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
2008
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

123 37 18 14 29 3 22

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

83 18 17 12 19 15

Self Employed (3)

40 19 10 7

Sex

Men

113 36 16 12 27 3 19

Women

10 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

5 3

25-34

16 4 3 5 3

35-44

29 14 3 5 7

45-54

35 4 6 6 11 7

55-64

17 7 3 3

65 and older

20 5 9 6

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

99 31 17 10 27 3 11

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

7 4

Hispanic or Latino

12 4 4

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 York (except N.Y.C)
Event or exposure (1) 2008
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

123 83 40 113 10

Contact with objects and equipment

37 18 19 36

Struck by object

22 11 11 22

Struck by falling object

21 10 11 21

Caught in equipment or object

12 4 8 11

Caught in running equipment or machinery

7 5 7

Falls

18 17 16

Fall to lower level

16 15 16

Fall from ladder

5 5 5

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

14 12 12

Contact with electric current

7 7 7

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

5 4 3

Transportation incident

29 19 10 27

Highway transportation incident

11 9 11

Collision between vehicles

6 5 6

Non-collision highway incident

Non-highway transportation incident

9 4 5 8

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

7 5 6

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3 3

Assaults and violent acts

22 15 7 19 3

Homicides

14 9 5 11 3

Homicides - shooting

9 5 4 7

Self-inflicted injuries

6 4 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.

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) 2008
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

123 37 18 14 29 3 22

Private industry

109 36 14 12 24 3 20

Goods Producing

43 21 9 5 7

Natural resources and mining

22 15 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

21 14 5

Mining

Construction

14 4 6

Manufacturing

7 3

Service providing

66 15 5 7 17 20

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25 4 12 8

Wholesale trade

4 3

Retail trade

6 3 3

Transportation and warehousing

15 6 7

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

16 7 3 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

3 3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

13 7 3

Education and health services

4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

11 3

Government (3)

14 4 5

Federal

State

4

Local

10 3 3

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(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) 2008
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

123 37 18 14 29 3 22

Management, professional, and related occupations

20 6 3 3 4

Management occupations

12 5 3

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

23 6 4 3 8

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10 5 3

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

8 3

Sales and related occupations

5 3

Office and administrative support occupations

3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

35 15 9 4 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

10 8

Construction and extraction occupations

17 4 7 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

37 9 3 3 14 7

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

32 7 3 13 7

Military specific occupations

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 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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