Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Florida
Selected
characteristics
2011
Total Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

226 44 89 4 36 27 26

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

176 33 65 4 30 22 22

Self Employed (3)

50 11 24 6 5 4

Gender

Men

211 39 84 34 27 24

Women

15 5 5 1

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

3 2

20 to 24 years

12 1 5 1 3

25 to 34 years

33 12 9 7

35 to 44 years

44 11 15 9 6 3

45 to 54 years

71 10 30 12 9 8

55 to 64 years

40 7 18 1 6 6

65 and over

23 11 7 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

133 18 62 4 22 12 15

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

32 7 14 3 3 5

Hispanic or Latino

53 14 11 10 12 6

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

6 5

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

204 36 82 2 34 24 26

Goods Producing

58 3 18 1 15 11 10

Natural resources and mining

13 4 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

13 4 7

Mining (7)

Construction

41 3 12 15 4 7

Manufacturing

4 1 1

Service providing

146 33 64 1 19 13 16

Trade, transportation, and utilities

65 12 35 6 3 9

Wholesale trade

8 3 3

Retail trade

20 7 8

Transportation and warehousing

36 5 24 4

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

5 3

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

3 1

Professional and business services

39 5 12 1 10 7 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5 1

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

34 5 10 10 5 4

Education and health services

10 3 7

Educational services

5 4

Health care and social assistance

5

Leisure and hospitality

16 7 3 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

9 1 3

Accommodation and food services

7 6

Other services

10 3 4

Government (6)

22 8 7 2 3

Federal

1 1

State

2

Local

18 7 6 3

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

19 5 7 1 3

Management occupations

9 4 2

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1 1

Community and social services occupations

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2 1 1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

47 17 8 10 9

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

21 11 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4 4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

19 4 8 6

Personal care and service occupations

3 1

Sales and office occupations

22 13 7

Sales and related occupations

16 10 6

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

70 4 23 1 20 11 11

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

11 4 5

Construction and extraction occupations

38 3 12 14 4 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

21 7 1 6 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

68 5 44 4 4 11

Production occupations

7 4 1

Transportation and material moving occupations

61 5 44 3 9

Military specific occupations (9)

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(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.
(5) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System. Industry data from 2009 to the present are classified using the North American Industry Classification System, 2007.
(6) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(7) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(8) Occupation data from 2003 to 2010 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2000. Occupation data from 2011 to the present are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010.
(9) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.

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. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State, New York City, District of Columbia, and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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