Table 5

Worker activity and location at the time of fatal electrocution, United States, 1992–99

CFOI codes*DescriptionNo (%)
*Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, CFOI research file user reference, 1999.
Worker activity
100–194Vehicular and transportation operations 128 (5.1)
200–299Using or operating tools, machinery 461 (18.3)
300–390Constructing, repairing, cleaning, inspecting, painting1443 (57.2)
400–490Protective service activities 20 (0.8)
500–599Materials handling operations 200 (7.9)
600Physical activities, not elsewhere classified 110 (4.4)
Other 96 (3.8)
Not reported 67 (2.7)
Total2525 (100.0)
Location
10–19Home 369 (14.6)
20–29Farm 226 (9.0)
30–39Mine and quarry 146 (5.8)
40–49Industrial place and premises 860 (34.1)
    40    Industrial places and premises 5 (0.6)
    41    Industrial places and premises, unspecified 89 (10.3)
    42    Dockyard 10 (1.2)
    43    Industrial yard 29 (3.4)
    44    Loading platform 14 (1.6)
    45    Railway yard, line, or tracks 15 (1.7)
    46    Warehouse (except loading platform) 26 (3.0)
    47    Construction site (includes major renovations) 386 (44.9)
    48    Factory plant 98 (11.4)
    49    Industrial places, repair shops, and premises, not   elsewhere classified 188 (21.9)
50–59Place for recreation and sport 81 (3.2)
60–69Street and highway 227 (9.0)
70–79Public building 238 (9.4)
80–89Residential institution 46 (1.8)
90–98Other 211 (8.4)
99Not reported 121 (4.5)
Total2525 (100.0)