Table 13b.

Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work 1 by selected occupations and number of days away
from work, 2004
Minnesota--private industry
Percent of cases involving
Occupation

Total [24,000 cases]

Total
cases

100.0

1 day

3 to 5
days

2 days

19.0

12.5

6 to 10
days

18.8

Laborers and freight, stock, and
material movers, hand................................................................................................................
100.0
15.0
16.3
18.5
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants................................................................................................................
100.0
33.1
15.9
17.9
Construction laborers................................................................................................................
100.0
21.1
10.0
34.4
Carpenters................................................................................................................
100.0
19.8
5.8
17.4
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer................................................................................................................
100.0
9.6
3.6
19.3
Janitors and cleaners, except
maids and housekeeping cleaners................................................................................................................
100.0
11.1
13.9
13.9
Truck drivers, light or delivery services................................................................................................................
100.0
18.6
4.3
17.1
Registered nurses................................................................................................................
100.0
17.5
14.3
15.9
Retail salespersons................................................................................................................
100.0
20.8
15.1
15.1
Stock clerks and order fillers................................................................................................................
100.0
20.0
20.0
13.3
Waiters and waitresses................................................................................................................
100.0
15.9
--Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers................................................................................................................
100.0
26.2
23.8
33.3
Industrial machinery mechanics................................................................................................................
100.0
7.3
12.2
14.6
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses................................................................................................................
100.0
5.0
12.5
12.5
Electricians................................................................................................................
100.0
18.2
27.3
15.2
Driver/sales workers................................................................................................................
100.0
-27.3
27.3
Maids and housekeeping cleaners................................................................................................................
100.0
6.5
16.1
12.9
Maintenance and repair workers, general................................................................................................................
100.0
10.0
23.3
13.3
Automotive service technicians and mechanics................................................................................................................
100.0
-21.4
-First-line supervisors/managers
of retail sales workers................................................................................................................
100.0
12.5
-16.7
First-line supervisors/managers
of production and operating workers................................................................................................................
100.0
21.1
--Landscaping and groundskeeping workers................................................................................................................
100.0
50.0
11.1
27.8
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters................................................................................................................
100.0
29.4
--Molding, coremaking, and casting
machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic................................................................................................................
100.0
17.6
--Customer service representatives................................................................................................................
100.0
---Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks................................................................................................................
100.0
43.8
12.5
12.5

1

Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job

transfer or restriction.
NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion of
nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

11 to 20
days

21 to 30
days

31 days
or more

Median
days away
from work

14.8

11.3

6.3

17.3

5

18.9
14.5
-17.4
10.8

8.4
7.6
13.3
14.0
6.0

6.2
1.4
-9.3
4.8

17.2
9.7
18.9
16.3
44.6

6
3
4
10
23

26.4
17.1
25.4
26.4
8.9
--34.1
12.5
9.1
36.4
29.0
13.3
--

19.4
8.6
9.5
3.8
6.7
--12.2
12.5
--16.1
16.7
25.0

6.9
10.0
7.9
9.4
13.3
--4.9
42.5
---6.7
--

8.3
24.3
12.7
11.3
17.8
72.7
-14.6
5.0
18.2
-19.4
16.7
25.0

9
7
6
6
3
40
3
10
15
3
5
7
6
15

--

--

--

29.2

9

----

21.1
---

-11.1
--

26.3
---

12
2
10

----

----

--12.5

-31.3
--

4
7
2

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational
Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

Table 13b. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work 1 by selected occupations and number of days away
from work, 2003
Minnesota--private industry
Percent of cases involving
Occupation

Total [25,550 cases]

Total
cases

100.0

1 day

3 to 5
days

2 days

20.0

13.0

Laborers and freight, stock, and
material movers, hand................................................................................................................
100.0
25.4
12.7
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer................................................................................................................
100.0
6.0
7.4
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants................................................................................................................
100.0
28.8
8.9
Carpenters................................................................................................................
100.0
17.6
12.7
Janitors and cleaners, except
maids and housekeeping cleaners................................................................................................................
100.0
33.3
19.0
Construction laborers................................................................................................................
100.0
-6.7
Stock clerks and order fillers................................................................................................................
100.0
20.6
14.7
Registered nurses................................................................................................................
100.0
16.4
16.4
Truck drivers, light or delivery services................................................................................................................
100.0
16.7
7.4
Cashiers................................................................................................................
100.0
17.8
15.6
Maids and housekeeping cleaners................................................................................................................
100.0
18.2
15.9
Retail salespersons................................................................................................................
100.0
14.3
9.5
Maintenance and repair workers, general................................................................................................................
100.0
-22.6
Home health aides................................................................................................................
100.0
29.6
14.8
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters................................................................................................................
100.0
--Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses................................................................................................................
100.0
16.7
45.8
Automotive service technicians and mechanics................................................................................................................
100.0
-16.7
Driver/sales workers................................................................................................................
100.0
16.7
-Industrial machinery mechanics................................................................................................................
100.0
8.7
26.1
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers................................................................................................................
100.0
33.3
-Customer service representatives................................................................................................................
100.0
-35.0
Cooks, institution and cafeteria................................................................................................................
100.0
--Emergency medical technicians and paramedics................................................................................................................
100.0
--Office clerks, general................................................................................................................
100.0
29.4
-Cleaners of vehicles and equipment................................................................................................................
100.0
41.2
-Industrial production managers................................................................................................................
100.0
--Printing machine operators................................................................................................................
100.0
--Cooks, restaurant................................................................................................................
100.0
42.9
28.6
First-line
supervisors/managers
of retail sales
workers................................................................................................................
100.0
-28.6
1
Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job
transfer or restriction.

NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion of
nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

6 to 10
days

11 to 20
days

21 to 30
days

Median
days away
from work

31 days
or more

19.7

12.3

12.1

6.6

16.4

5

22.0
19.5
26.0
14.7

10.4
8.1
12.3
6.9

12.1
9.4
8.9
4.9

4.0
30.2
1.4
8.8

12.7
20.1
14.4
35.3

4
21
3
8

14.3
18.7
23.5
20.0
25.9
11.1
15.9
11.9
16.1
-12.0
--25.0
--30.0
-29.4
11.8
--13.3
--

6.0
24.0
13.2
10.9
11.1
13.3
18.2
23.8
---25.0
-8.3
---55.6
-------

15.5
16.0
14.7
12.7
18.5
20.0
9.1
19.0
6.5
---8.3
12.5
17.4
19.0
---11.8
29.4
----

2.4
8.0
7.4
10.9
7.4
---16.1
-----8.7
9.5
-22.2
11.8
------

9.5
25.3
7.4
10.9
14.8
15.6
15.9
21.4
22.6
37.0
44.0
-25.0
16.7
17.4
----------

2
10
4
4
6
9
5
9
8
3
13
2
9
4
9
3
3
10
5
4
5
8
8
2

14.3

--

--

--

--

3

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational
Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

Table 13b. Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work 1 by selected occupations and number of days away
from work, 2002
Minnesota--private industry
Percent of cases involving
Occupation

Total [29,380 cases]
Truck drivers
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
Laborers, nonconstruction
Construction laborers
Carpenters
Assemblers
Registered nurses
Licensed practical nurses
Janitors and cleaners
Welders and cutters
Miscellaneous food preparation occupations
Automobile mechanics
Stock and inventory clerks
Maids and housemen
Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations
Sales workers, other commodities
Social workers
General office clerks
Cooks
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
Cashiers
Printing press operators
Insulation workers
Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
Supervisors, production occupations
Bus, truck, and stationary engine mechanics
Stock handlers and baggers
Butchers and meat cutters
Traffic, shipping, and receiving clerks
Bus drivers
Hand packers and packagers

Total
cases

1 day

2 days

3 to 5
days

6 to 10
days

11 to 20
days

21 to 30
days

31 days
or more

Median
days away
from work

100.0

17.5

12.4

21.1

14.5

12.3

6.9

15.3

5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.8
20.1
19.9
15.7
12.3
24.5
21.5
20.4
7.8
33.9
8.2
28.4
29.2
15.0
21.2
10.5
10.0
32.8
26.1
6.0
6.9
9.2
2.8
17.9
10.4
7.1
10.6
9.2
18.2
12.5
12.0

6.7
14.3
12.1
13.6
10.0
17.9
11.3
15.4
5.6
15.9
9.0
11.2
11.5
27.0
14.5
16.9
12.4
5.2
23.1
11.3
7.8
30.5
-24.6
21.1
7.5
5.4
5.0
17.4
13.7
3.1

18.8
28.1
19.6
5.1
31.3
21.2
20.4
22.9
29.9
20.7
28.5
23.7
16.7
27.8
21.8
21.2
34.0
8.8
17.5
9.0
15.3
23.4
10.3
21.3
21.5
56.3
25.2
20.6
16.4
20.1
16.4

18.1
14.3
13.2
28.2
19.2
11.1
20.7
19.0
7.0
6.1
21.4
7.5
13.0
7.8
19.0
27.6
4.8
2.6
19.6
13.3
14.9
13.4
3.3
9.7
9.2
11.6
-32.8
12.5
16.5
18.7

16.0
10.5
13.0
8.5
6.1
8.1
11.2
10.4
19.3
6.4
1.2
10.1
6.9
8.5
16.3
10.5
27.2
3.2
2.8
32.2
13.0
1.5
3.3
20.5
20.0
1.3
16.2
8.2
5.8
13.0
1.1

4.7
4.9
7.7
7.5
3.2
6.3
5.0
0.9
14.6
3.5
16.2
5.8
1.8
2.6
2.6
3.0
8.4
46.8
2.8
12.5
14.9
0.4
20.4
3.4
9.7
12.1
13.5
20.7
6.6
1.4
5.3

26.8
7.8
14.5
21.3
17.8
10.8
9.9
11.0
15.8
13.6
15.6
13.3
20.9
11.4
4.5
10.2
3.1
0.6
8.2
15.7
27.3
21.6
59.9
2.4
8.1
4.1
29.0
3.6
23.1
22.8
43.4

9
4
5
6
4
3
5
4
10
3
6
5
3
3
3
6
3
15
4
14
13
4
42
4
5
5
19
10
4
6
10

1
Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without
job transfer or restriction.

NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion of
nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational
Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.

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