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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
2009
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

185 29 24 12 64 8 47
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

139 17 19 7 50 8 37

Self Employed (3)

46 12 5 5 14   10
 

Sex

 

Men

161 29 21 10 54 7 39

Women

24   3   10   8
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

10       5   3

25-34

31 4 3 3 9   11

35-44

31       12 3 10

45-54

52 11   5 21   11

55-64

33 7 8   9   7

65 and older

25 5 8   7   3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

130 23 17 9 49 5 26

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12           5

Hispanic or Latino

35   5   11   14

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

8       3    

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) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

185 139 46 161 24
 

Contact with objects and equipment

29 17 12 29  

Struck by object

16 8 8 16  

Struck by falling object

10 5 5 10  

Caught in equipment or object

10 6 4 10  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

24 19 5 21 3

Fall to lower level

18 13 5 16  

Fall from ladder

5   3 4  

Fall from roof

3     3  

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

12 7 5 10  

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

9 5 4 7  

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

64 50 14 54 10

Highway transportation incident

20 18   20  

Collision between vehicles

10 10   10  

Non-collision highway incident

4 3   4  

Non-highway transportation incident

6 3 3 6  

Overturned, non-highway

4   3 4  

Struck by vehicle

10 7 3 9  

Aircraft incident

26 20 6 17 9

Fires and explosions

8 8   7  

Assaults and violent acts

47 37 10 39 8

Homicides

33 25 8 28 5

Homicides - shooting

21 15 6 18  

Self-inflicted injuries

13 11   10 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.

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) 2009
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

185 29 24 12 64 8 47
 

Private industry

168 28 23 10 57 5 44

Goods Producing

53 17 9 4 19   3

Natural resources and mining

9 6          

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

9 6          

Mining

             

Construction

29 10 8   6    

Manufacturing

15       11    

Service providing

115 11 14 6 38 4 41

Trade, transportation, and utilities

45   6   18   17

Wholesale trade

6   3        

Retail trade

13           11

Transportation and warehousing

26       18   5

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

6           6

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

6           6

Professional and business services

25 4 6   7   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

9       6    

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

16 4 6       3

Education and health services

7           3

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

4            

Leisure and hospitality

13       6   5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5            

Accommodation and food services

8       3   4

Other services

18 4     4   6

Government (3)

17       7   3

Federal

             

State

8       5    

Local

8            

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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) 2009
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

185 29 24 12 64 8 47
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

54 6 4   24   17

Management occupations

28 6     12   7

Business and financial operations occupations

4            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

4            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

5           3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4            

Service occupations

37 4 7 4 8 4 10

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

14       4   3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

13 3 4        

Personal care and service occupations

6            

Sales and office occupations

15       4   8

Sales and related occupations

11           7

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

35 14 8 4 7    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

26 10 7   6    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 4          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

44 5 3   21   12

Production occupations

5            

Transportation and material moving occupations

39 3     21   11

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.