Fatal occupational injuries in California

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, California
Characteristic 2014
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

344 75 119 3 72 34 38
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

275 48 110   57 29 26

Self-employed (3)

69 27 9   15 5 12
 

Gender

 

Women

33 12 7   12    

Men

311 63 112 3 60 33 37
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

4            

20 to 24 years

15 3 6   4    

25 to 34 years

56 11 27   6 9 3

35 to 44 years

68 21 25   8 7 5

45 to 54 years

95 20 28   21 5 19

55 to 64 years

68 14 24   15 8 7

65 years and over

38 5 8   18   3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

155 36 58   26 20 13

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

21 7 9   3    

Hispanic or Latino

130 21 45   31 13 18

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

5            

Asian (non-Hispanic)

30 10 4   9   5

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

3            

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Occupation (SOC) (5)

 

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

46 22 11   6 3  

Management occupations

17 10 5        

Business and financial operations occupations

3            

Computer and mathematical occupations

3            

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

3 3          

Community and social services occupations

6            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

4            

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7 3          

Service occupations

75 18 21   22 9 5

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

24 10 11        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7       3    

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

38 4 9   16 4 5

Personal care and service occupations

5            

Sales and office occupations

26 16 3   4    

Sales and related occupations

15 11          

Office and administrative support occupations

11 5 3        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

95 14 18   31 14 18

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

20 4 8     3 3

Construction and extraction occupations

49 3 5   27 9 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

26 7 5       10

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

95 5 62 3 8 6 11

Production occupations

9           4

Transportation and material moving occupations

86 3 62   7 6 7

Military occupations (6)

7   4        
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

306 67 101 3 65 32 37

Goods producing

97 13 28   27 13 14

Natural resources and mining

28 5 14   3   4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

27 5 14       4

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

             

Construction

49 3 8   23 10 5

Manufacturing

20 5 6       5

Service providing

209 54 73   38 19 23

Trade, transportation, and utilities

92 18 48   9 6 9

Wholesale trade

9           4

Retail trade

17 9     4    

Transportation and warehousing

65 6 44   5 5 3

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

11 5 3   3    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

9 4     3    

Professional and business services

55 15 11   16 7 6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

11 6          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

44 9 10   14 5 6

Educational and health services

15   7   4    

Educational services

9   5   3    

Health care and social assistance

6 1          

Leisure and hospitality

15 7     3 3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

13 6     3 3  

Other services, except public administration

20 7     3   7

Government (8)

38 8 18   7    

Federal government

8   4        

State government

6   4        

Local government

24 7 10   4    

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.