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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 2017
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

313 53 78 6 103 41 30

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

248 40 65 4 81 37 19

Self-employed(3)

65 13 13   22 4 11

Gender

Women

29 8 9   9    

Men

284 45 69 6 94 39 30

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

6 3 3        

20 to 24 years

13 4 6        

25 to 34 years

38 5 11   4 14 4

35 to 44 years

43 7 8   10 11 6

45 to 54 years

57 12 18   12 6 9

55 to 64 years

91 13 20 3 40 6 7

65 years and over

63 9 10   36   4

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

226 34 58 5 75 29 23

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

22 8 4   6 3  

Hispanic or Latino

43 7 9   16 8 3

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

17   5   6   3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

4            

Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

56 14 8   23 6 3

Management occupations

22 4 4   9   3

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

3            

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

7       4    

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

8       5    

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8 4          

Service occupations

60 16 9 4 20 7 3

Healthcare support occupations

5            

Protective service occupations

22 7 3 3 6 3  

Food preparation and serving related occupations

12       6 3  

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

16 4 3   5    

Personal care and service occupations

5            

Sales and office occupations

26 7 5   8 3 3

Sales and related occupations

20 5 5   6    

Office and administrative support occupations

6            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

99 7 14   41 19 18

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

9   6       3

Construction and extraction occupations

68   3   34 17 12

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

22 5 5   7   3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

67 6 41   11 5 3

Production occupations

12 3     3    

Transportation and material moving occupations

55 3 38   8 4  

Military occupations(6)

4 3          

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

268 36 71 3 92 35 29

Goods producing

102 3 21   41 18 18

Natural resources and mining

21   11   5   5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

19   10   4   5

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

             

Construction

69   6   34 16 11

Manufacturing

12   4        

Service providing

166 33 50   51 17 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

60 7 27   14 5 6

Wholesale trade

14   7   3   3

Retail trade

17 4 4   5 3  

Transportation and warehousing

29   16   6    

Utilities

             

Information

8       4    

Financial activities

14 6     4    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

12 4     4    

Professional and business services

21 6     9    

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4 3          

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

17 3     8    

Educational and health services

23 6 8   5 3  

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

20 6 6   4 3  

Leisure and hospitality

23 3 7   9 3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7   3        

Accommodation and food services

16   4   7    

Other services, except public administration

16 3 4   6   3

Government(8)

45 17 7 3 11 6  

Federal government

6 4          

State government

11 3 3     3  

Local government

28 10 3 3 9    

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.