Fatal occupational injuries in New York (including N.Y.C)

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, New York (including N.Y.C.)
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

241 41 83 8 48 16 43
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

174 28 62 4 40 12 26

Self-employed (3)

67 13 21 4 8 4 17
 

Gender

 

Women

16 4 7        

Men

225 37 76 8 46 15 41
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

11   6        

25 to 34 years

42 5 13   11   11

35 to 44 years

52 13 19   6 3 9

45 to 54 years

42 9 12   7 4 8

55 to 64 years

53 6 18   11 6 10

65 years and over

39 6 14 1 13   4
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

158 22 62 3 30 9 30

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

21 6 6   3   3

Hispanic or Latino

50 10 12   14 4 8

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

11 3 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 10 10   5 4 5

Management occupations

23 6 6     3 4

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

3            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

33 10 14 3 3    

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

13 8          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7   4        

Personal care and service occupations

8   6        

Sales and office occupations

17 8 5        

Sales and related occupations

12 6 4        

Office and administrative support occupations

5       1    

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

86 3 22 3 28 6 24

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12           10

Construction and extraction occupations

47   10   22 5 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

27   10   6   7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

68 10 31   10 5 10

Production occupations

13 4 1       3

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 6 30   8 3 7

Military occupations (6)

1            
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

204 33 69 6 43 12 39

Goods producing

87 6 20   28 6 25

Natural resources and mining

29   10   1   16

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

27   10       15

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

2       1    

Construction

50 3 9   26 4 7

Manufacturing

8   1     1  

Service providing

117 27 49 5 15 6 14

Trade, transportation, and utilities

46 14 18   5   7

Wholesale trade

8   3        

Retail trade

18 8 5       4

Transportation and warehousing

19 3 10        

Utilities

             

Information

3   1        

Financial activities

7 3          

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

6 3          

Professional and business services

14   6       3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

9   3       3

Educational and health services

14   8        

Educational services

5   4        

Health care and social assistance

9   4        

Leisure and hospitality

19 5 9        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

9   5        

Accommodation and food services

10 4 4        

Other services, except public administration

14   5       4

Government (8)

37 8 14   5 4 4

Federal government

4            

State government

10 1 7        

Local government

23 7 5   3 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.