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Work Injuries And Illnesses : In The County, 1981-1987*

June 24, 1989|Clipboard researched by Kathie Bozanich, Susan Davis Greene and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

% % Category 1981 1982 Change 1983 Change 1984 Agriculture 403 504 +25 497 -1 475 Mining 180 140 -22 108 -23 113 Construction 2,509 1,757 -30 2,048 +17 2,792 Manufacturing 7,549 6,527 -14 6,584 +1 7,060 Transportation** 1,301 1,193 -8 1,162 -3 1,220 Wholesale trade 1,281 1,096 -14 1,133 +3 1,364 Retail trade 5,768 5,156 -11 5,537 +7 5,646 Finance*** 602 672 +12 700 +4 717 Service 4,153 4,445 +7 4,704 +6 4,846 Government **** 3,002 2,855 -5 2,998 +5 2,845 Total 26,748 24,345 -9 25,471 +5 27,078 STATE TOTAL 361,983 331,314 -8 344,060 +4 373,600

% Category Change Agriculture -4 Mining +5 Construction +36 Manufacturing +7 Transportation** +5 Wholesale trade +20 Retail trade +2 Finance*** +2 Service +3 Government **** -5 Total +6 STATE TOTAL +9

% % % Category 1985 Change 1986 Change 1987 Change Agriculture 628 +32 516 -18 492 -5 Mining 62 -45 86 +39 60 -32 Construction 3,081 +10 3,703 +20 4,546 +23 Manufacturing 6,651 -6 6,031 -9 5,700 -5 Transportation** 1,217 0 1,211 0 1,130 -7 Wholesale trade 1,500 +10 1,534 +2 1,516 -1 Retail trade 6,232 +10 6,615 +6 5,938 -10 Finance*** 692 -3 816 +18 1,002 +23 Service 5,450 +12 5,862 +8 6,280 +7 Government **** 3,559 +27 3,475 -3 3,336 -4 Total 29,072 +7 29,849 +3 30,000 +1 STATE TOTAL 400,157 +7 406,683 +2 400,344 -2

BY COUNTY, 1987*

Los San San Category Orange Angeles Riverside Bernardino Diego Agriculture 492 744 1,006 334 726 Mining 60 186 40 54 42 Construction 4,546 9,874 2,166 2,470 4,874 Manufacturing 5,700 24,618 1,968 2,888 3,548 Transportation** 1,130 6,786 476 870 1,192 Wholesale trade 1,516 7,272 538 746 1,342 Retail trade 5,938 16,736 1,730 2,902 5,410 Finance*** 1,002 2,850 246 260 744 Services 6,280 18,732 1,928 2,700 5,488 Government**** 3,336 16,674 1,746 2,380 4,068 TOTAL 30,000 104,472 11,844 15,604 27,434

*Disabling nonfatal work injuries and illnesses, causing absence from work for a full day or shift beyond the day of the occurence. Excludes work injuries and illnesses to employees not covered by the California Workers' Compensation Act, such as maritime workers, federal employees and railroad employees in interstate commerce. Most recent year available.

** Includes communication and utilities.

*** Includes insurance and real estate.

**** State and local.

Source: California Department of Industrial Relations.

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