Fatal occupational injuries in Pennsylvania

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Pennsylvania
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

179 23 78 8 25 16 29
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

137 18 62 6 18 14 19

Self-employed (3)

42 5 16 2 7 2 10
 

Gender

 

Women

12 3 3 3     1

Men

167 20 75 5 23 16 28
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

    2        

16 to 17 years

1     1      

18 to 19 years

1   1        

20 to 24 years

11   7     1  

25 to 34 years

23 3 8 2 4 3 3

35 to 44 years

27 6 8 2 1 5 5

45 to 54 years

42 8 16 2 8 3 5

55 to 64 years

43 3 21 1 6 4 8

65 years and over

29   15   6   6
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

147 16 65 5 20 14 27

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

15 6 6        

Hispanic or Latino

13   4   4    

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

27 4 12 1   2 6

Management occupations

20   7 1   2 6

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

1   1        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1 1          

Community and social services occupations

2 1 1        

Legal occupations

1   1        

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

29 9 4 3 5 3 5

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

11 8 2 1      

Food preparation and serving related occupations

      2      

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

13       5 3 4

Personal care and service occupations

            1

Sales and office occupations

7 3          

Sales and related occupations

3            

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

55 4 17 3 15 8 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7   4       3

Construction and extraction occupations

40 3 11   15 6 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8     1      

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

61 3 43 1     10

Production occupations

8     1     5

Transportation and material moving occupations

53 3 43       5

Military occupations (6)

             
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

163 16 71 6 25 16 29

Goods producing

80 4 27 3 15 13 18

Natural resources and mining

25   12 1   2 10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

22   11     2 9

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

3   1 1     1

Construction

40 3 12   15 7 3

Manufacturing

15   3 2   4 5

Service providing

83 12 44 3 10 3 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

44 4 33 1     4

Wholesale trade

2            

Retail trade

6            

Transportation and warehousing

36 2 29 1 1   3

Utilities

             

Information

1   1        

Financial activities

6 3     1    

Finance and insurance

1            

Real estate and rental and leasing

5 3     1    

Professional and business services

15   3   5   4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1 1          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

14   3   5   4

Educational and health services

4 1 1        

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

4 1 1        

Leisure and hospitality

9   3 2     2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5           2

Accommodation and food services

4 1 1 2      

Other services, except public administration

4            

Government (8)

16 7 7 2      

Federal government

2   1        

State government

5 2 3        

Local government

9 4 3 2      

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.