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
2004
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

147 19 25 19 54 6 24

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

101 15 13 13 42 6 12

Self Employed (3)

46 4 12 6 12 12

Sex

Men

136 19 25 18 49 6 19

Women

11 5 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

9 3

25-34

30 3 10 10 6

35-44

38 6 5 4 15 3 5

45-54

30 5 6 9 7

55-64

24 4 6 9 4

65 and older

13 4 7

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

122 17 24 14 45 5 17

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

6 3

Hispanic or Latino

12 4 5

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

4

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

3

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino 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) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

147 101 46 136 11

Contact with objects and equipment

19 15 4 19

Struck by object

9 8 9

Struck by falling object

6 6 6

Caught in equipment or object

7 5 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 4 5

Falls

25 13 12 25

Fall to lower level

24 12 12 24

Fall from ladder

9 5 4 9

Fall from roof

4 4

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

19 13 6 18

Contact with electric current

12 7 5 12

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

3 3 3

Oxygen deficiency

4 3 3

Transportation incident

54 42 12 49 5

Highway transportation incident

30 24 6 25 5

Collision between vehicles

20 15 5 16 4

Non-collision highway incident

6 5 5

Non-highway transportation incident

6 3 3 6

Overturned, non-highway

4 3 4

Struck by vehicle

15 14 15

Aircraft incident

3 3

Fires and explosions

6 6 6

Assaults and violent acts

24 12 12 19 5

Homicides

18 8 10 16

Homicides - shooting

10 4 6 10

Self-inflicted injuries

4 3 3

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(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, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

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) 2004
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

147 19 25 19 54 6 24

Private industry

Goods Producing

51 10 14 11 14

Natural resources and mining

15 4 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 3 7

Mining

Construction

26 12 8 3

Manufacturing

10 4 4

Service providing

78 8 9 7 29 5 20

Trade, transportation, and utilities

30 4 5 13 5

Wholesale trade

4

Retail trade

5 3

Transportation and warehousing

17 3 11

Utilities

4

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

17 3 8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

13 3 6

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

12 8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3 3

Accommodation and food services

9 5

Other services

12 3 3

Government (3)

18 11 3

Federal

3 3

State

Local

14 7 3

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) 2004
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

147 19 25 19 54 6 24

Management, professional, and related occupations

24 4 11 5

Management occupations

14 6 3

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

4

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

24 4 4 5 10

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

10 5 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7 3 3

Personal care and service occupations

4 3

Sales and office occupations

10 3 5

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

48 9 15 11 8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

6

Construction and extraction occupations

28 3 12 8 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

14 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

41 5 3 27 3

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

35 3 26

Military specific occupations

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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