Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Florida
Selected
characteristics
2010
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

225 19 32 28 97 47

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

195 17 27 23 90 36

Self Employed (3)

30 5 5 7 11

Sex

Men

198 19 29 26 84 38

Women

27 3 13 9

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

9 3 3

25-34

37 4 5 18 8

35-44

44 5 4 7 18 10

45-54

57 3 11 7 25 11

55-64

58 5 12 6 22 13

65 and older

18 3 10

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

155 13 24 21 64 31

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

24 18

Hispanic or Latino

38 5 5 5 12 11

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

4 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, Florida
Event or exposure (1) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

225 195 30 198 27

Contact with objects and equipment

19 17 19

Struck by object

13 11 13

Struck by falling object

9 8 9

Caught in equipment or object

5 5 5

Caught in running equipment or machinery

3 3 3

Falls

32 27 5 29 3

Fall to lower level

21 17 4 21

Fall from ladder

7 6 7

Fall from roof

6 5 6

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

28 23 5 26

Contact with electric current

12 10 12

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

7 6 5

Oxygen deficiency

6 5 6

Transportation incident

97 90 7 84 13

Highway transportation incident

64 62 54 10

Collision between vehicles

37 36 30 7

Non-collision highway incident

12 12 11

Non-highway transportation incident

8 8 8

Overturned, non-highway

7 7 7

Struck by vehicle

12 11 11

Aircraft incident

6 6

Fires and explosions

Assaults and violent acts

47 36 11 38 9

Homicides

35 25 10 27 8

Homicides - shooting

32 24 8 24 8

Self-inflicted injuries

10 9 10

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, Florida
Selected industries (1) 2010
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

225 19 32 28 97 47

Private industry

204 19 29 26 87 41

Goods Producing

64 7 12 14 25 4

Natural resources and mining

13 9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

12 9

Mining

Construction

40 4 10 12 10 3

Manufacturing

11 6

Service providing

140 12 17 12 62 37

Trade, transportation, and utilities

58 5 3 4 33 13

Wholesale trade

5 3

Retail trade

19 4 10

Transportation and warehousing

33 3 26

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

9 5

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

8 5

Professional and business services

39 4 9 6 15 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6 4

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

33 4 8 5 11 5

Education and health services

7 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

5

Leisure and hospitality

18 11

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

7

Accommodation and food services

11 9

Other services

9 3 4

Government (3)

21 3 10 6

Federal

4

State

3

Local

13 6 5

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, Florida
Selected occupations (1) 2010
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

225 19 32 28 97 47

Management, professional, and related occupations

24 4 3 11 5

Management occupations

13 3 6

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

3

Service occupations

45 8 5 12 18

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

15 6 8

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6 5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

18 5 5 5

Personal care and service occupations

6 4

Sales and office occupations

28 4 9 13

Sales and related occupations

22 3 6 11

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

62 9 15 13 19 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 9

Construction and extraction occupations

35 4 10 11 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

16 5 5 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

64 7 4 45 7

Production occupations

10 3 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

54 5 43 4

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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