Table 3.  Incidence rates1 of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by industry division and selected case types, 1995-98
California
Industry division Total cases Lost workday cases Cases without lost workdays
Total2 With days away from work3
1995 1996 1997 1998 1995 1996 1997 1998 1995 1996 1997 1998 1995 1996 1997 1998
                                 
All industries including                                
     State and local government4 7.9 7.1 7.1 6.7 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.1 4.1 3.6 3.5 3.3
                                 
     Private industry4 7.4 6.6 6.7 6.3 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.2 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.9 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.1
                                 
          Agriculture, forestry, and fishing4 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.6 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 3.1 2.6 2.8 3.2 4.7 4.6 3.2 3.2
          Mining5 5.8 5.7 3.7 5.2 3.3 3.4 2.4 3.1 2.1 2.2 1.6 1.7 2.5 2.3 1.2 2.1
          Construction 10.8 10.3 9.7 9.7 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.2 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.5
          Manufacturing 8.0 7.5 7.0 6.9 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.7 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.7 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.2
             Durable goods 8.2 7.7 7.1 6.9 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.6 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.6 4.1 4.0 3.4 3.2
             Nondurable goods 7.7 7.2 7.0 6.9 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.8 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.8 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.1
          Transportation and public utilities5,6 9.7 10.5 9.9 8.7 6.0 6.2 6.3 5.6 4.1 4.4 4.2 3.7 3.8 4.3 3.6 3.1
          Wholesale and retail trade 7.7 6.3 7.1 6.1 3.7 3.2 3.9 3.0 2.6 2.1 2.0 1.7 4.0 3.1 3.2 3.0
             Wholesale trade 8.3 5.8 6.0 5.2 4.3 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.0 2.0 1.9 1.5 4.1 2.6 3.0 2.5
             Retail trade 7.5 6.5 7.6 6.4 3.5 3.2 4.3 3.1 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.8 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.3
          Finance, insurance, and real estate 3.8 3.5 3.7 2.7 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.7 2.2 1.8 2.3 1.7
          Services 6.3 5.5 5.7 5.7 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.6 3.4 2.9 3.1 3.1
                                 
     State and local government 11.4 10.4 9.8 9.5 5.0 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.6 3.2 3.2 6.3 6.1 5.6 5.5
                                 
     State government 8.7 8.4 8.9 9.1 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.9 3.0 2.6 2.8 2.8 4.8 4.9 5.2 5.3
                                 
     Local government 12.2 11.0 10.0 9.6 5.4 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.6 3.8 3.4 3.3 6.8 6.5 5.7 5.5
                                 
     1  Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers and of Transportation.  Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal
were calculated as:  (N/EH) x 200,000 where mining industries.
     6  In 1996, air courier operations previously classified in Industry Groups 421, 422, 423, 452, 473,
          N                      = number of injuries and illnesses                                                                       and 478 were reclassified to Industry Group 451.  As a result, the 1996, 1997, and 1998 estimates for
          EH                   = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year.                           these SIC's and major Industry Groups 42, 45, and 47 are not comparable to those for prior years.  In
          200,000           = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers addition, the 1996 and 1997 estimates for transportation and public utilities may have more variability
                                      (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).                                                                                     than those for prior years.
     7  Incidence rate is less than 0.05.
     2  Total lost workday cases involve days away from work, or days of restricted work activity, or both.
     3  Days-away-from-work cases include those which result in days away from work with or without      NOTE:  Because of rounding, components may not add to totals.
restricted work activity.      --  Indicates data not available.
     4  Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
     5  Data conforming to OSHA definitions for mining operators in coal, metal, and nonmetal mining
and for employees in railroad transportation are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health      SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries
Administration, U.S. Department of Labor; and the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating State agencies.