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Fatal occupational injuries in New York (including N.Y.C)

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New York (including N.Y.C)
Selected
characteristics
2003
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

227 25 35 15 77 9 66

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

181 20 32 11 65 7 46

Self Employed (3)

46 5 3 4 12 20

Sex

Men

208 25 33 14 70 8 58

Women

19 7 8

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

27 3 15 7

25-34

50 5 5 6 18 14

35-44

47 9 5 3 13 17

45-54

56 7 10 3 18 3 15

55-64

30 3 6 3 7 3 8

65 and older

14 4 5 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

141 19 21 7 58 6 30

Black, non-Hispanic

33 5 6 18

Hispanic

36 5 8 5 6 3 9

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

9 4 4

Pacific Islander

Multiple

Other or not reported

8 3 5

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic workers.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, New York (including N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2003
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

227 181 46 208 19

Contact with objects and equipment

25 20 5 25

Struck by object

12 8 4 12

Struck by falling object

10 7 3 10

Caught in equipment or object

7 6 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4 4

Falls

35 32 3 33

Fall to lower level

30 27 3 29

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

6 5 6

Fall from scaffold

4 4 4

Harmful substances or environments

15 11 4 14

Contact with electric current

4 4

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

8 7 7

Oxygen deficiency

3 3

Transportation incident

77 65 12 70 7

Highway transportation incident

36 30 6 32 4

Collision between vehicles

14 13 12

Non-collision highway incident

6 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

6 4 6

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

17 15 15

Aircraft incident

12 12 12

Fires and explosions

9 7 8

Assaults and violent acts

66 46 20 58 8

Homicides

47 31 16 40 7

Homicides - shooting

31 24 7 29

Self-inflicted injuries

17 14 3 16

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, New York (including N.Y.C)
Selected industries (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

227 25 35 15 77 9 66

Private industry

191 25 31 13 55 8 59

Goods Producing

74 19 22 9 15 7

Natural resources and mining

17 5 6 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

17 5 6 6

Mining

Construction

46 10 18 8 7

Manufacturing

11 4 4

Service providing

117 6 9 4 40 6 52

Trade, transportation, and utilities

57 3 25 23

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

23 4 15

Transportation and warehousing

27 18 6

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

8 3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

8 3

Professional and business services

21 3 3 5 8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6 5

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

15 3 3 4 3

Education and health services

5 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4 3

Leisure and hospitality

17 5 11

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5

Accommodation and food services

12 3 9

Other services

8 7

Government (3)

36 4 22 7

Federal

13 11

State

Local

18 3 6 6

Footnotes:
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, New York (including N.Y.C)
Selected occupations (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

227 25 35 15 77 9 66

Management, professional, and related occupations

27 9 13

Management occupations

16 6 9

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

36 3 7 6 3 15

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

16 3 8

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

13 4 4

Personal care and service occupations

4

Sales and office occupations

31 5 23

Sales and related occupations

24 3 19

Office and administrative support occupations

7 4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

59 17 21 9 7 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 4

Construction and extraction occupations

39 9 16 7 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 4 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

63 4 4 39 11

Production occupations

8 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 3 3 38 7

Military specific occupations

11 11

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.