Fatal occupational injuries in North Carolina

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, North Carolina
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

146 33 59   18 13 22
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

116 24 52   10 10 19

Self Employed (3)

30 9 7   8 3 3
 

Gender

 

Men

133 29 54   16 13 21

Women

13 4 5        
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

5            

25 to 34 years

22 9 7       4

35 to 44 years

31 6 11   5   7

45 to 54 years

36 7 13   5 5 5

55 to 64 years

43 7 21   7 3 5

65 and over

7   4        
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

101 22 42   14 10 12

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

26 5 12   3   5

Hispanic or Latino

13   3       5

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

3            

Asian (non-Hispanic)

3 3          

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (5)

 

Private industry (6)

124 27 47   16 12 21

Goods Producing

46   15   10 7 10

Natural resources and mining

16   8       5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

15   8       4

Mining (7)

1            

Construction

18   3   9 3 3

Manufacturing

12   4        

Service providing

78 23 32   6 5 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

44 13 23     3 4

Wholesale trade

8   5        

Retail trade

16 11          

Transportation and warehousing

20   16        

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

18 3 7   3   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

16 3 6   3   4

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

9 6          

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

6 6          

Other services

5            

Government (6)

22 6 12        

Federal

6   3        

State

7   4        

Local

9 3 5        
 

Occupation (SOC) (8)

 

Management, professional, and related occupations

14 5 3   3    

Management occupations

10 5          

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

28 8 12   3   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

10 6 4        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12   7   3    

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

11 10          

Sales and related occupations

11 10          

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

41   13   11 6 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12   5       5

Construction and extraction occupations

20   5   9 4  

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9   3       3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

47 7 29     3 7

Production occupations

8            

Transportation and material moving occupations

39 4 28       5

Military specific occupations (9)

5            

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.