Workplace Fatalities in Pittsburgh, PA – Full Tables

Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2011-2012
Event or exposure(1) 2011(2) 2012(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

29 24 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

4 3 12

Intentional injury by person

4 3 12

Intentional injury by other person

3 2 8

Shooting by other person--€”intentional

3 2 8

Transportation incidents

8 7 29

Pedestrian vehicular incident

- 4 17

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in roadway

- 1 4

Pedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in roadway

- 1 4

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area

- 2 8

Pedestrian struck by forward--moving vehicle in nonroadway area

- 1 4

Pedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area

- 1 4

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

6 2 8

Roadway collision with other vehicle

5 1 4

Roadway collision--€”moving perpendicularly

1 1 4

Roadway collision with object other than vehicle

1 1 4

Vehicle struck object or animal on side of roadway

1 1 4

Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

- 1 4

Nonroadway noncollision incident

- 1 4

Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway

- 1 4

Falls, slips, trips

7 6 25

Falls to lower level

7 5 21

Other fall to lower level

6 4 17

Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet

- 1 4

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

- 4 17

Exposure to electricity

1 2 8

Direct exposure to electricity

- 2 8

Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts

- 2 8

Contact with objects and equipment

7 4 17

Struck by object or equipment

3 3 12

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

1 3 12

Caught between rolling powered vehicle and other object

- 1 4

Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle

- 2 8

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

1 1 4

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(2) Data for 2011 are revised and final.
(p) Data for 2012 are preliminary. Revised and final 2012 data are scheduled to be released Spring 2014.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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.

Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2011-2012
Industry(1) 2011(2) 2012(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

29 24 100

Private industry

27 23 96

Goods-producing

13 9 38

Natural resources and mining

1 1 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

1 1 4

Crop production

- 1 4

Other crop farming

- 1 4

All other crop farming

- 1 4

Construction

10 6 25

Construction

10 6 25

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1 1 4

Utility system construction

1 1 4

Water and sewer line and related structures construction

1 1 4

Specialty trade contractors

7 5 21

Foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors

1 3 12

Roofing contractors

1 3 12

Residential roofing contractors

1 1 4

Building equipment contractors

- 1 4

Electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors

- 1 4

Nonresidential electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors

- 1 4

Manufacturing

2 - -

Manufacturing

2 - -

Primary metal manufacturing

1 1 4

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

- 1 4

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

- 1 4

Iron and steel mills

- 1 4

Service-providing

14 14 58

Trade, transportation, and utilities

8 6 25

Wholesale trade

3 - -

Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

2 1 4

Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Metal service centers and other metal merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Retail trade

- - -

Miscellaneous store retailers

- 1 4

Used merchandise stores

- 1 4

Used merchandise stores

- 1 4

Transportation and warehousing

5 2 8

Transit and ground passenger transportation

1 2 8

School and employee bus transportation

- 2 8

School and employee bus transportation

- 2 8

Professional and business services

3 5 21

Professional, scientific, and technical services

- 1 4

Architectural, engineering, and related services

- 1 4

Engineering services

- 1 4

Administrative and waste services

3 4 17

Administrative and support services

3 3 12

Investigation and security services

- 1 4

Investigation, guard, and armored car services

- 1 4

Armored car services

- 1 4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2 2 8

Landscaping services

2 2 8

Educational and health services

1 - -

Health care and social assistance

1 - -

Hospitals

1 1 4

Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals

- 1 4

Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals

- 1 4

Government(3)

2 1 4

State government

- 1 4

Service-providing

- 1 4

Public administration

- 1 4

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 4

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 4

Police protection

- 1 4

Footnotes:
(1) Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2007. Total may include other industries not shown.
(2) Data for 2011 are revised and final.
(3) Includes fatal injuries to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.
(p) Data for 2012 are preliminary. Revised and final 2012 data are scheduled to be released Spring 2014.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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.

Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2011-2012
Occupation(1) 2011(2) 2012(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

29 24 100

Management occupations

- 3 12

Top executives

- 1 4

Chief executives

- 1 4

Chief executives

- 1 4

Other management occupations

- - -

Agricultural managers

- 1 4

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

- 1 4

Community and social services occupations

- 1 4

Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists

- 1 4

Counselors

- 1 4

Mental health counselors

- 1 4

Protective service occupations

3 2 8

Law enforcement workers

2 1 4

Police officers

2 1 4

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

2 1 4

Other protective service workers

1 1 4

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

1 1 4

Security guards

1 1 4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

2 2 8

Supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

- 1 4

Grounds maintenance workers

2 1 4

Grounds maintenance workers

2 1 4

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

- 1 4

Sales and related occupations

- 1 4

Supervisors of sales workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of sales workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

- 1 4

Construction and extraction occupations

10 6 25

Construction trades workers

7 4 17

Roofers

- 3 12

Roofers

- 3 12

Other construction and related workers

- - -

Construction and building inspectors

- 1 4

Construction and building inspectors

- 1 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

- 1 4

Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

- 1 4

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

- 1 4

Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

- 1 4

Production occupations

- - -

Metal workers and plastic workers

- 1 4

Miscellaneous metalworkers and plastic workers

- 1 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

8 5 21

Motor vehicle operators

7 3 12

Bus drivers

1 1 4

Bus drivers, school or special client

- 1 4

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

5 1 4

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

4 1 4

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 4

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 4

Material moving workers

1 2 8

Crane and tower operators

- 1 4

Crane and tower operators

- 1 4

Laborers and material movers, hand

- 1 4

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

- 1 4

Footnotes:
(1) Occupation data for 2011 and 2012 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010. Total may include occupations not shown.
(2) Data for 2011 are revised and final.
(p) Data for 2012 are preliminary. Revised and final 2012 data are scheduled to be released Spring 2014.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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.

Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by worker characteristics, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2011-2012
Characteristic 2011(1) 2012(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

29 24 100
Employee status

Wage and salary workers(2)

24 21 88

Self-employed(3)

5 3 12
Gender

Men

28 20 83

Women

1 4 17
Age(4)

25 to 34 years

3 4 17

35 to 44 years

3 2 8

45 to 54 years

8 8 33

55 to 64 years

10 4 17

65 and over

4 6 25
Race or ethnic origin(5)

White (non-Hispanic)

25 22 92

Footnotes:
(1) Data for 2011 are revised and final.
(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Information may not be available for all age groups.
(5) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude Hispanic and Latino workers.
(p) Data for 2012 are preliminary. Revised and final 2012 data are scheduled to be released Spring 2014.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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.

 

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2014