Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Puerto Rico

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Puerto Rico
Total Event or exposure (1)
and other
injuries by
persons or
Exposure to
substances or
with objects


33 20 5 3 4

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

24 11 5 3 4

Self Employed (3)

9 9



31 18 5 3 4


2 2


Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

25 to 34 years

9 7 1

35 to 44 years

15 8 3

45 to 54 years

2 1 1

55 to 64 years

7 4

65 and over

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

Hispanic or Latino

33 20 5 3 4

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

24 16 2 3

Goods Producing

Natural resources and mining

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

Mining (7)



Service providing

22 16 2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5 4

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

4 4

Transportation and warehousing



Financial activities

1 1

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

1 1

Professional and business services

6 4 1 1

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

6 4 1 1

Education and health services

1 1

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

1 1

Leisure and hospitality

7 7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

7 7

Other services


Government (6)

9 4 1 1



9 4 1 1


Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

1 1

Management occupations

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

1 1

Service occupations

15 13 1 1

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

9 8 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5 5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

1 1

Sales and office occupations

6 6

Sales and related occupations

6 6

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

7 2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

4 1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3 1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

4 2

Production occupations

2 2

Transportation and material moving occupations

Military specific occupations (9)

(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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