Fatal occupational injuries in New York (including N.Y.C)

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New York (including N.Y.C)
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

182 31 28 15 54 8 45
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

138 23 21 11 44 7 31

Self Employed (3)

44 8 7 4 10   14
 

Sex

 

Men

168 30 27 14 47 8 41

Women

14       7   4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

8       4    

25-34

31 4 3 4 12 3 5

35-44

36 10 4   9   10

45-54

43 4 6 6 12   15

55-64

43 5 13   11   10

65 and older

17 6     6    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

113 25 16 7 38 4 22

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

26   3   7   12

Hispanic or Latino

29 4 7 5 4   7

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

12       4   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 York (including N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

182 138 44 168 14
 

Contact with objects and equipment

31 23 8 30  

Struck by object

12 8 4 11  

Struck by falling object

10 7 3 9  

Caught in equipment or object

11 9   11  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 3   5  

Falls

28 21 7 27  

Fall to lower level

23 17 6 23  

Fall from ladder

4     4  

Fall from roof

6 5   6  

Fall from scaffold

4     4  

Harmful substances or environments

15 11 4 14  

Contact with electric current

3 3   3  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

9 6 3 9  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

54 44 10 47 7

Highway transportation incident

31 27 4 27 4

Collision between vehicles

13 11   11  

Non-collision highway incident

8 8   7  

Non-highway transportation incident

11 6 5 11  

Overturned, non-highway

5   3 5  

Struck by vehicle

10 9   7 3

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

8 7   8  

Assaults and violent acts

45 31 14 41 4

Homicides

26 18 8 23 3

Homicides - shooting

20 14 6 18  

Self-inflicted injuries

17 11 6 17  

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 York (including N.Y.C)
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

182 31 28 15 54 8 45
 

Private industry

169 31 27 12 49 7 43

Goods Producing

69 21 18 4 14 4 8

Natural resources and mining

26 12     9    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25 11     9    

Mining

             

Construction

37 8 17 3 5   3

Manufacturing

6           3

Service providing

100 10 9 8 35 3 35

Trade, transportation, and utilities

41 4 4   16   15

Wholesale trade

7            

Retail trade

12           7

Transportation and warehousing

22       13   6

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

9           4

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

9           4

Professional and business services

13 3     4   3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

9 3          

Education and health services

11           6

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

10           6

Leisure and hospitality

14     3 8    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

11     3 6    

Other services

10       5   4

Government (3)

13       5    

Federal

             

State

3            

Local

7            

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 York (including N.Y.C)
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

182 31 28 15 54 8 45
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

42 5 5   18   11

Management occupations

28 5 4   9   7

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

5       5    

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

33   3 5 6 3 14

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

10           6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9   3        

Personal care and service occupations

9           4

Sales and office occupations

10           5

Sales and related occupations

9           5

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

52 16 15 7 8   3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

13 8          

Construction and extraction occupations

30 6 14 4 4    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

44 7 3   20   12

Production occupations

7 3         3

Transportation and material moving occupations

37 4 3   20   9

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.