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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Florida
Characteristic 2019
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

306 43 106   69 44 39

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

269 40 92   59 40 35

Self-employed(3)

37 3 14   10 4 4

Gender

Women

27 10 6     9  

Men

279 33 100   67 35 39

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

3            

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

14 4 5        

25 to 34 years

38 9 11     12  

35 to 44 years

78 11 28     18 11

45 to 54 years

61 9 23   17 7 5

55 to 64 years

69 6 27   17 5 11

65 years and over

41 4 12   16   7

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

150 22 49   33 26 18

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

41 9 15   6 6 4

Hispanic or Latino

109 8 40   30 12 17

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

3            

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

    11        

Management occupations

6   3        

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1 1          

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Educational instruction and library occupations

1 1          

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

4            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4            

Service occupations

59 10 15   7    

Healthcare support occupations

3            

Protective service occupations

10 4 4        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6         3  

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

36 1 8   7 9 10

Personal care and service occupations

4            

Sales and office occupations

        3 3  

Sales and related occupations

10       3 3  

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

127   34   48    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

16   8     5  

Construction and extraction occupations

83 5 19   42 10 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

28 5 7   6   6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

82 9 44   7 6 15

Production occupations

12         3 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

70 7 44   5 3 10

Military occupations(6)

1   1        

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

294 39 100       39

Goods producing

             

Natural resources and mining

17 1          

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

17 1          

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

             

Construction

91   22       7

Manufacturing

             

Service providing(10)

             

Trade, transportation, and utilities

    30       10

Wholesale trade

5   3        

Retail trade

13 3         4

Transportation and warehousing

             

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

14            

Finance and insurance

4            

Real estate and rental and leasing

10 3          

Professional and business services

58 3 18       12

Professional, scientific, and technical services

10   7        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

48 3 11       12

Educational and health services

12 4          

Educational services

3            

Health care and social assistance

9 4 3        

Leisure and hospitality

14            

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5   3        

Accommodation and food services

9            

Other services, except public administration

13 4 3       3

Government(8)

12 4 6        

Federal government

2            

State government

2            

Local government

8   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. Cases where employee status is unknown are included in the counts of wage and salary workers.
(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 Hispanics and Latinos. Cases where ethnicity is unknown are included in counts of non-Hispanic workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For complete information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page. Cases where occupation is unknown are included in the total.
(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 complete information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page. Cases where ownership is unknown are included in private industry counts. Cases where industry is unknown are included in the service sector counts.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system. Cases where ownership is unknown are included in private industry counts. Cases classified as foreign government and other government are included in all government counts, but not displayed separately.
(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.
(10) Cases where industry is unknown are included in the service sector counts.

Note: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. For complete information on how the data are coded and presented see our definitions page at http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshcfdef.htm. 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.