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THE TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2012 (1)
Rank Occupation Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 60,640 6.7%
2 Truckdrivers, heavy 40,440 4.5
3 Nursing assistants 38,010 4.2
4 Production workers 28,090 3.1
5 Truckdrivers, light 24,620 2.7
6 Retail salespersons 24,520 2.7
7 Maintenance, general 23,470 2.6
8 Janitors and cleaners 21,970 2.4
9 Stock clerks and order fillers 20,940 2.3
10 Registered nurses 20,930 2.3
  Total, top ten 303,630 33.5%
  Total, all occupations 905,690 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries; excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
TOP TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2007 (1)
Rank Occupation  Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 79.0 6.8%
2 Truckdrivers, heavy  57.1 4.9
3 Nursing aides, orderlies 44.9 3.9
4 Construction laborers 34.2 3.0
5 Truckdrivers, light 32.9 2.8
6 Retail salespersons 32.9 2.8
7 Janitors and cleaners 30.1 2.8
8 Carpenters 23.8 2.6
9 Maintenance and repair workers (general) 23.5 2.0
10 Registered nurses 20.0 1.7
  Total, 10 occupations 378.4 32.7%
  All occupations    1,158.9 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries; excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
TOP TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2008 (1)
Rank Occupation  Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 79,590 7.4%
2 Truckdrivers, heavy  57,700 5.4
3 Nursing aides, orderlies 44,610 4.1
4 Construction laborers 31,310 2.9
5 Retail salespersons 28,900 2.7
6 Janitors and cleaners 28,110 2.6
7 Truckdrivers, light 28,040 2.6
8 Maintenance and repair workers (general) 20,800 1.9
9 Registered nurses 19,070 1.8
10 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 18,650 1.7
  Total, 10 occupations 356,780 33.1%
  All occupations 1,078,140 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries; excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
TOP TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2009 (1)
Rank Occupation  Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 61,440 6.4%
2 Truckdrivers, heavy 45,610 4.7
3 Nursing aides, orderlies 42,570 4.4
4 Truckdrivers, light 31,600 3.3
5 Retail salespersons 28,180 2.9
6 Janitors and cleaners 26,980 2.8
7 Production workers 24,400 2.5
8 Construction laborers 23,860 2.5
9 Registered nurses 20,270 2.1
10 Stock clerks and order fillers 17,390 1.8
  Total, 10 occupations 322,300 33.4%
  All occupations 964,990 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries;  excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
TOP TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2010 (1)
Rank Occupation Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction)           62,370 6.7%
2 Nursing aides, orderlies           45,600 4.9
3 Truckdrivers, heavy            42,140 4.5
4 Truckdrivers, light           27,800 3.0
5 Retail salespersons           26,570 2.8
6 Production workers           25,640 2.7
7 Janitors and cleaners           23,170 2.5
8 Registered nurses           21,530 2.3
9 Maids and housekeeping cleaners           19,410 2.1
10 Construction laborers           17,940 1.9
  Total, 10 occupations         312,170 33.5%
  All occupations         933,200 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries; excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
THE TEN OCCUPATIONS WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2011 (1)
Rank Occupation Number Percent of total
1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 53,660 5.9%
2 Truckdrivers, heavy 42,210 4.6
3 Nursing assistants 40,300 4.4
4 Production workers 26,340 2.9
5 Truckdrivers, light 25,380 2.8
6 Janitors and cleaners 24,450 2.7
7 Retail salespersons 23,430 2.6
8 Registered nurses 22,150 2.4
9 Stock clerks and order fillers 21,260 2.3
10 Maintenance, general 21,230 2.3
  Total, top ten
300,410 33.1%
  Total, all occupations 908,310 100.0%

(1) Nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving days off from work for private industries; excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.