Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Pennsylvania

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Pennsylvania
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

186 28 68 6 34 17 33

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

154 23 63 4 25 14 25

Self Employed (3)

32 5 5 9 3 8

Gender

Men

167 26 58 6 29 15 33

Women

19 2 10 5

Age

Under 16 years

2 1 1

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

2 1 1

20 to 24 years

10 1 3 2 2 2

25 to 34 years

23 5 7 3 6 2

35 to 44 years

29 5 13 1 4 3 3

45 to 54 years

48 10 17 1 8 3 9

55 to 64 years

49 6 21 10 1 9

65 and over

23 1 6 1 7 1 7

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

150 18 56 5 30 15 26

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

13 5 5

Hispanic or Latino

14 6 3

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

7 3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

174 23 64 5 32 17 33

Goods Producing

67 5 16 4 15 8 19

Natural resources and mining

20 5 3 3 9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

14 2 2 9

Mining (7)

6 3 1

Construction

30 8 11 3 6

Manufacturing

17 4 3 3 4

Service providing

107 18 48 1 17 9 14

Trade, transportation, and utilities

62 12 33 1 8 6

Wholesale trade

11 4 1 1 4

Retail trade

16 10 5

Transportation and warehousing

34 1 28

Utilities

1 1

Information

3 2 1

Financial activities

4 1

Finance and insurance

2

Real estate and rental and leasing

1

Professional and business services

22 6 8 2 5

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

20 5 7 2 5

Education and health services

6 1 2 3

Educational services

2 1 1

Health care and social assistance

4 1 3

Leisure and hospitality

7 1 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1

Accommodation and food services

5 1

Other services

3 1 1

Government (6)

12 5 4 1

Federal

2

State

2 1 1

Local

8 4 1 1

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

18 4 4 8

Management occupations

15 3 2 8

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

1 1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1 1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

26 7 6 6 4 3

Healthcare support occupations

1

Protective service occupations

8 5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3 1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

11 3 3 2 3

Personal care and service occupations

3

Sales and office occupations

17 9 4 3

Sales and related occupations

11 7 1

Office and administrative support occupations

6 2 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

55 12 3 15 8 16

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

9 2 2 5

Construction and extraction occupations

36 9 13 5 6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 1 1 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

70 7 42 3 8 5 5

Production occupations

16 4 3 3 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

54 3 41 6

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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