Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Oklahoma

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Oklahoma
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

94 18 9 11 42 7 7

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

86 14 9 9 41 6 7

Self Employed (3)

8 4

Sex

Men

91 18 8 11 40 7 7

Women

3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

8 3

25-34

15 3 6 3

35-44

23 7 10

45-54

24 3 3 3 10 3

55-64

17 5 9

65 and older

6 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

68 15 7 8 28 6 4

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

Hispanic or Latino

17 8

American Indian or Alaska Native

7 5

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

Total

94 86 8 91 3

Contact with objects and equipment

18 14 4 18

Struck by object

12 9 3 12

Struck by falling object

7 7 7

Caught in equipment or object

3 3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

9 9 8

Fall to lower level

7 7 6

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

3 3 3

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

11 9 11

Contact with electric current

6 4 6

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

3 3 3

Transportation incident

42 41 40

Highway transportation incident

22 22 20

Collision between vehicles

6 6 4

Non-collision highway incident

6 6 6

Non-highway transportation incident

6 6 6

Overturned, non-highway

3 3 3

Struck by vehicle

6 6 6

Aircraft incident

6 6 6

Fires and explosions

7 6 7

Assaults and violent acts

7 7 7

Homicides

4 4 4

Homicides - shooting

3 3 3

Self-inflicted injuries

3 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, Oklahoma
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

94 18 9 11 42 7 7

Private industry

87 17 9 10 37 7 7

Goods Producing

50 15 4 7 17 5

Natural resources and mining

17 7 5 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

6 5

Mining

11 4 3

Construction

21 3 3 4 8

Manufacturing

12 5

Service providing

37 5 3 20 5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

21 3 11

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

6

Transportation and warehousing

13 9

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

10 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

8 4

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

Government (3)

7 5

Federal

State

Local

5 3

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, Oklahoma
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

94 18 9 11 42 7 7

Management, professional, and related occupations

14 5 7

Management occupations

9 5

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

9 5 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

8

Sales and related occupations

7

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

33 7 5 4 12 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

26 4 5 10 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

30 4 5 16

Production occupations

7

Transportation and material moving occupations

23 4 15

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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