Fatal occupational injuries in California

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, California
Characteristic 2013
Total fatal injuries Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

396 80 138 9 64 39 65
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

339 68 121 9 50 33 58

Self-employed (3)

57 12 17   14 6 7
 

Gender

 

Women

33 16 12        

Men

363 64 126 9 63 37 63
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

6            

20 to 24 years

21 9 5       5

25 to 34 years

69 15 25 5 5 8 11

35 to 44 years

92 18 29   12 13 19

45 to 54 years

98 25 31   18 11 13

55 to 64 years

75 8 30   19 3 14

65 years and over

35 3 16   9 3  
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

163 29 66 6 22 18 21

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

16 7 7        

Hispanic or Latino

194 31 60 3 39 21 40

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

20 11 4       3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Occupation (SOC) (5)

 

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

36 11 17   5    

Management occupations

16 5 9        

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

4            

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

5 3          

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

5            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

73 20 20   17 8 8

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

26 14 9        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

36 3 9   14 5 5

Personal care and service occupations

5            

Sales and office occupations

29 22     4    

Sales and related occupations

28 22     4    

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

116 12 28 3 27 18 27

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

25 5 7     3 8

Construction and extraction occupations

64 6 14   22 9 12

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

27   7   4 6 7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

129 12 68   11 8 29

Production occupations

21 5 4       8

Transportation and material moving occupations

108 7 64   9 7 21

Military occupations (6)

13 3 3 5      
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

350 65 123 3 61 36 61

Goods producing

129 17 39   28 14 29

Natural resources and mining

33 5 10     5 10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

30 5 9     4 10

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9)

3            

Construction

61 7 13   22 8 10

Manufacturing

35 5 16   4   9

Service providing

221 48 84   33 22 32

Trade, transportation, and utilities

119 27 50   12 11 18

Wholesale trade

23 3 10   4 3 3

Retail trade

27 19          

Transportation and warehousing

66 5 37   7 4 13

Utilities

3            

Information

4            

Financial activities

4            

Finance and insurance

1            

Real estate and rental and leasing

3            

Professional and business services

50 4 17   12 6 11

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6   5        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

44 4 12   12 6 10

Educational and health services

13 6 3   3    

Educational services

4            

Health care and social assistance

9 4          

Leisure and hospitality

19 7 5   4    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7   3        

Accommodation and food services

12 6          

Other services, except public administration

12   4        

Government (8)

46 15 15 6 3 3 4

Federal government

18 4 3 5   3  

State government

7 3          

Local government

21 8 10        

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.

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. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state, New York City, District of Columbia, and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.