Fatal occupational injuries in New Jersey

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New Jersey
Selected
characteristics
2007
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

106 11 17 10 40   27
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

97 10 16 9 38   23

Self Employed (3)

9           4
 

Sex

 

Men

101 11 17 10 38   25

Women

5            
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

10     3     4

25-34

21   3   10   4

35-44

26   4   9   7

45-54

26   4   9   9

55-64

11       6    

65 and older

11       5    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

59 5 13 3 25   12

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

18       8   8

Hispanic or Latino

23 4 3 7 6   3

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

5           3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, New Jersey
Event or exposure (1) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

106 97 9 101 5
 

Contact with objects and equipment

11 10   11  

Struck by object

6 6   6  

Struck by falling object

4 4   4  

Caught in equipment or object

3 3   3  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

17 16   17  

Fall to lower level

14 13   14  

Fall from ladder

5 4   5  

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

10 9   10  

Contact with electric current

3     3  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

5 5   5  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

40 38   38  

Highway transportation incident

28 26   27  

Collision between vehicles

16 15   15  

Non-collision highway incident

         

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

8 8   7  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

27 23 4 25  

Homicides

17 13 4 15  

Homicides - shooting

11 10   9  

Self-inflicted injuries

9 9   9  

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, New Jersey
Selected industries (1) 2007
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

106 11 17 10 40   27
 

Private industry

92 10 15 10 34   22

Goods Producing

29 5 10 4 8    

Natural resources and mining

             

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

             

Mining

             

Construction

21 4 9   4    

Manufacturing

5            

Service providing

63 5 5 6 26   21

Trade, transportation, and utilities

32       18   11

Wholesale trade

4            

Retail trade

8           7

Transportation and warehousing

20       14   3

Utilities

             

Information

3            

Financial activities

4           3

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

8       4    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7       4    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

8           5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

7           5

Other services

6            

Government (3)

14       6   5

Federal

             

State

4            

Local

7       3   3

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, New Jersey
Selected occupations (1) 2007
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

106 11 17 10 40   27
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

10           7

Management occupations

6           6

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

11       3   5

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

7           4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

8           6

Sales and related occupations

7           6

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

37 6 13 6 7   4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

24 4 11 3 4    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10           3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

38 3     26   5

Production occupations

3            

Transportation and material moving occupations

35       25   5

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.