Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

Create Customized Tables (one screen)Get detailed statistics for occupational fatalities.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Texas
Characteristic 2018
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

488 71 223 20 71 43 58

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

402 51 193 16 56 37 47

Self-employed(3)

86 20 30 4 15 6 11

Gender

Women

33 8 14   6    

Men

455 63 209 19 65 41 57

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

5       1 1  

20 to 24 years

32 4 13   3 8 4

25 to 34 years

99 16 46 3 8 14 12

35 to 44 years

98 16 45 9 9 7 12

45 to 54 years

115 13 55 4 17 7 18

55 to 64 years

89 14 44 3 17 4 6

65 years and over

50 7 19   16   5

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

219 34 108 8 25 21 22

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

56 9 24   8 6 8

Hispanic or Latino

198 23 86 11 35 14 28

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

          1  

Asian (non-Hispanic)

12 5 4        

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

49 12 20 5 6 3  

Management occupations

16 4 3 5      

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

11   8        

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

3   3        

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

6            

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7   4        

Service occupations

48 16 12   10 5 3

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

21 8 7   3    

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7 4          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

16 1 5   4 3 3

Personal care and service occupations

3 3          

Sales and office occupations

30 19 8        

Sales and related occupations

24 15 6        

Office and administrative support occupations

6 4          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

168 15 41 10 43 30 29

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

16   4     5 4

Construction and extraction occupations

105 8 28 6 32 16 15

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

47 6 9 4 9 9 10

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

190 8 140 4 10 5 23

Production occupations

16   4       4

Transportation and material moving occupations

174 6 136   8 3 19

Military occupations(6)

3   2        

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

454 60 209 19 68 41 57

Goods producing

198 12 73 10 42 29 32

Natural resources and mining

73 3 39 3 7 8 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

24   9   3 5 5

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

49   30 3 4 3 8

Construction

107 7 25 6 35 20 14

Manufacturing

18   9       5

Service providing

256 48 136 9 26 12 25

Trade, transportation, and utilities

164 22 109 4 13   14

Wholesale trade

20   12       3

Retail trade

28 16 6   4    

Transportation and warehousing

115 4 91   8   9

Utilities

             

Information

             

Financial activities

4 2          

Finance and insurance

1 1          

Real estate and rental and leasing

3 1          

Professional and business services

44 8 17   4 6 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

13   8        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

31 6 9   3 4 7

Educational and health services

12   5   3    

Educational services

4            

Health care and social assistance

8   3        

Leisure and hospitality

15 7     4    

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

             

Accommodation and food services

13 6     3    

Other services, except public administration

16 6 3       4

Government(8)

34 11 14   3    

Federal government

5   3        

State government

5   3        

Local government

23 8 7   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.