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
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

135 29 12 14 57 6 17

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

103 16 9 12 50 6 10

Self Employed (3)

32 13 3 7 7

Sex

Men

122 28 12 13 50 6 13

Women

13 7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

10 5 3

25-34

17 6 7 3

35-44

35 6 3 4 14 7

45-54

30 5 3 14 3 4

55-64

27 5 3 15

65 and older

14 3 3 7

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

105 21 9 12 45 5 13

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

8 6

Hispanic or Latino

14 5 3 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

6

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) 2006
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

135 103 32 122 13

Contact with objects and equipment

29 16 13 28

Struck by object

19 10 9 18

Struck by falling object

10 5 5 10

Caught in equipment or object

6 3 3 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3

Falls

12 9 3 12

Fall to lower level

10 7 3 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

14 12 13

Contact with electric current

8 6 8

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

3 3

Transportation incident

57 50 7 50 7

Highway transportation incident

42 38 4 37 5

Collision between vehicles

16 15 13 3

Non-collision highway incident

3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

4 3 4

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

6 5 6

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

6 6 6

Assaults and violent acts

17 10 7 13 4

Homicides

12 8 4 8 4

Homicides - shooting

9 5 4 7

Self-inflicted injuries

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) 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

135 29 12 14 57 6 17

Private industry

118 28 12 11 48 5 14

Goods Producing

55 24 7 6 11 4 3

Natural resources and mining

23 13 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

22 12 7

Mining

Construction

20 8 6 4

Manufacturing

12 3

Service providing

63 4 5 5 37 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

36 3 26 6

Wholesale trade

6 5

Retail trade

6 4

Transportation and warehousing

22 19

Utilities

Information

4 4

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

6 3

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

6 3

Education and health services

5

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

5

Government (3)

17 3 9 3

Federal

State

8 5

Local

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) 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

135 29 12 14 57 6 17

Management, professional, and related occupations

15 5 4 5

Management occupations

12 5 3 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

21 3 3 7 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

4

Sales and office occupations

5 4

Sales and related occupations

3 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

44 18 7 6 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 7

Construction and extraction occupations

24 9 7 4 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

9 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

47 4 5 34

Production occupations

9 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

38 33

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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