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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
2007
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

220 35 53 12 71 5 44
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

182 31 46 12 60 4 29

Self Employed (3)

38 4 7   11   15
 

Sex

 

Men

204 35 49 12 63 5 40

Women

16   4   8   4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

5            

20-24

18 4 6   5    

25-34

42 8 8   12   12

35-44

36 3 7   13   11

45-54

53 9 16 5 16   6

55-64

37 6 5 3 14   8

65 and older

25 3 9   8   4
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

143 22 26 8 56 5 26

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

25 4 7 3 4   7

Hispanic or Latino

41 8 14   11   7

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

10   5       4

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 (including N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2007
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

220 182 38 204 16
 

Contact with objects and equipment

35 31 4 35  

Struck by object

20 17 3 20  

Struck by falling object

17 14 3 17  

Caught in equipment or object

10 9   10  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 5   5  

Falls

53 46 7 49 4

Fall to lower level

49 43 6 46 3

Fall from ladder

9 8   9  

Fall from roof

12 10   11  

Fall from scaffold

6 6   6  

Harmful substances or environments

12 12   12  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

6 6   6  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

71 60 11 63 8

Highway transportation incident

39 35 4 36 3

Collision between vehicles

20 17 3 17 3

Non-collision highway incident

7 6   7  

Non-highway transportation incident

12 6 6 10  

Overturned, non-highway

3     3  

Struck by vehicle

19 18   16 3

Aircraft incident

         

Fires and explosions

5 4   5  

Assaults and violent acts

44 29 15 40 4

Homicides

26 17 9 22 4

Homicides - shooting

21 14 7 19  

Self-inflicted injuries

14 11 3 14  

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.

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) 2007
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

220 35 53 12 71 5 44
 

Private industry

190 33 51 9 58 3 36

Goods Producing

79 18 36 4 12 3 6

Natural resources and mining

16 5     6   3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

16 5     6   3

Mining

             

Construction

51 8 31 3 5   3

Manufacturing

12 5 4        

Service providing

111 15 15 5 46   30

Trade, transportation, and utilities

60 8 7   33   10

Wholesale trade

10 3     6    

Retail trade

18   3   4   7

Transportation and warehousing

32 3 3   23   3

Utilities

             

Information

6       4    

Financial activities

8           4

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

8           4

Professional and business services

13   3   3   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3           3

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

10   3   3    

Education and health services

5            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

4            

Leisure and hospitality

12 3         7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3            

Accommodation and food services

9           7

Other services

6           3

Government (3)

30     3 13   8

Federal

             

State

6       4    

Local

23     3 8   6

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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) 2007
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

220 35 53 12 71 5 44
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

23       6   11

Management occupations

13       5   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

3            

Service occupations

39   8 5 8   15

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

20     3 5   9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6           4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10   6        

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

20   4   4   9

Sales and related occupations

14   3   4   7

Office and administrative support occupations

6            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

71 18 33   13   4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7 4     3    

Construction and extraction occupations

51 8 32   6    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13 6     4    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

65 12 6 3 38   5

Production occupations

10 5          

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 7 4   38   4

Military specific occupations

             

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 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.