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Silicosis: Primary industries (2002 NAICS) associated with silica exposure of silicosis cases—Michigan, New Jersey, 1993–2011

Industry (2002 NAICS)MichiganNew JerseyTotal
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (111, 112)    2     0.3    2     0.8    4     0.4
Mining   30     4.5   37   15.6   67     7.4
Mining, except oil and gas (212)   29     4.4   36   15.2   65     7.2
Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying (2123)    9     1.4   26   11.0   35     3.9
Metal ore mining (2122)   20     3.0   10     4.2   30     3.3
Support activities for coal mining (213)    1     0.2    1     0.4    2     0.2
Utilities (221)    1     0.2    –       –    1     0.1
Construction   76   11.4   48   20.3 124   13.7
Specialty trade contractors (238)   66     9.9   26   11.0   92   10.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction (237)    5     0.8   18     7.6   23     2.5
Construction of buildings (236)    5     0.8    4     1.7    9     1.0
Manufacturing 538   80.8 137   57.8 675   74.8
Primary metal manufacturing (331) 445   66.8   21     8.9 466   51.6
Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (327)   28     4.2   77   32.5 105   11.6
Transportation equipment manufacturing (336)   30     4.5    5     2.1   35     3.9
Miscellaneous manufacturing (339)   16     2.4    4     1.7   20     2.2
Fabricated metal product manufacturing (332)    7     1.1   11     4.6   18     2.0
Machinery manufacturing (333)    7     1.1    5     2.1   12     1.3
Chemical manufacturing (325)    2     0.3    7     3.0    9     1.0
All others within manufacturing1    3     0.5    7     3.0   10     1.1
Wholesale trade (423)    2     0.3    –       –    2     0.2
Retail trade (444, 448)    2     0.3    –       –    2     0.2
Transportation and warehousing (482, 484)    3     0.5    4     1.7    7     0.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services (541)    –       –    1     0.4    1     0.1
Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services (561)    –       –    1     0.4    1     0.1
Health care and social assistance (622)    1     0.2    –       –    1     0.1
Arts, entertainment, and recreation (711)    –       –    1     0.4    1     0.1
Other services, except public administration (811, 813)    5     0.8    4     1.7    9     1.0
Public administration (922, 924, 926, 928)    4     0.6    1     0.4    5     0.6
Unclassified    2     0.3    1     0.4    3     0.3
TOTAL 666 100.0 237 100.0 903 100.0

– indicates no cases reported.     NAICS - North American Industry Classification System 
1 All others within manufacturing include the following 2002 NAICS codes for major groupings with less than 5 cases: 324, 326, 334, 335, and 337.

Note:

Percentages may not sum up to 100% due to rounding.

See Appendix for more information.

Source:

Sentinel surveillance data as of January 2015, reported by K Rosenman, MJ Reilly, and M Yoder (Michigan); M Lumia and K Worthington (New Jersey).

Citation:

NIOSH 2015. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2015-845 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, WV. Available at: <https://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/845> February 23, 2018.

Reference Number: 2015-845

Date Posted: July 2015

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