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Chapter 2: N.J. Local Government Accident Facts


Employee Accident Rates - Accidents by industry per 100 employees

Industry
Finance & Insurance  
Wholesale, Retail Trade  
MEL Members  
Manufacturing
Mining   
Construction    
Transportation   
State Government    
All Local Government  

All NJ Employers 

Lost Time Cases 
0.3 
2.3
2.5
2.6
2.8
3.1
4.0
4.3
4.3

2.3

Municipal Employee Accident Rates- Accidents by Department

Public Works 
Police  
Fire  
EMS  
Administration
All Other
46%
34%
9%
4%
3%
4%


Employee Accident Rates - Public Works Accidents by Function

Trash Collection 
Streets
Buildings and Grounds
Vehicle Repair 
Water and sewer
All Other
38%
24%
16%
9%
7%
6%

Employee Accident Rates - Public Works Accidents by Type

Lifting                   
Slips and Falls
Struck By            
All Other
49%
19%
10%
22%

Employee Accident Rates - Utility Authority Accidents by Type

Lifting  
Slips and Falls
Struck By
All Other
47%
17%
10%
24%


Employee Accident Rates - Police Department Accidents by Type

Lifting          
Motor Vehicle     
Slips and Falls 
Assaults  
All Other
25%
17%
15%
12%
31%

Employee Accident Rates - Fire Department Fatalities

Heart Attack 
Trauma  
Asphyxiation 
Burns 
All Other
43%
32%
10%
7%
8%


Employee Accident Rates - Housing Authority Accidents by Type

Lifting                
Body Mechanics
Slips and Falls 
Motor Vehicle    
Tools  
All Other
35%
21%
10%
6%
5%
23%