Table 3

Pooled accident rates of occupational accidents resulting in electric injury, per year and 10000 workers and across five countries (NL, DE, UK, AT, CH)

ISCO 88ISCO 88 titleNumber of countries reporting at least one accidentPooled injury rateRisk of electrical injury
112Senior government officials00Low
113Traditional chiefs and heads of villages00Low
114Senior officials of special-interest organisations00Low
121Directors and chief executives20.07Low
122Production and operations department managers30.041Low
123Other department managers20.012Low
131general managers40.075Low
211Physicists, chemists and related professionals10.042Low
212Mathematicians, statisticians and related professionals00Low
213Computing professionals20.058Low
214Architects, engineers and related professionals50.12Low
221Life science professionals10.15Low
222Health professionals (except nursing)30.11Low
223Nursing and midwifery professionals40.21Low
231College, university and higher education teaching professionals10.027Low
232Secondary education teaching professionals10.0026Low
233Primary and pre-primary education teaching professionals30.048Low
234Special education teaching professionals00Low
235Other teaching professionals20.042Low
241Business professionals10.00039Low
242Legal professionals00Low
243Archivists, librarians and related information professionals10.088Low
244Social science and related professionals20.0031Low
245Writers and creative or performing artists20.099Low
246Religious professionals00Low
311Physical and engineering science technicians50.9Medium
312Computer associate professionals30.35Low
313Optical and electronic equipment operators30.39Medium
314Ship and aircraft controllers and technicians20Low
315Safety and quality inspectors30.21Low
321Life science technicians and related associate professionals10.074Low
322Modern health associate professionals (except nursing)30.17Low
323Nursing and midwifery professionals40.21Low
324Traditional medicine practitioners and faith healers00Low
331Primary and pre-primary education teaching professionals30.048Low
332Primary and pre-primary education teaching professionals30.048Low
333Special education teaching professionals00Low
334Other teaching professionals20.042Low
341Finance and sales associate professionals30.017Low
342Business services agents and trade brokers20.0034Low
343Administrative associate professionals20.00018Low
344Customs, tax and related government associate professionals10Low
345Police inspectors and detectives10Low
346Social work associate professionals30.12Low
347Artistic, entertainment and sports associate professionals40.071Low
348Religious associate professionals00Low
411Secretaries and keyboard-operating clerks10Low
412Numerical clerks30.03Low
413Material-recording and transport clerks30.13Low
414Library, mail and related clerks20.067Low
419Other office clerks40.059Low
421Cashiers, tellers and related clerks30.11Low
422Client information clerks10.021Low
511Travel attendants and related workers20.031Low
512Housekeeping and restaurant services workers50.78Medium
513Personal care and related workers20.01Low
514Other personal services workers20.0031Low
515Astrologers, fortune-tellers and related workers00Low
516Protective services workers50.68Medium
521Fashion and other models00Low
522Shop salespersons and demonstrators50.15Low
523Stall and market salespersons00Low
611Market gardeners and crop growers30Low
612Market gardeners and crop growers30Low
613Market gardeners and crop growers30Low
614Forestry and related workers20.85Medium
615Fishery workers, hunters and trappers20Low
621Subsistence agricultural and fishery workers00Low
711Miners, shot firers, stone cutters and carvers20.29Low
712Building frame and related trades workers51.5High
713Building finishers and related trades workers43.1High
714Painters, building structure cleaners and related trades workers50.86Medium
721Metal moulders, welders, sheet-metal workers,...52.2High
722Blacksmiths, tool-makers and related trades workers50.58Medium
723Machinery mechanics and fitters51.9High
724Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics and fitters511.83High
731Precision workers in metal and related materials10.26Low
732Potters, glass-makers and related trades workers10.016Low
733Handicraft workers in wood, textile, leather and related materials10Low
734Printing and related trades workers20.017Low
741Food processing and related trades workers50.85Medium
742Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers40.71Medium
743Textile, garment and related trades workers30.22Low
744Pelt, leather and shoemaking trades workers00Low
811Mining- and mineral-processing-plant operators10Low
812Metal-processing-plant operators40.56Medium
813Glass, ceramics and related plant operators10Low
814Wood-processing- and papermaking-plant operators30.099Low
815Chemical-processing-plant operators20.15Low
816Power-production and related plant operators41.1High
817Automated-assembly-line and industrial-robot operators00Low
821Metal- and mineral-products machine operators51.1High
822Chemical-products machine operators21.3Medium
823Rubber- and plastic-products machine operators40.34Medium
824Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers40.71Medium
825Printing-, binding- and paper-products machine operators21.4Medium
826Textile-, fur- and leather-products machine operators20.045Low
827Food and related products machine operators40.89Medium
829Other machine operators and assemblers30.067Low
831Locomotive-engine drivers and related workers30.64Medium
832Motor-vehicle drivers30.18Low
833Agricultural and other mobile-plant operators30.31Low
834Ships’ deck crews and related workers41.2High
911Street vendors and related workers00Low
912Shoe cleaning and other street services elementary occupations00Low
913Domestic and related helpers, cleaners and launderers50.24Low
914Building caretakers, window and related cleaners40.75Medium
915Messengers, porters, doorkeepers and related workers30.013Low
916Garbage collectors and related labourers20.83Medium
921Agricultural, fishery and related labourers20.044Low
931Mining and construction labourers52.2High
932Manufacturing labourers50.75Medium
933Transport labourers and freight handlers40.083Low
  • Pooled injury rates in military based on Dutch data, and in codes 611, 612, 613 on data from The Netherlands, UK, Austria and Switzerland (farmers not included in German database).