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Table: Incidence Rates1 of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Selected Industries and Case Types, 2002
  U.S. Wyoming
Industry2 Total recordable cases Total recordable cases Cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction Other recordable cases
Total Cases with days away from work4 Cases
with job transfer or restriction
Private Industry5 5.3 5.6 2.8 2.2 0.6 2.8
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing5 6.4 11.5 3.3 2.8 -- 8.3
Mining6 4.0 3.3 2.2 1.6 0.5 1.2
Metal mining7 4.1 11.1 2.8 ( 9 ) 2.8 8.3
Coal mining7 6.8 2.1 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.8
Bituminous coal and lignite mining7 6.8 2.1 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.8
Oil and gas extraction 3.4 3.0 1.7 1.4 0.3 --
Nonmetallic minerals mining7 3.8 6.2 4.8 3.5 1.3 1.4
Chemical and fertilizer minerals7 4.0 5.8 4.6 3.1 1.5 1.2
Construction 7.1 8.4 4.8 3.9 -- 3.6
General building contractors 6.2 13.4 7.3 4.7 -- 6.1
Heavy construction, except building 6.4 4.6 2.2 -- 0.3 2.4
Special trade contractors 7.5 9.3 5.8 5.3 -- 3.5
Plumbing, heating, air-conditioning 8.9 10.2 5.3 4.0 -- 4.8
Electrical work 6.4 11.1 4.8 4.0 -- --
Miscellaneous special trade contractors 6.9 8.4 7.7 7.3 0.4 0.7
Manufacturing 7.2 7.3 3.1 2.3 0.8 4.3
Durable goods 7.9 9.0 3.7 3.1 -- 5.3
Nondurable goods 6.2 5.7 2.4 1.5 0.9 3.3
Printing and publishing 4.0 2.5 1.2 1.0 0.2 1.3
Newspapers 4.2 2.9 1.4 1.2 0.2 1.5
Transportation and public utilities8 6.1 4.8 2.4 1.8 -- 2.3
Railroad transportation8 3.0 2.7 1.8 1.6 0.1 1.0
Trucking and warehousing 7.0 6.9 2.9 2.9 0.1 4.0
Trucking and courier services, exc. air 6.8 7.2 3.1 3.0 0.1 4.1
Communications 3.0 2.3 1.3 1.0 0.4 1.0
Telephone communications 2.8 2.0 0.8 0.5 0.3 1.1
Wholesale and retail trade 5.3 5.6 2.9 2.1 0.8 2.7
Wholesale trade 5.2 5.4 3.4 2.2 -- 2.1
Wholesale trade--durable goods 4.5 5.6 2.8 2.1 -- 2.9
Machinery, equipment, and supplies 4.6 6.4 3.4 2.5 -- 3.0
Wholesale trade--nondurable goods 6.1 5.1 4.2 2.5 -- --
Retail trade 5.3 5.7 2.8 2.1 0.7 2.9
Building materials and garden supplies 7.2 5.1 3.0 2.6 -- 2.0
General merchandise stores 7.7 8.3 5.2 3.8 1.4 --
Automotive dealers and service stations 5.1 5.6 2.8 2.1 -- 2.8
Apparel and accessory stores 3.0 0.3 ( 9 ) ( 9 ) ( 9 ) 0.3
Furniture and homefurnishings stores 4.2 3.5 1.7 -- 0.2 1.7
Miscellaneous retail 3.6 2.4 1.8 1.5 -- 0.6
Finance, insurance, and real estate 1.7 1.7 0.6 0.6 ( 9 ) 1.1
Real estate 3.5 4.6 1.6 1.6 0.1 3.0
Services 4.6 5.8 2.7 2.3 0.4 3.1
Hotels and other lodging places 6.6 12.1 5.4 4.7 0.7 6.7
See footnotes at end of table.
Table: Incidence Rates1 of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Selected Industries and Case Types, 2002 (Continued)
  U.S. Wyoming
Industry2 Total recordable cases Total recordable cases Cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction Other recordable cases
Total Cases with days away from work4 Cases
with job transfer or restriction
Personal services 3.0 4.6 2.3 1.6 0.7 2.3
Auto repair, services, and parking 4.5 4.7 3.0 2.6 -- --
Health services 7.4 7.2 3.1 2.7 -- 4.1
Nursing and personal care facilities 12.6 10.5 6.8 5.4 -- --
Hospitals 9.7 12.2 3.9 3.6 -- 8.3
Legal services 0.8 0.7 ( 9 ) ( 9 ) ( 9 ) 0.7
Social services 5.5 7.0 3.5 3.0 -- --
Membership organizations 2.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 ( 9 ) ( 9 )
     
1Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses recordkeeping requirements effective January 1, 2002; therefore
per 100 full-time workers and were calculated as: estimates for these industries are not comparable with estimates for
(N/EH) x 200,000 where other industries.
N = number of injuries and illnesses 7Data for mining operators in this industry are provided to BLS by
EH = total hours worked by all employees during the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
the calendar year Independent mining contractors are excluded. These data do not
200,000 = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers reflect the changes OSHA made to its recordkeeping requirements
(working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year). effective January 1, 2002; therefore estimates for these industries are
2Totals include data for industries not shown separately. not comparable with estimates for other industries.
3Standard Industrial Classification Manual, 1987 Edition. 8Data for employers in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by
4Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
away from work with or without job transfer or restriction. These data do not reflect the changes OSHA made to its recordkeeping
5Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees. requirements effective January 1, 2002; therefore estimates for these
6Data for Mining (Division B in the Standard Industrial industries are not comparable with estimates for other industries.
Classification Manual, 1987 edition) include establishments not 9Incidence rate less than 0.05.
governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) n.e.c. = Not Elsewhere Classified.
rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction. -- Indicated data not available.
Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining NOTE: Because of rounding, components may not add to totals.
are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Admin., U.S.
Department of Labor. Independent mining contractors are SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey
excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries. of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating
These data do not reflect the changes OSHA made to its state agencies.

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