7

2.8

5.4 2.7 1.6 2.6

Commercial printing, gravure

2754

8.4 4.6

1.7

3.9

8.2 4.4 1.7 3.7

Commercial printing, n.e.c.

2759

5.0 2.5

1.4

2.6

4.7 2.3 1.3 2.4

Manifold business forms

276

5.7 3.2

1.6

2.5

5.2 3.0 1.4 2.2

Greeting cards

277

5.3 3.1

0.7

2.2

4.4 2.6 0.6 1.8

Blankbooks & bookbinding

278

6.5 3.7

2.2

2.7

5.5 3.0 1.7 2.5

Blankbooks & looseleaf binders

2782

6.7 3.9

2.0

2.8

5.0 2.6 1.3 2.4

Bookbinding & related work

2789

6.3 3.6

2.3

2.7

5.9 3.4 2.2 2.5

Printing trade services

279

1.9 0.9

0.4

1.1

1.8 0.8 0.4 1.0

Typesetting

2791

0.9 0.5

0.3

0.5

0.8 0.4 n/a 0.5

Platemaking services

2796

2.6 1.1

0.5

1.4

2.4 1.0 0.5 1.4

1 The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers and were calculated as: (N/EH) x 200,000, where
N = number of injuries and illnesses
EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year
200,000 = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers
(working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year)

2 Totals include data for industries not shown separately.

3 Standard Industrial Classification Manual, 1987 Edition.

4 Employment is expressed as an annual average and is derived primarily from the BLS-State Covered Employment and Wages program.

5 Total lost workday cases involve days away from work, days of restricted work activity, or both.

6 Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without restricted work activity.

NOTE: Because of rounding, components may not add to totals. Dash indicates
data not available. The n.e.c. abbreviation means that the category includes those
components not elsewhere classified.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
December 2003

Published on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 (updated 05/28/2014)

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