Fatal occupational injuries in New Jersey

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, New Jersey
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

102 28 37   16 8 11
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

76 17 29 1 14 6 9

Self-employed (3)

26 11 8        
 

Gender

 

Women

5 2         1

Men

97 26 35 2 16 8 10
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

7 4          

25 to 34 years

15 7 5   3    

35 to 44 years

22 5 9       4

45 to 54 years

24 9 5 1 4 3  

55 to 64 years

22   10   4   4

65 years and over

11   5   3    
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

54 8 26   10 6 4

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

19 9 6        

Hispanic or Latino

20 5 4   5   5

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

9 6          

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

8 4          

Management occupations

3            

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

1            

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1            

Community and social services occupations

1            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1   1        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

1 1          

Service occupations

15 6     3 1 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

4 3          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

  1          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7         1 3

Personal care and service occupations

  1          

Sales and office occupations

10 6          

Sales and related occupations

7 6          

Office and administrative support occupations

3            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

25   7   5 6 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1   1        

Construction and extraction occupations

11   3   3 3  

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13   3     3 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

44 11 24 1 5    

Production occupations

3     1      

Transportation and material moving occupations

41 10 24   5    

Military occupations (6)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

93 26 32   14 8 11

Goods producing

22   7   5 5 3

Natural resources and mining

             

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

             

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

             

Construction

15   5   3 4 3

Manufacturing

5         1  

Service providing

71 24 25   9 3 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

42 15 19   3    

Wholesale trade

5   3        

Retail trade

14 10          

Transportation and warehousing

21 5 15        

Utilities

2     1     1

Information

             

Financial activities

2   1   1    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

2   1   1    

Professional and business services

8   1   2 1 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1   1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

7       2 1 3

Educational and health services

4            

Educational services

2            

Health care and social assistance

  1          

Leisure and hospitality

7 5 1        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1   1        

Accommodation and food services

6 5          

Other services, except public administration

7 1         3

Government (8)

9   5        

Federal government

3            

State government

1   1        

Local government

5 1          

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.