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Top 10 Private Industry Sectors By Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2018

 

Rank Industry Number (000) Percent of total
private industry
1 Healthcare and social assistance 577.5 20.4%
2 Manufacturing 430.3 15.2
3 Retail trade 409.9 14.5
4 Accommodation and food services 278.6 9.8
5 Transportation and warehousing 221.4 7.8
6 Construction 199.2 7.0
7 Wholesale trade 160.8 5.7
8 Administrative and waste services 118.6 4.2
9 Miscellaneous services 72.7 2.6
10 Professional and technical services 70.5 2.5
  Total, top 10 2,539.5 89.6%
  Total, private industry 2,834.5 100.0%

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

 
TOP TEN PRIVATE INDUSTRIES WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2008 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 258.2 7.6
2 Food services and drinking places 227.6 3.7
3 Specialty trade contractors 217.8 5.1
4 Administrative and support services 133.7 2.9
5 General merchandise stores 129.3 5.7
6 Ambulatory healthcare services 120.8 2.7
7 Nursing care facilities 113.8 8.9
8 Merchant wholesalers, durable goods 109.2 3.6
9 Supermarkets and other grocery stores 108.3 6.2
10 Fabricated metal product manufacturing 107.5 6.8
  All private industry  3,696.1 3.9

(1) Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 
PRIVATE INDUSTRIES WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2009 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 253.1 7.3
2 Food services and drinking places 206.8 3.4
3 Specialty trade contractors 168.7 4.6
4 Ambulatory health care services 124.2 2.7
5 General merchandise stores 117.5 5.2
6 Administrative and support services 115.1 2.7
7 Nursing care facilities 113.6 8.9
8 Grocery stores 102.5 5.5
  All private industry  3,277.7 3.6

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2009. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 

 
PRIVATE INDUSTRIES WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2010 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 241.7 7.0
2 Food services and drinking places 194.3 3.3
3 Specialty trade contractors 132.7 4.3
4 Ambulatory health care services 130.4 2.8
5 Administrative and support services 111.2 2.7
6 Nursing care facilities 110.9 8.6
7 General merchandise stores 109.3 5.0
8 Grocery stores 100.0 5.4
  All private industry  3,063.4 3.5

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2010. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 

 
PRIVATE INDUSTRIES WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2011 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 237.1 6.8
2 Food services and drinking places 209.8 3.6
3 Specialty trade contractors 123.5 4.1
4 Ambulatory health care services 122.9 2.7
5 Nursing care facilities 104.7 8.2
6 Administrative and support services 104.3 2.5
7 General merchandise stores 101.3 4.6
  Total private industry 2,986.5 3.5

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2011. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 

 
PRIVATE INDUSTRIES WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NONFATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, 2012 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 230.2 6.5
2 Food services and drinking places 208.4 3.4
3 Ambulatory health care services 123.5 2.6
4 Specialty trade contractors 119.2 3.9
5 General merchandise stores 118.5 5.3
6 Administrative and support services 108.8 2.6
7 Nursing care facilities 100.2 7.9
  Total, private industry  2,976.4 3.4

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2012. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 
Private Industries With The Largest Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries And Illnesses, 2013 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 226.6 6.4
2 Food services and drinking places 209.5 3.3
3 Nursing and residential care facilities 181.5 7.3
4 Specialty trade contractors 136.7 4.2
5 Ambulatory healthcare services 135.2 2.7
6 Administrative and support services 108.1 2.5
7 General merchandise stores 104.0 4.8
  Total, private industry  3,007.3 3.3

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2013. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 
Private Industries With The Largest Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries And Illnesses, 2014 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 222.3 6.2
2 Restaurants and other eating places 192.1 3.2
3 Nursing and residential care facilities 177.0 7.1
4 Specialty trade contractors 132.9 3.8
5 Ambulatory health care services 124.3 2.4
6 Administrative and support services 109.3 2.4
7 General merchandise stores 107.8 4.8
  Total, private industry  2,953.5 3.2

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2014. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 
Private Industries With The Largest Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries And Illnesses, 2015 (1)

 

Rank Industry Number (000) Incidence rate (2)
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 214.1 6.0
2 Restaurants and other eating places 185.2 3.0
3 Nursing and residential care facilities 171.9 6.8
4 Specialty trade contractors 138.0 3.7
5 Ambulatory health care services 130.0 2.4
6 General merchandise stores 103.3 4.5
  Total, private industry 2,905.9 3.0

(1) Based on industries with 100,000 or more cases in 2015. Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
(2) The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

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

 
Top 10 Private Industries By Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries And Illnesses, 2016 (1)
Rank Industry Number (000) Percent of total private industry
1 General medical and surgical hospitals 213.5 7.3%
2 Restaurants and other eating places 195.8 6.7
3 Nursing and residential care facilities 164.3 5.7
4 Specialty trade contractors 138.0 4.7
5 Ambulatory health care services 125.2 4.3
6 General merchandise stores 96.6 3.3
7 Grocery stores 83.6 2.9
8 Food manufacturing 72.6 2.5
9 Transportation equipment manufacturing 72.1 2.5
10 Natural resources and mining 68.4 2.4
  Total, top 10 1,230.1 42.3%
  Total, private industry 2,905.9 100.0%

(1) Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

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

 
Top 10 Private Industry Sectors By Number Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2017

 

Rank Industry Number (000) Percent of total
private industry
1 Healthcare and social assistance 582.8 20.7%
2 Manufacturing 428.9 15.3
3 Retail trade 395.7 14.1
4 Accommodation and food services 282.6 10.1
5 Transportation and warehousing 215.6 7.7
6 Construction 198.1 7.0
7 Wholesale trade 157.9 5.6
8 Administrative and waste services 116.9 4.2
9 Professional and technical services 69.7 2.5
10 Miscellaneous services  66.0 2.3
  Total, top 10 2,514.2 89.4%
  Total, private industry 2,811.5 100.0%

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