Fatal occupational injuries in California

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, California
Selected
characteristics
2011
Total Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

390 90 131 10 63 45 49
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

319 62 117 10 50 36 42

Self Employed (3)

71 28 14   13 9 7
 

Gender

 

Men

359 74 126 9 59 42 47

Women

31 16 5   4 3  
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

5   3        

20 to 24 years

21   11       3

25 to 34 years

68 15 28   7 10 8

35 to 44 years

76 21 28   11 8 8

45 to 54 years

106 29 33 6 13 8 17

55 to 64 years

75 17 16   19 11 9

65 and over

38 4 12   11 5 4
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

188 42 80 5 27 14 19

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

15 5 5     4  

Hispanic or Latino

154 27 38 3 36 22 27

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

32 16 8     5  

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (5)

 

Private industry (6)

336 76 107 5 58 42 47

Goods Producing

135 14 38 3 33 19 28

Natural resources and mining

44 3 16   6 7 11

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

40 3 15   5 7 9

Mining (7)

4            

Construction

56   16   24 6 8

Manufacturing

35 9 6   3 6 9

Service providing

201 62 69   25 23 19

Trade, transportation, and utilities

98 25 47   5 9 11

Wholesale trade

9   3       4

Retail trade

31 16 8        

Transportation and warehousing

50 5 32   3 5 5

Utilities

8 3 4        

Information

8 4     3    

Financial activities

5            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

4            

Professional and business services

33 7 9   9 5 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

7   4        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

26 5 5   8 5 3

Education and health services

14 4 6        

Educational services

5   4        

Health care and social assistance

9 3          

Leisure and hospitality

15 9     4    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

12 9     3    

Other services

28 12 4   3 4 4

Government (6)

54 14 24 5 5 3  

Federal

20 5 12        

State

8   5        

Local

25 9 6 5 3    
 

Occupation (SOC) (8)

 

Management, professional, and related occupations

56 21 15   10 4 4

Management occupations

24 12 5   3    

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

1 1          

Architecture and engineering occupations

5   3        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

4            

Community and social services occupations

1            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

6 3          

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

8       4    

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4            

Service occupations

66 21 15 3 15 8 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

23 8 10   3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

27 4 4   10 5 3

Personal care and service occupations

9 6          

Sales and office occupations

31 19 5     3  

Sales and related occupations

24 14 3     3  

Office and administrative support occupations

7 5          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

113 11 32 3 27 18 22

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

31 3 11   3 6 7

Construction and extraction occupations

60 5 16   23 6 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

22 3 5     6 6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

103 13 51   9 10 18

Production occupations

18 3 4     4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

85 10 47   7 6 15

Military specific occupations (9)

20 5 12        

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(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.
(5) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System. Industry data from 2009 to the present are classified using the North American Industry Classification System, 2007.
(6) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(7) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(8) Occupation data from 2003 to 2010 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2000. Occupation data from 2011 to the present are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010.
(9) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.

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. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State, New York City, District of Columbia, and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.