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
2009
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

122 20 16 8 53 6 19

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

87 8 13 5 41 6 14

Self Employed (3)

35 12 3 3 12 5

Sex

Men

104 20 13 6 44 6 15

Women

18 3 9 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

7 3 3

25-34

19 3 7 4

35-44

18 9 3 3

45-54

32 6 3 18 3

55-64

23 5 6 9

65 and older

21 5 5 6 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

101 19 12 6 46 5 13

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

3

Hispanic or Latino

15 3 6 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) 2009
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

122 87 35 104 18

Contact with objects and equipment

20 8 12 20

Struck by object

11 3 8 11

Struck by falling object

6 5 6

Caught in equipment or object

7 3 4 7

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

16 13 3 13 3

Fall to lower level

13 10 3 11

Fall from ladder

3

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

8 5 3 6

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

6 4 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

53 41 12 44 9

Highway transportation incident

14 13 14

Collision between vehicles

5 5 5

Non-collision highway incident

4 3 4

Non-highway transportation incident

6 3 3 6

Overturned, non-highway

4 3 4

Struck by vehicle

6 4 6

Aircraft incident

25 19 6 16 9

Fires and explosions

6 6 6

Assaults and violent acts

19 14 5 15 4

Homicides

17 13 4 13 4

Homicides - shooting

9 7 6

Self-inflicted injuries

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) 2009
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

122 20 16 8 53 6 19

Private industry

106 20 15 6 46 3 16

Goods Producing

39 13 4 18

Natural resources and mining

9 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

9 6

Mining

Construction

16 6 3 5

Manufacturing

14 11

Service providing

67 7 11 5 28 14

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26 5 12 7

Wholesale trade

3 3

Retail trade

7 5

Transportation and warehousing

16 12

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

18 3 5 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6 6

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

12 3 5

Education and health services

5

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

9 3

Government (3)

16 7 3

Federal

State

8 5

Local

7

Footnotes
(1) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Industry data after 2008 are classified using the 2007 NAICS.
(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) 2009
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

122 20 16 8 53 6 19

Management, professional, and related occupations

45 6 3 24 10

Management occupations

24 6 12 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

3

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4

Service occupations

27 3 6 4 7 4 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

12 3 4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8 3

Sales and related occupations

7 3

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

19 8 3 6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

13 5 3 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

23 3 13 3

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

21 13 3

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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