Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in New York (except N.Y.C)

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New York (except N.Y.C)
Selected
characteristics
2003
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 16 21 6 65 23

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

99 11 20 3 53 11

Self Employed (3)

34 5 3 12 12

Sex

Men

121 16 20 5 59 19

Women

12 6 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

18 15

25-34

26 4 3 13 3

35-44

24 5 3 11 4

45-54

33 4 5 15 7

55-64

19 6 6 4

65 and older

12 4 4 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

104 15 14 4 54 15

Black, non-Hispanic

11 3 4

Hispanic

8 3 3

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

Pacific Islander

Multiple

Other or not reported

8 3 5

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic workers.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, New York (except N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2003
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

133 99 34 121 12

Contact with objects and equipment

16 11 5 16

Struck by object

8 4 4 8

Struck by falling object

7 4 3 7

Caught in equipment or object

3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

21 20 20

Fall to lower level

18 17 18

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

4 4 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

6 3 3 5

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

65 53 12 59 6

Highway transportation incident

31 25 6 27 4

Collision between vehicles

10 9 8

Non-collision highway incident

6 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

4 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

13 11 11

Aircraft incident

12 12 12

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

23 11 12 19 4

Homicides

15 5 10 11 4

Homicides - shooting

7 3 4 6

Self-inflicted injuries

6 5 6

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, New York (except N.Y.C)
Selected industries (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 16 21 6 65 23

Private industry

108 16 18 4 47 21

Goods Producing

47 12 12 4 12 6

Natural resources and mining

17 5 6 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

17 5 6 6

Mining

Construction

23 3 9 4 6

Manufacturing

7 4 3

Service providing

61 4 6 35 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33 3 21 8

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

11 4 5

Transportation and warehousing

17 14

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

13 3 5 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

9 3 4

Education and health services

4 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3 3

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

4

Other services

Government (3)

25 3 18

Federal

12 11

State

Local

8

Footnotes:
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, New York (except N.Y.C)
Selected occupations (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

133 16 21 6 65 23

Management, professional, and related occupations

21 9 8

Management occupations

13 6 7

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

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

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

14 3 3 5 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

12 4 7

Sales and related occupations

9 3 6

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

33 9 12 5 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6 4

Construction and extraction occupations

18 3 7 4 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

42 3 4 30 4

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

36 3 29

Military specific occupations

11 11

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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