Table 5. Fatal occupational injuries by state and event or exposure, 2011-2012






     Table 5.  Fatal occupational injuries by state and event or exposure, 2011-2012
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                               |                       |                                                                       
                               |Total fatal injuries(1)|                          Event or exposure(4)                         
                               |                       |                                  2012                                 
                               |_______________________|_______________________________________________________________________
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
          State of injury      |           |           |  Violence |           |           |           |Exposure to|           
                               |           |           | and other | Transpor- |           |   Falls,  |  harmful  |  Contact  
                               |  2011(2)  |  2012(3)p |injuries by|   tation  | Fires and |   slips,  | substances|    with   
                               | (revised) |           | persons or|incidents  | explosions|   trips   |     or    |objects and
                               |           |           | animals(5)|    (6)    |           |           |  environ- | equipment 
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |   ments   |           
     __________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Total...................|   4,693   |   4,383   |     767   |   1,789   |     116   |     668   |     320   |     712   
                               |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Alabama...................|      75   |      81   |      20   |      28   |          |       8   |       4   |      20   
     Alaska....................|      39   |      30   |       9   |      16   |          |          |          |       4   
     Arizona...................|      69   |      37   |      11   |      14   |          |          |          |       7   
     Arkansas..................|      93   |      63   |      13   |      23   |       5   |       5   |       8   |       9   
     California................|     390   |     339   |      67   |     129   |       6   |      54   |      22   |      60   
     Colorado..................|      92   |      80   |      15   |      32   |       4   |      15   |       3   |      10   
     Connecticut...............|      37   |      36   |      13   |       9   |       1   |       7   |          |       5   
     Delaware..................|      10   |      14   |       4   |       6   |          |          |          |          
     District of Columbia......|       9   |      11   |       5   |          |          |       4   |          |          
     Florida...................|     226   |     209   |      44   |      65   |       6   |      42   |      23   |      28   
     Georgia...................|     111   |      76   |      19   |      24   |       3   |      15   |       6   |       9   
     Hawaii....................|      26   |      19   |       3   |       3   |          |       8   |          |       4   
     Idaho.....................|      37   |      18   |          |      11   |          |          |          |       4   
     Illinois..................|     177   |     145   |      32   |      52   |       8   |      24   |      10   |      17   
     Indiana...................|     125   |     113   |      13   |      56   |          |      15   |       6   |      21   
     Iowa......................|      93   |      84   |       5   |      44   |          |       9   |       4   |      19   
     Kansas....................|      78   |      75   |       7   |      49   |       3   |       2   |          |      13   
     Kentucky..................|      93   |      84   |      16   |      40   |          |       8   |       3   |      15   
     Louisiana.................|     111   |     106   |      16   |      47   |       5   |      13   |      11   |      14   
     Maine.....................|      26   |      19   |          |       8   |          |       4   |       3   |       4   
     Maryland..................|      71   |      70   |      14   |      23   |          |      14   |       8   |      11   
     Massachusetts.............|      68   |      33   |       7   |      13   |          |       7   |       1   |       5   
     Michigan..................|     141   |     127   |      40   |      42   |          |      21   |       4   |      17   
     Minnesota.................|      60   |      70   |      11   |      28   |       3   |       8   |       6   |      14   
     Mississippi...............|      63   |      60   |      13   |      22   |          |       7   |       3   |      13   
     Missouri..................|     132   |      83   |      10   |      42   |          |      15   |       7   |       8   
     Montana...................|      49   |      34   |       2   |      13   |          |       7   |       3   |       7   
     Nebraska..................|      39   |      48   |          |      25   |          |       6   |       5   |      10   
     Nevada....................|      38   |      42   |      15   |      15   |          |       6   |          |       6   
     New Hampshire.............|       9   |      13   |          |       3   |       1   |          |          |       4   
     New Jersey................|      99   |      90   |      22   |      34   |       1   |      11   |       8   |      14   
     New Mexico................|      52   |      35   |       3   |      16   |          |       6   |       5   |       4   
     New York (including       |           |           |           |           |           |           |           |           
      N.Y.C.)..................|     206   |     196   |      40   |      61   |       5   |      47   |      11   |      32   
       New York City...........|      72   |      75   |      26   |      13   |          |      21   |       6   |       7   
     North Carolina............|     148   |     138   |      32   |      52   |          |      18   |      13   |      22   
     North Dakota..............|      44   |      64   |       3   |      39   |       5   |       7   |          |       8   
     Ohio......................|     155   |     154   |      22   |      52   |       3   |      32   |      10   |      35   
     Oklahoma..................|      86   |      94   |       7   |      51   |       4   |       9   |      11   |      12   
     Oregon....................|      58   |      43   |      11   |      20   |          |       6   |          |       5   
     Pennsylvania..............|     186   |     163   |      22   |      63   |       6   |      23   |      14   |      35   
     Rhode Island..............|       7   |       8   |          |       3   |          |          |          |          
     South Carolina............|      81   |      62   |      12   |      28   |          |       8   |       8   |       6   
     South Dakota..............|      31   |      31   |       3   |      17   |          |       4   |       2   |       5   
     Tennessee.................|     120   |     100   |      24   |      34   |          |      18   |       5   |      16   
     Texas.....................|     433   |     531   |      66   |     258   |      22   |      75   |      44   |      65   
     Utah......................|      39   |      39   |       7   |      16   |          |       4   |       3   |       7   
     Vermont...................|       8   |      10   |       1   |       3   |          |          |       4   |          
     Virginia..................|     127   |     146   |      18   |      62   |          |      28   |       8   |      29   
     Washington................|      60   |      64   |       6   |      26   |          |      14   |       7   |      11   
     West Virginia.............|      43   |      47   |       6   |      18   |       1   |       3   |       7   |      12   
     Wisconsin.................|      89   |     114   |      27   |      37   |       3   |      16   |       5   |      26   
     Wyoming...................|      32   |      35   |       5   |      17   |          |       4   |          |       7   
     __________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________

       1 State totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately.
       2 Totals for 2011 are revised and final.  Preliminary 2011 data issued September 20, 2012, reported a total of 4,609
     fatal work injuries for calendar year 2011.  Since then, an additional 84 job-related fatal injuries were identified,
     bringing the total job-related fatal injury count for 2011 to 4,693.  Includes two fatal injuries that occurred within the
     territorial boundaries of the United States, but a State of incident could not be determined.
       3 Includes zero fatal injuries that occurred within the territorial boundaries of the United States, but a State of
     incident could not be determined.
       4 Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
       5 Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.
       6 Includes roadway, nonroadway, air, water, and rail fatal injuries, and fatal injuries resulting from being struck by a
     vehicle.
       p Data for 2012 are preliminary.  Revised and final 2012 data are scheduled to be released in Spring 2014.
       NOTE:  Dashes 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

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