Fatal occupational injuries in District of Columbia

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, District of Columbia
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

25 19   1      
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

22 17   1      

Self-employed (3)

3            
 

Gender

 

Women

4            

Men

21 16   1      
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

             

25 to 34 years

  1          

35 to 44 years

3     1      

45 to 54 years

8 8          

55 to 64 years

7 5          

65 years and over

             
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

12 11          

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

9 6          

Hispanic or Latino

             

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

             

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

11 10          

Management occupations

3            

Business and financial operations occupations

2            

Computer and mathematical occupations

4            

Architecture and engineering occupations

1 1          

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

1            

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

3 3          

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

2            

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

1            

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

             

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

  1          

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

             

Construction and extraction occupations

             

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1 1          

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

6     1      

Production occupations

3     1      

Transportation and material moving occupations

3            

Military occupations (6)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

19 13   1      

Goods producing

2     1      

Natural resources and mining

             

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

             

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

             

Construction

2     1      

Manufacturing

             

Service providing

17 13          

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3            

Wholesale trade

             

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

1 1          

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

11 10          

Professional, scientific, and technical services

7 7          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

4 3          

Educational and health services

1            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

1            

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services, except public administration

2            

Government (8)

6 6          

Federal government

6 6          

State government

             

Local government

             

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.