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Fatal occupational injuries in New Mexico

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New Mexico
Selected
characteristics
2004
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

57 7   3 37   8
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

48 7     31   6

Self Employed (3)

9       6    
 

Sex

             

Men

52 7     34   7

Women

5       3    
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

7       5    

25-34

6       4    

35-44

13       8    

45-54

10       5    

55-64

14       9    

65 and older

5       4    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

40       27   8

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

12 5     6    

American Indian or Alaska Native

5       4    

Asian

             

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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.

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 Mexico
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

57 48 9 52 5
 

Contact with objects and equipment

7 7   7  

Struck by object

6 6   6  

Struck by falling object

4 4   4  

Caught in equipment or object

         

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

         

Fall to lower level

         

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

3        

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

37 31 6 34 3

Highway transportation incident

28 24 4 25 3

Collision between vehicles

6 5   5  

Non-collision highway incident

16 14   14  

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

3     3  

Fires and explosions

         

Assaults and violent acts

8 6   7  

Homicides

4     3  

Homicides - shooting

3        

Self-inflicted injuries

3 3   3  

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(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.

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 Mexico
Selected industries (1) 2004
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

57 7   3 37   8
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

23 5     14    

Natural resources and mining

8       4    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

             

Mining

6       3    

Construction

11       6    

Manufacturing

4       4    

Service providing

28       20   5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

14       12    

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

10       9    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

6       4    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

5       3    

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services

             

Government (3)

6       3    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

5            

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 Mexico
Selected occupations (1) 2004
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

57 7   3 37   8
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

6       5    

Management occupations

             

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

7           3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4           3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

6       4    

Sales and related occupations

5       3    

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

18 6     8    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

12 5     5    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5       3    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

20       18    

Production occupations

             

Transportation and material moving occupations

18       17    

Military specific occupations

             

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.