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Minnesota OSHA Compliance -- Serious-injury investigations



Serious-injury incidents investigated by Minnesota OSHA:  federal-fiscal-years 2010 through 2014



Occupational serious-injury type
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Total
Amputation
4 3 9 5 3 24
Burns
0 0 3 3 3 9
Chemical exposure
2 2 2 3 2 11
Contact with object/equipment
13 14 21 25 12 85
Drowning
0 0 0 0 0 0
Electric shock
1 2 3 3 1 10
Explosion
5 2 3 3 1 14
Fall
6 5 17 8 13 49
Total
31 28 58 50 35 202
Percent in construction industry
26% 32% 43% 34% 34% 35%
Percent in general industry
74% 58% 57% 66% 66% 65%

Updated February 2015

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