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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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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
2006
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

234 43 46 24 71 12 38
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

189 30 38 21 62 12 26

Self Employed (3)

45 13 8 3 9   12
 

Sex

 

Men

217 42 46 21 64 12 32

Women

17     3 7   6
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

3            

20-24

16 6   3     4

25-34

42 11 5 4 12   7

35-44

60 10 9 6 17 3 15

45-54

54 9 13 6 15 3 8

55-64

38 5 13   15   3

65 and older

20   5 3 9    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

133 24 18 16 48 7 20

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

29 4 7 3 9   6

Hispanic or Latino

57 12 19 4 10 5 7

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

9           3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

             

Multiple races

             

Other or not reported

6            

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) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

234 189 45 217 17
 

Contact with objects and equipment

43 30 13 42  

Struck by object

27 18 9 26  

Struck by falling object

17 12 5 17  

Caught in equipment or object

7 4 3 7  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 3   4  

Falls

46 38 8 46  

Fall to lower level

41 33 8 41  

Fall from ladder

10 4 6 10  

Fall from roof

7 6   7  

Fall from scaffold

9 9   9  

Harmful substances or environments

24 21 3 21 3

Contact with electric current

10 8   10  

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

9 8   8  

Oxygen deficiency

4 4      

Transportation incident

71 62 9 64 7

Highway transportation incident

53 48 5 48 5

Collision between vehicles

22 21   19 3

Non-collision highway incident

5 4   5  

Non-highway transportation incident

5 4   5  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

8 6   8  

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

12 12   12  

Assaults and violent acts

38 26 12 32 6

Homicides

27 19 8 21 6

Homicides - shooting

19 12 7 16 3

Self-inflicted injuries

8 6   8  

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) 2006
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

234 43 46 24 71 12 38
 

Private industry

211 42 45 21 60 9 34

Goods Producing

101 34 33 10 12 6 6

Natural resources and mining

23 13     7    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

22 12     7    

Mining

             

Construction

63 17 30 8 3   3

Manufacturing

15 4 3        

Service providing

110 8 12 11 48 3 28

Trade, transportation, and utilities

60 4 4 5 35   12

Wholesale trade

13       8    

Retail trade

16       3   8

Transportation and warehousing

29       24    

Utilities

             

Information

4       4    

Financial activities

10         3 4

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

10         3 4

Professional and business services

10   4   3    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

9   4   3    

Education and health services

9     4      

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

6     3      

Leisure and hospitality

10           6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4            

Accommodation and food services

6           4

Other services

7           3

Government (3)

23     3 11   4

Federal

             

State

8       5    

Local

13       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 York (including N.Y.C)
Selected occupations (1) 2006
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

234 43 46 24 71 12 38
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

22 5     4   9

Management occupations

15 5     3   5

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

35   6 6 7   11

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

13       4   4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

11   4       4

Personal care and service occupations

6            

Sales and office occupations

16       3   9

Sales and related occupations

12           8

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

90 26 34 9 11 5 5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 7          

Construction and extraction occupations

68 17 34 6 5   3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

11     3 4    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

68 9   7 45   3

Production occupations

13 3   4      

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 6   3 43    

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.