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Table 4. Number of nonfatal occupational injureis and illnesses involving days away from work (1) by selected injury or illness characteristics and industry division, 1994.  See Notes.

Characteristic Private Industry (2) Goods-producing Service-producing
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing (2) Mining (3) Construction Manufacturing Transportation and public utilities (3) Wholesale trade Retail trade Finance, insurance, and real estate Services
Total 67232 591 255 5887 28340 7653 4022 9537 886 10062
Nature of injury, illness:
Sprains, strains 28422 199 119 1891 11297 4420 1636 3607 249 5004
Bruises, contusions 7405 61 25 493 3082 1145 452 904 90 1152
Cuts, lacerations 4696 39 16 495 2272 167 223 988 72 424
Fractures 4838 46 24 701 1759 340 238 961 82 686
Heat burns 1150 --- 7 74 569 --- --- 299 --- 127
Carpal tunnel syndrome 1818 --- --- 23 1073 109 234 183 108 88
Tendonitis 834 --- --- 12 672 --- --- --- 7 65
Chemical burns 421 --- --- 35 236 --- --- --- 13 62
Amputations 467 5 --- 50 310 --- --- --- 8 25
Multiple injuries 2921 38 14 198 1032 221 167 673 59 518
Part of body affected:
Head 4354 54 22 547 2003 276 294 479 44 635
EyeTD> 2588 36 14 415 1371 83 172 232 24 243
Neck 1016 7 --- 76 420 151 --- 160 17 148
Trunk 25031 198 90 1710 9742 3868 1591 3072 249 4512
Shoulder 3283 37 11 175 1599 541 171 235 --- 509
Back 16968 110 69 1176 6282 2639 1062 2225 208 3197
Upper extremities 16969 132 51 1413 9086 897 791 2451 326 1822
Wrist 4442 23 8 359 2238 291 330 530 186 477
Hand, except finger 2705 30 10 209 1443 200 78 419 6 311
Finger 6030 31 21 513 3454 170 207 981 80 574
Lower extremities 13830 157 69 1570 5048 1723 1012 2373 130 1749
Knee 3809 57 28 510 1570 401 227 464 37 514
Foot, except toeTD> 2833 31 18 249 1129 495 160 393 49 310
Toe 1013 --- --- 125 469 --- 52 163 7 128
Body systems 964 17 --- 112 356 198 53 79 18 127
Multiple parts 4463 23 19 436 1442 487 238 812 98 908
Source of injury, illness:
Chemicals and chemical products 1253 --- 18 71 634 132 59 134 22 177
Containers 10401 34 13 287 4314 2167 1039 1723 115 709
Furniture and fixtures 2100 11 --- 116 837 116 94 356 91 479
MachineryTD> 5408 68 27 394 3128 253 310 713 35 481
Parts and materials 9389 59 24 1425 5920 431 488 528 46 468
Worker motion or position 8833 52 --- 627 4351 991 502 1204 217 890
Floors, walkways, ground surfaces 10141 118 44 1171 2912 1037 598 2119 208 1934
Tools, instruments, and equipment 4193 20 19 681 2166 199 145 511 28 424
Vehicles 5134 59 19 223 1293 1482 432 841 32 754
Health care patient 2700 --- --- --- 6 --- --- --- --- 2672
Event or exposure:
Contact with objects and equipment 19514 176 104 2036 9804 1359 1155 2758 194 1929
Struck by object 8641 107 55 919 4208 607 502 1317 81 845
Struck against object 5094 31 24 566 2121 423 270 915 97 647
Caught in equipment or object 4144 26 25 223 2658 202 254 398 12 344
Fall to lower level 4370 67 36 946 1010 660 198 825 95 532
Fall to same level 6501 70 11 382 2061 518 402 1407 118 1532
Slips, trips 2251 12 --- 237 679 454 111 434 7 317
Overexertion 19252 123 80 1147 8180 2624 1358 1982 173 3584
Overexertion in lifting 10715 56 27 565 4039 1451 864 1130 98 2485
Repetitive motion 3507 --- --- 71 2541 112 271 231 125 152
Exposure to harmful substances 3373 42 17 309 1502 287 120 621 40 436
Transportation accidents 2375 27 --- 139 489 824 140 326 26 404
Fires and explosions 203 --- --- 14 129 --- --- --- --- 17
Assaults and violent acts by person 503 --- --- --- 32 --- --- --- --- 410