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Fatal occupational injuries in New York City

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New York City
Selected
characteristics
2005
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

88 11 17 9 18 4 29
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

76 11 16 8 17 4 20

Self Employed (3)

12           9
 

Sex

 

Men

82 11 17 9 17 4 24

Women

6           5
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

6           3

25-34

19 4 4   5   5

35-44

20   5       7

45-54

23 4   4 6   6

55-64

11       4   5

65 and older

5            
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

34 3 3 8 5 4 11

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

19   4   4   9

Hispanic or Latino

22 3 8   7   4

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

13 4         5

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 York City
Event or exposure (1) 2005
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

88 76 12 82 6
 

Contact with objects and equipment

11 11   11  

Struck by object

7 7   7  

Struck by falling object

6 6   6  

Caught in equipment or object

         

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

17 16   17  

Fall to lower level

17 16   17  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

6 6   6  

Harmful substances or environments

9 8   9  

Contact with electric current

3 3   3  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3     3  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

18 17   17  

Highway transportation incident

6 5   6  

Collision between vehicles

4 4   4  

Non-collision highway incident

         

Non-highway transportation incident

         

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

10 10   9  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

4 4   4  

Assaults and violent acts

29 20 9 24 5

Homicides

19 14 5 15 4

Homicides - shooting

13 9 4 12  

Self-inflicted injuries

10 6 4 9  

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 City
Selected industries (1) 2005
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

88 11 17 9 18 4 29
 

Private industry

79 11 17 9 14   27

Goods Producing

28 5 14 3 4    

Natural resources and mining

             

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

             

Mining

             

Construction

23 4 12 3 4    

Manufacturing

5            

Service providing

51 6 3 6 10   26

Trade, transportation, and utilities

24 5     6   11

Wholesale trade

4           3

Retail trade

9           6

Transportation and warehousing

11 3     4    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

3            

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

3            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

3            

Other services

17           11

Government (3)

9       4    

Federal

             

State

             

Local

7            

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 City
Selected occupations (1) 2005
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

88 11 17 9 18 4 29
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

4            

Management occupations

3            

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

17           10

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

7           4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

6           6

Sales and office occupations

9           8

Sales and related occupations

7           6

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

30 5 12 4 6    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

24 4 12 3 5    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6            

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

27 5   4 10   6

Production occupations

4            

Transportation and material moving occupations

23 5   3 9   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.