Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in North Carolina

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, North Carolina
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

148 29 51 4 28 12 24

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

115 21 36 4 23 12 19

Self Employed (3)

33 8 15 5 5

Gender

Men

139 26 46 4 27 12 24

Women

9 3 5

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

11 5

25 to 34 years

25 8 8 3 4

35 to 44 years

27 6 11 4 3

45 to 54 years

45 9 14 7 3 10

55 to 64 years

25 3 7 7 7

65 and over

14 3 6 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

99 19 37 3 20 5 15

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

21 6 9 4

Hispanic or Latino

21 3 5 5 5

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

3

Asian (non-Hispanic)

4

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

132 25 44 27 11 23

Goods Producing

53 3 11 17 9 12

Natural resources and mining

15 7 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

15 7 4

Mining (7)

Construction

32 4 14 8 6

Manufacturing

6

Service providing

79 22 33 10 11

Trade, transportation, and utilities

46 14 25 3

Wholesale trade

6 3

Retail trade

13 9

Transportation and warehousing

25 4 19

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

16 6 3 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

14 5 3 5

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

5 4

Other services

4 3

Government (6)

16 4 7

Federal

3

State

Local

11 3 4

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

14 5 6

Management occupations

10 4 4

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

27 4 9 5 6

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

11 4 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

14 6 5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

13 10

Sales and related occupations

11 9

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

48 10 18 9 9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

10 5

Construction and extraction occupations

25 13 7 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

13 4 4 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

43 8 24 3 6

Production occupations

7 3 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

36 5 24 3 3

Military specific occupations (9)

3

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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