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 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

272 47 83   64 29 41

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

211 37 67   46 24 29

Self-employed(3)

61 10 16   18 5 12

Gender

Women

16 7 3     3  

Men

256 40 80   62 26 40

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

13   5       3

25 to 34 years

27 8 10   5    

35 to 44 years

53 11 15   13 8 4

45 to 54 years

59 11 14   9 8 12

55 to 64 years

72 10 21   23 6 11

65 years and over

44 5 15   13   9

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

191 23 63   44 21 33

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

28 11 4   5 5 3

Hispanic or Latino

47 11 14   13 3 5

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

6            

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

43 10 9   8 8 8

Management occupations

23 4 4   5 3 7

Business and financial operations occupations

1   1        

Computer and mathematical occupations

1   1        

Architecture and engineering occupations

2   1        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

4            

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

4            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

52 17 8 1 14 7  

Healthcare support occupations

4            

Protective service occupations

17 8 4 1      

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 4          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

23   4   14 3  

Personal care and service occupations

3            

Sales and office occupations

17 5 7     3  

Sales and related occupations

15 4 6     3  

Office and administrative support occupations

    1        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

93 10 23   35 5 19

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

8   5       3

Construction and extraction occupations

60 5 12   29 3 10

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

25 5 6   6   6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

65 4 36   6 5 11

Production occupations

12         4 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

53   34   6   8

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

241 39 76   60 23 39

Goods producing

106 7 25   36 5 29

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

71 5 14   33 4 14

Manufacturing

12           4

Service providing

135 32 51   24 18 10

Trade, transportation, and utilities

59 9 33   6 6 5

Wholesale trade

9   7       1

Retail trade

19 6 5     4  

Transportation and warehousing

29   21   3    

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

8 3          

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

8 3          

Professional and business services

25 3 7   10   3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3   1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

22 1 6   10   3

Educational and health services

10 5          

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

8 4 1        

Leisure and hospitality

20 8 4   4 4  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6 1          

Accommodation and food services

14 7     3    

Other services, except public administration

11 4          

Government(8)

31 8 7   4 6  

Federal government

4   1        

State government

6   3        

Local government

21 7 3     4  

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.