Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Florida
Characteristic 2016
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

309 48 105 9 64 50 33

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

263 38 96 8 55 39 27

Self-employed(3)

46 10 9 1 9 11 6

Gender

Women

30 14 5   3 5  

Men

279 34 100 7 61 45 32

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

21 4 11     4  

25 to 34 years

46 10 11 1 8 12 4

35 to 44 years

58 10 22 5 4 11 6

45 to 54 years

77 12 29   15 11 8

55 to 64 years

74 9 21   24 9 10

65 years and over

32 3 11   13 3  

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

165 21 59 3 35 29 18

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

44 11 11 3 7 6 6

Hispanic or Latino

91 9 34 3 22 14 9

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

8 7          

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

22 9 5   3 5  

Management occupations

7 3 3        

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

    1        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1         1  

Community and social services occupations

1 1          

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

3   1        

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3 1          

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

71 12 17   17 16 8

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

14 3 8        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

43   9   12 12 7

Personal care and service occupations

7 3          

Sales and office occupations

27 16 6 1   3  

Sales and related occupations

21 13 6 1   1  

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

111 5 33   39 20 13

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12   7        

Construction and extraction occupations

68   17   32 9 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

31 3 9   6 9 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

77 6 44 6 4 5 12

Production occupations

12     3     5

Transportation and material moving occupations

65 5 44 3 3 3 7

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

286 45 94 9 59 47 32

Goods producing

107 5 33 6 33 13 17

Natural resources and mining

17   9       3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

17   9       3

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

             

Construction

76   22   29 11 11

Manufacturing

14     5     3

Service providing

179 40 61 3 26 34 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

68 16 35 1 6 5 5

Wholesale trade

10   6        

Retail trade

19 10 3 1 3    

Transportation and warehousing

37 5 24       4

Utilities

2   2        

Information

6   4        

Financial activities

7 2       1  

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

7 2       1  

Professional and business services

53 7 13   11 17 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

48 5 12   10 16 5

Educational and health services

11 3       4  

Educational services

4         1  

Health care and social assistance

7 3       3  

Leisure and hospitality

21 9 4   4 3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6 2          

Accommodation and food services

15 7 4        

Other services, except public administration

12 3 1       3

Government(8)

23 3 11   5 3  

Federal government

1   1        

State government

4         3  

Local government

18 3 9   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.