Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in New Jersey

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, New Jersey
Selected
characteristics
2006
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

88 9 13 3 39 6 18

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

79 8 10 3 36 5 17

Self Employed (3)

9 3 3

Sex

Men

81 9 12 3 35 6 16

Women

7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

5

25-34

21 4 13

35-44

21 4 3 6 5

45-54

15 3 6 4

55-64

10 6 3

65 and older

11 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

50 6 6 27 4 6

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

6

Hispanic or Latino

28 6 9 8

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

3

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 Jersey
Event or exposure (1) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

88 79 9 81 7

Contact with objects and equipment

9 8 9

Struck by object

7 6 7

Struck by falling object

5 4 5

Caught in equipment or object

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

13 10 3 12

Fall to lower level

12 9 3 11

Fall from ladder

3

Fall from roof

3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

3 3 3

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

39 36 3 35 4

Highway transportation incident

22 20 19 3

Collision between vehicles

14 12 11 3

Non-collision highway incident

4 4 4

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

7 7 6

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

6 5 6

Assaults and violent acts

18 17 16

Homicides

15 14 13

Homicides - shooting

9 8 8

Self-inflicted injuries

3 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 Jersey
Selected industries (1) 2006
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

88 9 13 3 39 6 18

Private industry

79 9 13 3 36 15

Goods Producing

30 4 12 3 9

Natural resources and mining

7 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

6 4

Mining

Construction

19 12 3

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

49 5 27 13

Trade, transportation, and utilities

29 4 15 8

Wholesale trade

5

Retail trade

9 6

Transportation and warehousing

15 12

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

7 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

6 4

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

4

Government (3)

9 3 3 3

Federal

State

3

Local

6 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 Jersey
Selected occupations (1) 2006
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

88 9 13 3 39 6 18

Management, professional, and related occupations

7 4

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

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

13 6 3 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 3 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5 4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 6

Sales and related occupations

6 4

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

32 5 12 7 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5

Construction and extraction occupations

17 3 10 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

28 3 20 3

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

28 3 20 3

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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