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

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

162 20 77 7 21 11 25

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

109 8 59 6 12 7 16

Self-employed(3)

53 12 18 1 9 4 9

Gender

Women

18 5 8       4

Men

144 15 69 7 21 11 21

Age

Under 16 years

1           1

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

3           1

25 to 34 years

23 5 8   3 5  

35 to 44 years

17 4 7   3   3

45 to 54 years

54 4 22 4 10 5 8

55 to 64 years

36 5 22       5

65 years and over

26   15   4   5

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

123 13 61 5 15 6 22

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

10   7        

Hispanic or Latino

24 3 7 2 5 5  

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

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

45 12 24   3   5

Management occupations

22 8 8   1   5

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

6   5        

Legal occupations

1            

Education, training, and library occupations

    1        

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

6   5        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

6   3        

Service occupations

26 2 9 2 7 2 4

Healthcare support occupations

3            

Protective service occupations

8   3 2   1  

Food preparation and serving related occupations

1            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12   4   5 1 2

Personal care and service occupations

2 2          

Sales and office occupations

12 3 7       1

Sales and related occupations

8   4       1

Office and administrative support occupations

4   3        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

42 1 12 4 11 5 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5   3     1 1

Construction and extraction occupations

24   8   9   5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13 1 1 4     3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

37   25     2 6

Production occupations

6           4

Transportation and material moving occupations

31   24     2 2

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

146 19 70 5 19 10 22

Goods producing

58 6 22   11 4 13

Natural resources and mining

22 3 11   1 1 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

22 3 11   1 1 6

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

             

Construction

28 1 10   10 3 4

Manufacturing

8           3

Service providing

88 13 48 3 8 6 9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28 5 18        

Wholesale trade

6   2        

Retail trade

8 3 4        

Transportation and warehousing

14   12        

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

3           1

Finance and insurance

1            

Real estate and rental and leasing

            1

Professional and business services

23   9 2 6   2

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

18   7 2 5   2

Educational and health services

10   4        

Educational services

    1        

Health care and social assistance

8   3        

Leisure and hospitality

9   8        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7   7        

Accommodation and food services

             

Other services, except public administration

15 3 7 1   2  

Government(8)

16 1 7 2   1 3

Federal government

             

State government

             

Local government

16 1 7 2   1 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.