Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Texas
Characteristic 2015
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

527 76 238 13 86 41 72
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary(2)

431 47 212 13 65 34 59

Self-employed(3)

96 29 26   21 7 13
 

Gender

 

Women

22 5 12        

Men

505 71 226 12 84 40 71
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

8   3        

20 to 24 years

42 5 21   4 5 6

25 to 34 years

85 14 38 3 12 8 10

35 to 44 years

104 17 47 6 17 5 12

45 to 54 years

120 18 52   22 16 12

55 to 64 years

116 17 53   14 5 25

65 years and over

52 3 24   15   7
 

Race or ethnic origin(4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

244 37 119 3 34 20 30

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

51 9 30   5 5  

Hispanic or Latino

220 23 86 10 45 16 40

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

12 7 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

40 12 18   3 4  

Management occupations

17 6 7        

Business and financial operations occupations

3            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

4   3        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

5         1  

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7   5        

Service occupations

60 18 15   13 9 5

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

21 12 8        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

33   6   11 9 5

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

33 21 10        

Sales and related occupations

29 19 8        

Office and administrative support occupations

4            

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

196 14 56 8 56 21 41

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

10 3 4       3

Construction and extraction occupations

119 5 34 6 39 16 19

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

67 6 18   17 5 19

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

192 11 133 4 13 7 23

Production occupations

26   7 4 8   4

Transportation and material moving occupations

166 10 126   5 5 19

Military occupations(6)

6   6        
 

Industry (NAICS)(7)

 

Private industry(8)

481 65 211 13 82 41 68

Goods producing

207 14 72 8 52 23 38

Natural resources and mining

53 6 26 5 4   10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

17 5 7       5

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

36   19 5 4   5

Construction

124 7 34   41 18 22

Manufacturing

30   12   7 3 6

Service providing

274 51 139 5 30 18 30

Trade, transportation, and utilities

161 29 99 4 6 7 15

Wholesale trade

22   11     3 4

Retail trade

34 19 10       4

Transportation and warehousing

100 8 77   3   7

Utilities

5            

Information

             

Financial activities

11   8        

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

9   6        

Professional and business services

55 8 17   14 9 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4            

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

51 6 15   14 9 7

Educational and health services

12 3 7        

Educational services

3   3        

Health care and social assistance

9 3 4        

Leisure and hospitality

13 6       1  

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8         1  

Accommodation and food services

5 4          

Other services, except public administration

20 4 6   3   6

Government(8)

46 11 27   4   4

Federal government

10   7        

State government

9   7        

Local government

27 9 13       3

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.