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Fatal occupational injuries in Colorado

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Colorado
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

85 15 12 3 30 3 21
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

64 10 10 3 24 3 13

Self Employed (3)

21 5     6   8
 

Sex

 

Men

74 15 11   26 3 17

Women

11       4   4
 

Age

 

Under 16

             

16-17

             

18-19

             

20-24

8       5    

25-34

16       7 3  

35-44

14       3   7

45-54

17 3 4   4   6

55-64

19 3 3   7   5

65 and older

11 5     4    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White, non-Hispanic

61 13 6 3 20   16

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

             

Hispanic or Latino

19   6   8    

American Indian or Alaska Native

             

Asian

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, Colorado
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

85 64 21 74 11
 

Contact with objects and equipment

15 10 5 15  

Struck by object

10 6 4 10  

Struck by falling object

4 3   4  

Caught in equipment or object

3     3  

Caught in running equipment or machinery

         

Falls

12 10   11  

Fall to lower level

10 8   10  

Fall from ladder

         

Fall from roof

         

Fall from scaffold

         

Harmful substances or environments

3 3      

Contact with electric current

         

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

         

Oxygen deficiency

         

Transportation incident

30 24 6 26 4

Highway transportation incident

20 18   18  

Collision between vehicles

9 7   9  

Non-collision highway incident

4 4   3  

Non-highway transportation incident

3     3  

Overturned, non-highway

         

Struck by vehicle

         

Aircraft incident

3        

Fires and explosions

3 3   3  

Assaults and violent acts

21 13 8 17 4

Homicides

9 5 4 6 3

Homicides - shooting

8 4 4 6  

Self-inflicted injuries

11 8 3 10  

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, Colorado
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

85 15 12 3 30 3 21
 

Private industry

79 12 12 3 29 3 20

Goods Producing

30 8 5   12   4

Natural resources and mining

15 5     8    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

12 5     5    

Mining

             

Construction

11   3   3    

Manufacturing

4            

Service providing

49 4 7 3 17   16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

19       7   8

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

12           8

Transportation and warehousing

7       5    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

9       4    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7       3    

Education and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

9            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5            

Accommodation and food services

4            

Other services

5           3

Government (3)

6 3          

Federal

             

State

             

Local

5 3          

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, Colorado
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

85 15 12 3 30 3 21
 

Management, professional, and related occupations

19 3     7   6

Management occupations

11 3     5   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

11 3         3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

             

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

3            

Personal care and service occupations

4            

Sales and office occupations

12           9

Sales and related occupations

12           9

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

22 5 7   5   3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3            

Construction and extraction occupations

10   4        

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9       3    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

21 3     14    

Production occupations

3            

Transportation and material moving occupations

18       13    

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.