Fatal occupational injuries in Georgia

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

180 24 68 6 37 20 25

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

138 18 49 5 29 17 20

Self-employed(3)

42 6 19   8 3 5

Gender

Women

8 2 3        

Men

172 22 65 6 35 20 24

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

3       2    

20 to 24 years

15 3 4   3 3  

25 to 34 years

27 3 9   3 5 6

35 to 44 years

42 5 18   7 5 5

45 to 54 years

40 5 14 2 13 3 3

55 to 64 years

34 7 13   7 3 4

65 years and over

18 1 9       4

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

112 15 42 5 21 13 16

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

36 6 21   4    

Hispanic or Latino

26   4   10 5 6

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)

4            

Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

16 4 9        

Management occupations

3 1          

Business and financial operations occupations

3            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

1            

Legal occupations

3 1          

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

6   5        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

28 3 14 1 4 3 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

11 2 7 1 1    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3         3  

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12   5   3   3

Personal care and service occupations

2            

Sales and office occupations

13 9          

Sales and related occupations

11 8          

Office and administrative support occupations

  1          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

58 4 9 3 24 12 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4   2        

Construction and extraction occupations

33 1 4 1 20 4 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

21 3 3   4 8  

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

64 3 35   6 5 14

Production occupations

14           8

Transportation and material moving occupations

50 3 34   4 3 6

Military occupations(6)

1 1          

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

165 21 61 5 33 20 25

Goods producing

75   19   24 11 17

Natural resources and mining

10   8        

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

10   8        

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

             

Construction

38 1 6 1 20 7 3

Manufacturing

27   5   4 4 12

Service providing

90 19 42 3 9 9 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

49 12 25   3 3 6

Wholesale trade

6            

Retail trade

11 9          

Transportation and warehousing

31 3 23        

Utilities

1           1

Information

2   2        

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

16 3 5   5    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

11       4    

Educational and health services

1   1        

Educational services

1   1        

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

10   5     3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6   5        

Accommodation and food services

4 1       3  

Other services, except public administration

10 1 4        

Government(8)

15 3 7 1 4    

Federal government

             

State government

4   2 1 1    

Local government

9 1 5   3    

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.