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 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

236 43 86 9 45 17 35

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

171 25 68 8 32 13 24

Self-employed(3)

65 18 18 1 13 4 11

Gender

Women

22 6 8   3   4

Men

214 37 78 9 42 17 31

Age

Under 16 years

1           1

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

3            

20 to 24 years

7   4        

25 to 34 years

42 11 9   8 9 4

35 to 44 years

30 10 7   7   4

45 to 54 years

71 10 24 5 15 5 11

55 to 64 years

47 9 23   7   5

65 years and over

35   18   8   7

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

143 16 65 5 23 9 24

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

29 11 11        

Hispanic or Latino

51 11 7   16 6 8

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

8 5          

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

3            

Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

53 14 25   7   5

Management occupations

28 10 9   4   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

7   3        

Service occupations

41 9 12 3 10 3 4

Healthcare support occupations

4            

Protective service occupations

15 5 5 2   1  

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

14   4   6 1 2

Personal care and service occupations

4 3          

Sales and office occupations

19 9 7       1

Sales and related occupations

13 6 4       1

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3 3        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

67 1 12 4 26 7 17

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5   3     1 1

Construction and extraction occupations

47   8   23 4 12

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

15 1 1 4 3   4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

56 10 30     3 8

Production occupations

11           4

Transportation and material moving occupations

45 8 29     2 4

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

213 37 77 7 43 16 32

Goods producing

88 7 23 3 27 7 21

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

53 1 10   25 6 11

Manufacturing

13 3   3     4

Service providing

125 30 54 4 16 9 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

43 16 20       3

Wholesale trade

6   2        

Retail trade

14 9 4        

Transportation and warehousing

23 6 14        

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

6   3       1

Finance and insurance

2            

Real estate and rental and leasing

4           1

Professional and business services

28 4 10 2 8   2

Professional, scientific, and technical services

7 3          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

21   8 2 6   2

Educational and health services

13   4   4    

Educational services

3   1        

Health care and social assistance

10   3        

Leisure and hospitality

13   9        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7   7        

Accommodation and food services

6            

Other services, except public administration

20 6 7 1     3

Government(8)

23 6 9 2   1 3

Federal government

1            

State government

3            

Local government

19 3 8 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.