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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
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

254 32 49 28 71 6 68
 

Employee Status

             

Wage and Salary (2)

197 27 35 22 59 6 48

Self Employed (3)

57 5 14 6 12   20
 

Sex

             

Men

237 31 48 26 66 6 60

Women

17       5   8
 

Age

             

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

4            

20-24

18   3   6   6

25-34

48 6 5 10 11   16

35-44

69 10 10 9 22 3 15

45-54

50 7 11   12   17

55-64

43 5 13 5 12   8

65 and older

21   6   7   5
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

             

White, non-Hispanic

165 22 31 18 54 5 35

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

27   5   7   11

Hispanic or Latino

45 5 10 7 7   15

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

14 3 3   3   5

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

3            

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 York (including N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

254 197 57 237 17
 

Contact with objects and equipment

32 27 5 31  

Struck by object

16 15   16  

Struck by falling object

9 9   9  

Caught in equipment or object

9 6 3 8  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

7 5   6  

Falls

49 35 14 48  

Fall to lower level

43 29 14 43  

Fall from ladder

11 7 4 11  

Fall from roof

5 3   5  

Fall from scaffold

6 5   6  

Harmful substances or environments

28 22 6 26  

Contact with electric current

15 10 5 15  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

9 9   8  

Oxygen deficiency

4 3   3  

Transportation incident

71 59 12 66 5

Highway transportation incident

36 30 6 31 5

Collision between vehicles

22 17 5 18 4

Non-collision highway incident

6 5   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

6 3 3 6  

Overturned, non-highway

4 3   4  

Struck by vehicle

26 25   26  

Aircraft incident

3     3  

Fires and explosions

6 6   6  

Assaults and violent acts

68 48 20 60 8

Homicides

47 31 16 42 5

Homicides - shooting

27 20 7 25  

Self-inflicted injuries

19 16 3 18  

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 York (including N.Y.C)
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

254 32 49 28 71 6 68
 

Private industry

             

Goods Producing

84 16 29 15 17   6

Natural resources and mining

15 4     7    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 3     7    

Mining

             

Construction

54 6 27 12 5   3

Manufacturing

15 6     5    

Service providing

141 13 16 12 42 5 53

Trade, transportation, and utilities

57 7 7   22   17

Wholesale trade

8 3     3    

Retail trade

18 3         13

Transportation and warehousing

25   4   17    

Utilities

6            

Information

             

Financial activities

8           6

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

7           5

Professional and business services

25   3 4 9   5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

20   3 4 7   4

Education and health services

9       3   3

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

6            

Leisure and hospitality

24       4   16

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3           3

Accommodation and food services

21       4   13

Other services

16 3   3     6

Government (3)

29 3 4   12   9

Federal

4       3    

State

3            

Local

22   3   8   8

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) 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

254 32 49 28 71 6 68
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

33   4   12   12

Management occupations

19       6   8

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

5       3    

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

4            

Service occupations

49   9 6 6   26

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

20       6   11

Food preparation and serving related occupations

9           7

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

14   5 4     4

Personal care and service occupations

6           4

Sales and office occupations

25 4     4   15

Sales and related occupations

17           13

Office and administrative support occupations

8            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

82 13 30 16 13   8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6            

Construction and extraction occupations

55 6 26 13 7   3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

21 5 3   4   5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

65 11 5 3 36 3 7

Production occupations

10 4          

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 7 5   35   5

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.