Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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

272 39 127   52 21 28

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

225 27 113   40 15 25

Self-employed(3)

47 12 14   12 6 3

Gender

Women

17 4 9   4    

Men

255 35 118   48 21 28

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

1 1          

18 to 19 years

3 1          

20 to 24 years

10 4 3       2

25 to 34 years

57 9 28   6 7 6

35 to 44 years

51 6 28   6 7 4

45 to 54 years

50 9 21   13   6

55 to 64 years

58 4 31   12   7

65 years and over

41 5 14   15 3 3

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

151 19 73   30 14 13

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

37 9 16   6   4

Hispanic or Latino

78 8 36   16 6 10

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

4 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

19 6 5   6    

Management occupations

8 3          

Business and financial operations occupations

3            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

1           1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

    1        

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

    1        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

42 11 12   13   4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

8 6          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6       3    

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

26   9   10   4

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

22 14 6        

Sales and related occupations

16 10 5        

Office and administrative support occupations

6 4          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

99 7 31   27 16 15

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12   6     3  

Construction and extraction occupations

56   16   22 8 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

31 6 9   4 5 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

76   59   6   7

Production occupations

6            

Transportation and material moving occupations

70   58   4   5

Military occupations(6)

14   14        

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

243 36 110   46 20 27

Goods producing

93 4 35   23 14 15

Natural resources and mining

15   8     3  

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

14   7     3  

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

1   1        

Construction

66   21   22 10 11

Manufacturing

12   6        

Service providing

150 32 75   23 6 12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

71 13 46   3   6

Wholesale trade

11   9        

Retail trade

22 13 6        

Transportation and warehousing

38   31       4

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

5           1

Finance and insurance

  1          

Real estate and rental and leasing

3           1

Professional and business services

43 5 15   13 5 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6   1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

37 3 14   11 4 5

Educational and health services

5   4   1    

Educational services

2   2        

Health care and social assistance

3       1    

Leisure and hospitality

19 8 7   4    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4   3        

Accommodation and food services

15 8 4   3    

Other services, except public administration

6 3          

Government(8)

29 3 17   6   1

Federal government

16   15        

State government

3           1

Local government

10 3 1   5    

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.