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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Texas

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

608 86 283 18 96 60 63

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

536 74 252   81   56

Self-employed(3)

72 12 31   15   7

Gender

Women

40 12 17   5   3

Men

568 74 266   91   60

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

6            

20 to 24 years

46 6 23     6 5

25 to 34 years

103 13 51     11 15

35 to 44 years

127 17 62 4 20 14 10

45 to 54 years

120 22 51   17 14 14

55 to 64 years

132 19 61 4 28 11 9

65 years and over

71 7 32   18   10

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

273 38 141 8 36 24 24

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

61 12 30     8  

Hispanic or Latino

241   99   52 28 31

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

28 12     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

46 12          

Management occupations

23 7 9   3    

Business and financial operations occupations

3            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

5   5        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

4            

Legal occupations

1 1          

Educational instruction and library occupations

3       3    

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3            

Service occupations

89       15   6

Healthcare support occupations

6 4          

Protective service occupations

29 17          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7            

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

46   10   12 16 6

Personal care and service occupations

1 1          

Sales and office occupations

40   14        

Sales and related occupations

31 19 9        

Office and administrative support occupations

9   5        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

193   62   55 26 31

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

15 4 6       5

Construction and extraction occupations

136 7 42 5 49 16 17

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

42   14   6 10 9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

236   162 10   12 23

Production occupations

34   14 5   5 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

202 13 148 5 11 7 18

Military occupations(6)

4            

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

573 74 267 18   60  

Goods producing

             

Natural resources and mining

72     6   7  

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

23            

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

49   29 6   7  

Construction

123   32     13  

Manufacturing

             

Service providing(10)

             

Trade, transportation, and utilities

195   127 7      

Wholesale trade

29 5 17        

Retail trade

24 18 3        

Transportation and warehousing

137     5   3  

Utilities

5         3  

Information

             

Financial activities

14            

Finance and insurance

4            

Real estate and rental and leasing

10            

Professional and business services

             

Professional, scientific, and technical services

13   9        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

             

Educational and health services

             

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

             

Leisure and hospitality

             

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

14 5          

Other services, except public administration

17 3 6 1      

Government(8)

35 12 16        

Federal government

9   5        

State government

             

Local government

24   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.