Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Texas
Characteristic 2016
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

545 74 244 10 90 50 75
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary(2)

459 60 210 8 76 40 63

Self-employed(3)

86 14 34   14 10 12
 

Gender

 

Women

36 9 18       3

Men

509 65 226 10 88 48 72
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

8   5        

20 to 24 years

37 5 18     6 5

25 to 34 years

99 12 49   11 13 13

35 to 44 years

110 14 52 3 19 9 13

45 to 54 years

118 21 46   17 12 19

55 to 64 years

117 14 52   28 8 13

65 years and over

55 7 22   13   11
 

Race or ethnic origin(4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

259 38 130   30 26 32

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

56 5 29   10   8

Hispanic or Latino

211 24 77 7 49 21 33

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

18 7 8     1  

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

50 15 23 1 4 3 4

Management occupations

13 6   1     3

Business and financial operations occupations

6   3        

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

7   5        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

6   5        

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

7 4 3        

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

6 3          

Service occupations

63 24 18   9 7 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

30 18 11        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

28 4 7   8 6 3

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

30 19 6   4    

Sales and related occupations

22 15     4    

Office and administrative support occupations

8 4 4        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

204 6 60 6 58 34 40

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

9   1       4

Construction and extraction occupations

132 4 35 5 47 19 22

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

63   24   9 14 14

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

182 6 126 3 15 5 27

Production occupations

27   6   7   10

Transportation and material moving occupations

155 5 120   8 4 17

Military occupations(6)

16 4 11     1  
 

Industry (NAICS)(7)

 

Private industry(8)

483 57 208 10 88 45 73

Goods producing

223 9 72 7 56 30 49

Natural resources and mining

54 3 25   4 6 14

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

19   5 1     7

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

35   20     4 7

Construction

133 4 38 4 44 24 19

Manufacturing

36   9   8   16

Service providing

260 48 136 3 32 15 24

Trade, transportation, and utilities

132 21 90   11   7

Wholesale trade

22   18   3    

Retail trade

21 16 3        

Transportation and warehousing

84 4 66   6   6

Utilities

5   3        

Information

6            

Financial activities

9 1 3       3

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

7 1          

Professional and business services

69 11 28   14 8 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

12 4 6        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

57 7 22   14 7 6

Educational and health services

11 3 6        

Educational services

5   5        

Health care and social assistance

6 3          

Leisure and hospitality

20 9 6     3  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8 3 4        

Accommodation and food services

12 6       3  

Other services, except public administration

13           6

Government(8)

62 17 36     5  

Federal government

21 4 14     1  

State government

8   5        

Local government

33 11 17        

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.