Incidence rate of nonfatal work injuries in the U.S. by occupation group 2017

Occupation groups with the highest incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses* per 10,000 full-time workers in the U.S. in 2017

Incidence rate of nonfatal work injuries in the U.S. by occupation group 2017 This statistic shows the incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work per 10,000 full-time workers in the U.S. in 2017, by occupation group. In 2017, about 522.6 per 10,000 flight attendants had a nonfatal occupational injury or illness.
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Occupation groups with the highest incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses* per 10,000 full-time workers in the U.S. in 2017

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Occupation groupIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers
Athletes and Sports Competitors 4,368.7
Psychiatric Aides 823
Dietetic Technicians 768.9
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders694.2
Wind Turbine Service Technicians571.5
Roof Bolters, Mining 547.4
Flight Attendants 522.6
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 522.1
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers459.6
Commercial Drivers455.6
Cargo and Freight Agents 444.8
Orderlies 421.4
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewere Pipe Cleaners400.6
Dancers396.4
Statistical Assistants369.4
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 348.3
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 304.4
Nursing Assistants 302.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 300.7
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors295.5
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers294.9
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 288.7
Food Preparation Workers 283.6
Carpet Installers280.7
Roofers 280.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 278.1
Construction Laborers 274.3
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 273.3
Butchers and Meat Cutters 269.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 264
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 261.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 258.5
Occupational Therapy Aides 257.5
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 254.5
Solar Photovoltaic Installers250.5
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General240.8
Painters and Paperhangers239.4
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 238.7
Pest Control Workers233.4
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants232.9
Occupation groupIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers
Athletes and Sports Competitors 4,368.7
Psychiatric Aides 823
Dietetic Technicians 768.9
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders694.2
Wind Turbine Service Technicians571.5
Roof Bolters, Mining 547.4
Flight Attendants 522.6
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 522.1
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers459.6
Commercial Drivers455.6
Cargo and Freight Agents 444.8
Orderlies 421.4
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewere Pipe Cleaners400.6
Dancers396.4
Statistical Assistants369.4
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 348.3
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 304.4
Nursing Assistants 302.4
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 300.7
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors295.5
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers294.9
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 288.7
Food Preparation Workers 283.6
Carpet Installers280.7
Roofers 280.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 278.1
Construction Laborers 274.3
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 273.3
Butchers and Meat Cutters 269.2
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 264
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 261.9
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 258.5
Occupational Therapy Aides 257.5
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 254.5
Solar Photovoltaic Installers250.5
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General240.8
Painters and Paperhangers239.4
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 238.7
Pest Control Workers233.4
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants232.9
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This statistic shows the incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work per 10,000 full-time workers in the U.S. in 2017, by occupation group. In 2017, about 522.6 per 10,000 flight attendants had a nonfatal occupational injury or illness.
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