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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Georgia

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Georgia
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

207 36 81 1 29 30 28

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

156 28 65 1 16 22 22

Self-employed(3)

51 8 16   13 8 6

Gender

Women

27 5 12   5 3  

Men

180 31 69 1 24 27  

Age

Under 16 years

          1  

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

17   12        

25 to 34 years

35 7       10 5

35 to 44 years

49 7 22 1 7 6 6

45 to 54 years

43 10 15       6

55 to 64 years

39 6 13   6 6 7

65 years and over

21   9   6    

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

91 14 38   14 13 12

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

74 15 32   5 10 9

Hispanic or Latino

37   11   10 7  

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

5            

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

16 5          

Management occupations

11 5 6        

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Educational instruction and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

1            

Service occupations

38         9 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

10 7          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4         4  

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

21 2 5   8 3 3

Personal care and service occupations

3            

Sales and office occupations

11   4     1 1

Sales and related occupations

4 2 1       1

Office and administrative support occupations

7   3     1  

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

67 7     18 14  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7            

Construction and extraction occupations

47 5 10   15 8 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13   3   1 4 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

66 8   1   5 10

Production occupations

12 4   1   3 2

Transportation and material moving occupations

54 4 40       8

Military occupations(6)

8            

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

185 26 72 1 29    

Goods producing

             

Natural resources and mining

12 1     3    

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

11 1          

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

1       1    

Construction

47   10        

Manufacturing

             

Service providing(10)

             

Trade, transportation, and utilities

42 4 30        

Wholesale trade

8   4        

Retail trade

9 2 5        

Transportation and warehousing

25 2 21        

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

4            

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

             

Professional and business services

30   10        

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1   1        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

29   9        

Educational and health services

5 2          

Educational services

1            

Health care and social assistance

4 2          

Leisure and hospitality

11 6          

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

11 6          

Other services, except public administration

6            

Government(8)

22 10 9        

Federal government

11            

State government

             

Local government

11            

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.