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
2005
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

151 29 16 14 69 3 20

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

125 24 9 11 62 17

Self Employed (3)

26 5 7 7

Sex

Men

134 29 14 14 57 3 17

Women

17 12 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

5 3

20-24

14 6 3

25-34

30 10 4 12

35-44

35 7 4 4 17 3

45-54

36 4 6 16 8

55-64

24 4 3 13 3

65 and older

5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

125 24 12 10 61 16

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

13 3 6 3

Hispanic or Latino

12 4 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

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) 2005
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

151 125 26 134 17

Contact with objects and equipment

29 24 5 29

Struck by object

14 12 14

Struck by falling object

12 10 12

Caught in equipment or object

9 7 9

Caught in running equipment or machinery

7 5 7

Falls

16 9 7 14

Fall to lower level

14 7 7 12

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

14 11 14

Contact with electric current

6 4 6

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

69 62 7 57 12

Highway transportation incident

45 41 4 35 10

Collision between vehicles

23 22 18 5

Non-collision highway incident

4 4 3

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

17 16 15

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

20 17 17 3

Homicides

12 9 10

Homicides - shooting

8 8 7

Self-inflicted injuries

7 7 6

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) 2005
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

151 29 16 14 69 3 20

Private industry

130 26 13 11 59 3 18

Goods Producing

51 18 8 9 11 3

Natural resources and mining

12 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

11 6

Mining

Construction

30 8 7 6 7

Manufacturing

9 3

Service providing

79 8 5 48 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

49 33 11

Wholesale trade

6

Retail trade

11 6 4

Transportation and warehousing

31 25 5

Utilities

Information

4 4

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4

Education and health services

9 6

Educational services

6 3

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

8 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7 3

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

21 3 3 3 10

Federal

3

State

Local

16 3 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) 2005
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

151 29 16 14 69 3 20

Management, professional, and related occupations

16 8 3

Management occupations

4

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

7 3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

22 5 4 9

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 3 3

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

9 6

Sales and related occupations

7 6

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

48 15 8 9 12

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

7 4

Construction and extraction occupations

31 8 7 5 9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 3 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

55 7 37 7

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

49 6 36 5

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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