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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Florida
Characteristic 2020
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

275 36 90 3 77 43 25

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

234 28 82 3 62 39 19

Self-employed(3)

41 8 8   15 4 6

Gender

Women

32 8 8   7 6  

Men

243 28 82   70 37  

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

16         5  

25 to 34 years

48 11 14     7 7

35 to 44 years

55 10 14   10 16 5

45 to 54 years

65 6 26 1 16 8 8

55 to 64 years

60 5 20   26 5  

65 years and over

28   9   16    

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

151 19 53   39 25  

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

33 9     6 5  

Hispanic or Latino

82 3 25   32 12 10

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

             

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

31 10          

Management occupations

14 5     5    

Business and financial operations occupations

4            

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

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4 1          

Service occupations

54 4     20 14 5

Healthcare support occupations

3            

Protective service occupations

6 3          

Food preparation and serving related occupations

11 1     5 5  

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

29       11 8 5

Personal care and service occupations

5            

Sales and office occupations

21            

Sales and related occupations

14 8     3    

Office and administrative support occupations

7            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

99       37 17  

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7         3  

Construction and extraction occupations

67   10   33 11 8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

25 6 8   4 3 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

68            

Production occupations

8            

Transportation and material moving occupations

60   49     3 3

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

260 33 86 3 74 40 24

Goods producing

             

Natural resources and mining

          3  

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

13   7     3  

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

             

Construction

82   14   39 11 9

Manufacturing

10   4        

Service providing(10)

             

Trade, transportation, and utilities

    43       3

Wholesale trade

9   3       1

Retail trade

15 7 4        

Transportation and warehousing

44 1 36       2

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

6            

Professional and business services

        11 6  

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

28   5   11 6  

Educational and health services

  2   1     1

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

8 2   1     1

Leisure and hospitality

26       10    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6       3    

Accommodation and food services

20       7 9  

Other services, except public administration

10 3 4        

Government(8)

15           1

Federal government

3         1  

State government

4 2          

Local government

8         1 1

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.