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
2009
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

99 12 23 5 33 3 23
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

75 10 17 4 30 3 11

Self Employed (3)

24   6   3   12
 

Sex

 

Men

98 12 23 5 33 3 22

Women

             
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

4            

25-34

15 5     3   4

35-44

22 3 5 3 5   4

45-54

26   10   7   7

55-64

19       8   7

65 and older

12   3   7    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

52 7 13 4 17   9

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12       6   3

Hispanic or Latino

25 3 8   8   5

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

9           6

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) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

99 75 24 98  
 

Contact with objects and equipment

12 10   12  

Struck by object

6 6   6  

Struck by falling object

5 5   5  

Caught in equipment or object

6 4   6  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 4   5  

Falls

23 17 6 23  

Fall to lower level

22 16 6 22  

Fall from ladder

7 4 3 7  

Fall from roof

7 4 3 7  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

5 4   5  

Contact with electric current

3 3   3  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

33 30 3 33  

Highway transportation incident

11 10   11  

Collision between vehicles

6 5   6  

Non-collision highway incident

         

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

8 7   8  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

3 3   3  

Assaults and violent acts

23 11 12 22  

Homicides

18 10 8 17  

Homicides - shooting

14 8 6 13  

Self-inflicted injuries

4   4 4  

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) 2009
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

99 12 23 5 33 3 23
 

Private industry

93 11 23 5 30   22

Goods Producing

45 5 16   19   3

Natural resources and mining

14       12    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14       12    

Mining

             

Construction

25   16   5    

Manufacturing

6            

Service providing

48 6 7 4 11   19

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22       4   11

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

11           10

Transportation and warehousing

8       3    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

12 3 4        

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

8 3 3        

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

9       3   6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

6           5

Other services

3            

Government (3)

6       3    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

6       3    

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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) 2009
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

99 12 23 5 33 3 23
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

11           5

Management occupations

7           4

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

14 3     4   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7 3          

Personal care and service occupations

3            

Sales and office occupations

12           11

Sales and related occupations

11           10

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

39 4 16   17    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12       11    

Construction and extraction occupations

24   15   6    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

23 4 3   11   3

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

21   3   11   3

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.