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 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

216 27 76   51 24 32

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

161 20 60   36 19 20

Self-employed(3)

55 7 16   15 5 12

Gender

Women

14 5 3     3  

Men

202 22 73   49 21 31

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

10   5        

25 to 34 years

18 3 10   3    

35 to 44 years

40 5 14   11 8  

45 to 54 years

45 7 10   8 6 10

55 to 64 years

58 5 20   18 4 10

65 years and over

41 5 14   11   9

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

173 17 61   40 20 29

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

14 3 3   3   3

Hispanic or Latino

27 6 12   7    

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)

             

Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

37 7 9   7 6 8

Management occupations

21 3 4   5   7

Business and financial operations occupations

1   1        

Computer and mathematical occupations

1   1        

Architecture and engineering occupations

1   1        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

3            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

4            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

          1  

Service occupations

41 11 7   12 6  

Healthcare support occupations

3            

Protective service occupations

11 4 3        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

20   4   12    

Personal care and service occupations

3            

Sales and office occupations

10   6        

Sales and related occupations

9   5        

Office and administrative support occupations

1   1        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

69 4 21   26 4 14

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

8   5       3

Construction and extraction occupations

42   11   21 3 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

19   5   5   6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

57 3 33   5 5 8

Production occupations

11         4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

46   31   5   5

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

194 21 70   49 21 30

Goods producing

84 3 24   27 5 22

Natural resources and mining

23   9   3   11

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

22   8   3   11

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

1            

Construction

50   13   24 4 7

Manufacturing

11           4

Service providing

110 18 46   22 16 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

49 4 31   6 5 3

Wholesale trade

8   6       1

Retail trade

11   5     3  

Transportation and warehousing

28   20   3    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

6            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

6            

Professional and business services

22   7   9   3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

    1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

20   6   9   3

Educational and health services

8 3          

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

6   1        

Leisure and hospitality

14 5     3 4  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5 1          

Accommodation and food services

9 4          

Other services, except public administration

10 3          

Government(8)

22 6 6     3  

Federal government

3   1        

State government

3            

Local government

16 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.