Table 11.

Incidence rates 1 of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by industry sector and selected case types, 2003-2004
Minnesota
Cases with days away from work, job transfer, or
restriction
Cases with days away from
Total2
work3

Total recordable cases
Industry division
2003
All industries including State and local government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
.......................................................

2004
5.5

2003
5.3

Private industry 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.5
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.3
..........

2004

2003
1.5

1.5

2.7

2.7

2.8

2.6

1.4
1.9
2.0
2.3
1.4
2.8
1.6
1.3
1.7
1.5
1.5
0.7
0.5

1.4
1.9
1.4
1.6
1.0
2.6
1.7
1.2
1.5
1.2
1.5
0.6
0.3

2.7
3.8
2.8
3.4
1.6
5.0
3.5
2.3
2.7
2.7
2.8
1.1
1.0

2.7
3.4
3.2
4.2
1.3
4.8
2.9
2.4
3.0
2.5
3.3
1.3
0.7

1.6
1.0
1.8

1.9
1.3
2.1

2.7
1.9
2.9

2.9
2.6
3.0

Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.5
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0

4.0
2.2
Trade, transportation, and utilities 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.2
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.9
....
Wholesale trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.2
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.5
...
2.4
Retail trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1
2.5
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.2
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2
...........
1.0
0.9
Financial activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.6
...
0.5

Service providing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.7
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4

State and local government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.3
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6
......
State government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.5
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.6
Local government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.8
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.9

Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers and were
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

North American Industry Classification System, 2002 Edition

3

Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

4

Data for mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System, 2002

2004

2.6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.8
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.4
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.4
...........
Mining 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1
..........
2.1
1.8
Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.3
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . 4.3
3.8

1

2003

2.8

Goods producing 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.9
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.3
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.1
3.9
Natural resources and mining 3,4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.1
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.3
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.5

calculated as: (N/EH) x 200,000 where

2004

Other recordable cases

2.8
1.9
3.0

from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries. These data do not reflect the changes
OSHA made to its recordkeeping requirements effective January 1, 2002; therefore
estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other industries.
5

Data for employers in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal

Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
6

Incidence rate less than 0.05.

7

Fewer than 15 cases.

-- Indicates data not available.

edition) include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
rules and reporting, such as those in oil and gas extraction and related support activities. Data for
mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and
Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. Independent mining contractors are excluded

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

Table 5. Incidence rates 1 of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by industry division and selected case types, 1999-2001
Minnesota
Lost workday cases
Total cases
Industry division
1999
All industries including
State and local government 4

With days away
from work3

Total2
2000

2001

1999

2000

2001

1999

2000

With days of restricted
work activity only

2001

1999

2000

2001

Cases without lost
workdays

1999

2000

2001

6.8

6.8

6.2

3.2

3.4

3.0

1.8

1.9

1.7

1.4

1.5

1.3

3.6

3.4

3.2

6.9

7.0

6.3

3.3

3.5

3.1

1.9

1.9

1.7

1.5

1.6

1.4

3.6

3.4

3.2

10.7
5.3
12.7
9.9
10.6
9.0
7.5
5.7
6.7
5.3
1.5
5.7

9.4
4.6
11.6
9.5
10.0
8.8
8.3
6.5
6.6
6.4
1.6
5.6

8.3
4.5
10.7
7.9
8.1
7.6
6.0
6.3
6.5
6.3
1.6
5.5

5.6
2.7
6.1
4.9
5.0
4.7
4.2
2.4
3.2
2.1
0.6
2.8

3.8
2.4
5.9
5.1
5.1
5.1
4.7
2.9
3.3
2.7
0.7
2.8

4.5
2.7
5.3
3.9
3.7
4.2
3.6
2.9
3.6
2.6
0.6
2.9

3.9
2.1
4.7
2.1
2.3
1.8
2.6
1.5
2.0
1.2
0.4
1.6

2.5
1.7
4.2
2.2
2.4
1.9
2.9
1.6
1.7
1.5
0.6
1.6

3.1
1.6
3.6
1.8
1.7
1.8
2.3
1.6
1.8
1.5
0.4
1.5

1.7
0.6
1.4
2.8
2.7
3.0
1.6
0.9
1.1
0.8
0.2
1.2

1.4
0.7
1.7
2.9
2.7
3.2
1.7
1.3
1.6
1.1
0.2
1.3

1.3
1.1
1.6
2.1
1.9
2.4
1.4
1.3
1.8
1.0
0.2
1.3

5.1
2.6
6.6
5.1
5.6
4.3
3.4
3.3
3.5
3.2
0.9
2.9

5.5
2.3
5.7
4.3
4.8
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.2
3.8
0.8
2.8

3.9
1.9
5.4
4.0
4.4
3.4
2.4
3.5
2.9
3.7
1.0
2.6

State and local government

5.8

5.8

5.2

2.3

2.5

2.2

1.6

1.8

1.6

0.7

0.7

0.6

3.5

3.3

3.0

State government

3.9

3.7

4.6

1.5

1.6

1.4

1.0

1.1

1.1

0.6

0.5

0.3

2.4

2.1

3.2

Local government

6.5

6.5

5.4

2.6

2.8

2.4

1.9

2.1

1.7

0.7

0.8

0.7

4.0

3.6

3.0

Private industry 4
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 4
Mining5
Construction
Manufacturing
Durable goods
Nondurable goods
Transportation and public utilities 6
Wholesale and retail trade
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Finance, insurance, and real estate
Services

1
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
EH
200,000

= number of injuries and illnesses
= total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year.
= base for 100 equivalent full-time workers
(working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).

Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries.
Data for Mining (Division B in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual, 1987 edition) include
establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and
reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
6
Data conforming to OSHA definitions for employers in railroad transportation are provided to
BLS by the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
7
Incidence rate less than 0.05.

Total lost workday cases involve days away from work, or days of restricted work activity, or both.
NOTE: Because of rounding, components may not add to totals.
Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without
-- Indicates data not available.
restricted work activity.
4
Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
5
Data conforming to OSHA definitions for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining
SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries
are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating State agencies.
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