Fatal occupational injuries in Colorado

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Colorado
Characteristic 2015
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

75 8 34 3 20   9

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

65 6 32   17   7

Self-employed(3)

10       3    

Gender

Women

4            

Men

71 8 32 3 18   9

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

8   4        

25 to 34 years

14   7   3    

35 to 44 years

14   7   3    

45 to 54 years

15 3 5   5    

55 to 64 years

18   7   5   3

65 years and over

6   4        

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

49 8 23   10   6

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

             

Hispanic or Latino

20   8   9    

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

5   3        

Management occupations

             

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

1   1        

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

8   4        

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

6   3        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

             

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

3            

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

31   6   15   7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4           3

Construction and extraction occupations

21   4   14   3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6   1        

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

26 3 19        

Production occupations

4            

Transportation and material moving occupations

22 3 19        

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

67 7 29 3 18   9

Goods producing

31   6   15   8

Natural resources and mining

6           4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

5           4

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

             

Construction

21   5   13   3

Manufacturing

4            

Service providing

36 7 23   3    

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20 3 14        

Wholesale trade

3            

Retail trade

             

Transportation and warehousing

14   12        

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

             

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Educational and health services

6   4        

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

3   3        

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services, except public administration

4   4        

Government(8)

8   5        

Federal government

             

State government

4   3        

Local government

3   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.