Fatal occupational injuries in California

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, California
Selected
characteristics
2012
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

375 80 142 7 60 23 61
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

302 58 122 5 51 20 44

Self Employed (3)

73 22 20   9 3 17
 

Gender

 

Men

347 68 136 7 54 23 57

Women

28 12 6   6   4
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

29 6 14     3  

25 to 34 years

65 12 27   5 7 11

35 to 44 years

62 17 23   7 4 10

45 to 54 years

106 29 30   23 5 18

55 to 64 years

68 10 30   11   14

65 and over

43 6 17   12   6
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

180 39 70 4 28 10 28

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

20 6 11        

Hispanic or Latino

137 19 51   26 10 29

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

34 16 7   6    

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (5)

 

Private industry (6)

332 64 123 7 60 19 57

Goods Producing

119 15 37 3 26 9 28

Natural resources and mining

33 4 15   3   10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

29 3 15       8

Mining (7)

4            

Construction

58 5 16   19 6 11

Manufacturing

28 6 6   4   7

Service providing

213 49 86 4 34 10 29

Trade, transportation, and utilities

104 16 55   15   14

Wholesale trade

18   8   4   3

Retail trade

24 9 3   9    

Transportation and warehousing

61 4 43       10

Utilities

             

Information

7   3        

Financial activities

4 3          

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

35 4 12   6 5 8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

7   4        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

28 4 8   6 4 6

Education and health services

18 9 4        

Educational services

5   3        

Health care and social assistance

13 8          

Leisure and hospitality

25 7 8   6    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

14   7        

Accommodation and food services

11 6     4    

Other services

20 8 4   3   4

Government (6)

43 16 19     4 4

Federal

22 6 12     3  

State

4            

Local

16 8 5       3
 

Occupation (SOC) (8)

 

Management, professional, and related occupations

51 15 18   6 3 7

Management occupations

18 8 5       3

Business and financial operations occupations

2 2          

Computer and mathematical occupations

3            

Architecture and engineering occupations

11   5        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

3            

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

3            

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

5   3        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4         3  

Service occupations

52 22 7   11 4 8

Healthcare support occupations

5 4          

Protective service occupations

16 10          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

18       7 3 5

Personal care and service occupations

8 4 3        

Sales and office occupations

37 18 6   9    

Sales and related occupations

25 12 4   7    

Office and administrative support occupations

12 6          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

103 10 32   25 9 25

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

24   13       7

Construction and extraction occupations

54 4 12   20 7 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

25 5 7   3   8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

119 13 70   9 5 19

Production occupations

16 3       4 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

103 10 69   8   14

Military specific occupations (9)

13   9        

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.