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
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

114 26 12 7 47 5 16

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

85 18 7 5 39 4 11

Self Employed (3)

29 8 5 8 5

Sex

Men

101 25 11 7 40 5 12

Women

13 7 4

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

3

20-24

6 4

25-34

19 3 10

35-44

21 9 8 3

45-54

24 3 4 10 4

55-64

26 4 5 10 5

65 and older

14 6 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

86 23 9 6 33 4 10

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

12 7 3

Hispanic or Latino

12 4

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

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) 2010
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

114 85 29 101 13

Contact with objects and equipment

26 18 8 25

Struck by object

11 7 4 10

Struck by falling object

9 6 3 8

Caught in equipment or object

9 7 9

Caught in running equipment or machinery

4 4

Falls

12 7 5 11

Fall to lower level

10 5 5 10

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

5 4 5

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

7 5 7

Contact with electric current

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 4

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

47 39 8 40 7

Highway transportation incident

28 25 3 24 4

Collision between vehicles

11 10 9

Non-collision highway incident

8 8 7

Non-highway transportation incident

10 5 5 10

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

7 7 4 3

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

5 4 5

Assaults and violent acts

16 11 5 12 4

Homicides

11 8 3 8 3

Homicides - shooting

7 6 5

Self-inflicted injuries

3 3

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) 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

114 26 12 7 47 5 16

Private industry

106 26 12 5 43 4 16

Goods Producing

50 17 10 13 4 4

Natural resources and mining

26 12 9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25 11 9

Mining

Construction

20 4 9 4

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

56 9 3 30 12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20 3 14

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

4

Transportation and warehousing

15 12

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

3

Professional and business services

10 3 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

7 3

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4 3

Leisure and hospitality

10 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

7

Other services

7 5

Government (3)

8 4

Federal

State

Local

4

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) 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

114 26 12 7 47 5 16

Management, professional, and related occupations

30 5 17 4

Management occupations

20 5 8 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

5 5

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

19 6 8

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

5

Sales and office occupations

3

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

37 13 9 4 7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

13 8

Construction and extraction occupations

16 3 8 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

25 5 16 3

Production occupations

4

Transportation and material moving occupations

21 3 16

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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