Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Texas

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

461 64 50 53 200 18 75

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

398 53 38 50 182 18 56

Self Employed (3)

63 11 12 3 18 19

Sex

Men

431 64 47 50 184 18 67

Women

30 3 3 16 8

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

4

20-24

25 4 4 3 8 6

25-34

101 16 7 15 45 7 11

35-44

86 16 5 12 35 5 12

45-54

113 13 12 13 48 4 23

55-64

83 7 15 7 40 12

65 and older

45 6 7 20 10

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

257 32 24 31 127 10 33

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

26 3 10 10

Hispanic or Latino

165 28 24 21 60 8 23

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

13 3 9

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

Total

461 398 63 431 30

Contact with objects and equipment

64 53 11 64

Struck by object

35 27 8 35

Struck by falling object

24 18 6 24

Caught in equipment or object

20 17 3 20

Caught in running equipment or machinery

6 5 6

Falls

50 38 12 47 3

Fall to lower level

45 34 11 43

Fall from ladder

11 5 6 11

Fall from roof

15 11 4 14

Fall from scaffold

3 3 3

Harmful substances or environments

53 50 3 50 3

Contact with electric current

27 25 27

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

12 12 9 3

Oxygen deficiency

6 5 6

Transportation incident

200 182 18 184 16

Highway transportation incident

135 125 10 127 8

Collision between vehicles

71 65 6 65 6

Non-collision highway incident

27 26 27

Non-highway transportation incident

14 10 4 13

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

26 25 21 5

Aircraft incident

17 14 3 15

Fires and explosions

18 18 18

Assaults and violent acts

75 56 19 67 8

Homicides

49 34 15 42 7

Homicides - shooting

39 26 13 32 7

Self-inflicted injuries

23 20 3 22

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, Texas
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

461 64 50 53 200 18 75

Private industry

419 60 48 52 174 17 67

Goods Producing

189 41 39 34 54 12 8

Natural resources and mining

73 16 5 7 37 4 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

28 6 17

Mining

45 10 4 5 20 4

Construction

89 20 33 20 10 5

Manufacturing

27 5 7 7 3 4

Service providing

230 19 9 18 120 5 59

Trade, transportation, and utilities

135 12 4 6 85 27

Wholesale trade

13 3 6 4

Retail trade

25 5 17

Transportation and warehousing

93 7 3 74 6

Utilities

4 4

Information

3 3

Financial activities

15 3 10

Finance and insurance

7 4

Real estate and rental and leasing

8 6

Professional and business services

29 4 5 13 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

12 8 3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

17 4 4 5

Education and health services

13 3 6 4

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

11 3 4 4

Leisure and hospitality

19 3 7 9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5 4

Accommodation and food services

14 3 9

Other services

16 3 3 4 4

Government (3)

42 4 26 8

Federal

7 4

State

6 3

Local

29 19 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, Texas
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

461 64 50 53 200 18 75

Management, professional, and related occupations

51 4 4 4 22 16

Management occupations

23 3 8 10

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

9 7

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

4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8 3

Service occupations

51 3 3 7 24 13

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

29 17 9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

15 3 5 5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

40 14 22

Sales and related occupations

27 4 22

Office and administrative support occupations

13 10

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

166 39 37 30 39 11 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

23 3 15

Construction and extraction occupations

98 25 32 18 16 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

45 11 4 10 8 5 7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

151 16 5 11 100 5 14

Production occupations

11 3 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

140 13 5 6 99 14

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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