Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Texas

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

433 70 168 18 67 43 66

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

357 45 148 16 55 33 59

Self Employed (3)

76 25 20 12 10 7

Gender

Men

401 62 158 17 58 41 64

Women

32 8 10 1 9 2 2

Age

Under 16 years

1 1

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

7 5 2

20 to 24 years

31 5 11 3 3 7

25 to 34 years

90 15 32 3 11 16 13

35 to 44 years

89 14 36 6 8 10 15

45 to 54 years

94 20 37 5 12 9 11

55 to 64 years

77 10 31 18 5 11

65 and over

44 5 16 15 7

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

217 34 85 12 31 24 31

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

34 8 15 3 4 4

Hispanic or Latino

171 23 64 6 33 15 29

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

9 5 4

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

1 1

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

401 61 154 15 63 42 65

Goods Producing

174 12 58 11 36 19 37

Natural resources and mining

63 3 26 4 8 19

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

22 1 12 1 3 4

Mining (7)

41 2 14 3 5 15

Construction

83 6 22 3 22 15 15

Manufacturing

28 3 10 4 6 3

Service providing

227 49 96 4 27 23 28

Trade, transportation, and utilities

119 19 69 2 4 9 16

Wholesale trade

17 3 5 1 5

Retail trade

25 14 6 3 1 1

Transportation and warehousing

75 2 58 1 4 10

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

8 3 1 1 1

Finance and insurance

1

Real estate and rental and leasing

6 2 1 1 1

Professional and business services

45 8 15 11 6 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

6 2

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

39 6 13 11 5 4

Education and health services

14 4 1 4 3 1

Educational services

1

Health care and social assistance

12 4 1 4 2

Leisure and hospitality

23 6 6 4 4 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8 3 1

Accommodation and food services

15 5 3 3 3

Other services

16 9 3

Government (6)

32 9 14 3 4

Federal

7 1

State

3 1

Local

22 6 11 3

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

42 13 13 7 4 3

Management occupations

19 6 5 1 5 2

Business and financial operations occupations

5 2

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1 1

Community and social services occupations

1 1

Legal occupations

1

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

5 3 1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7 2 2

Service occupations

66 22 15 4 16 5 4

Healthcare support occupations

1

Protective service occupations

29 15 9 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

26 1 6 12 3 4

Personal care and service occupations

6 4 1

Sales and office occupations

32 17 6 5 3 1

Sales and related occupations

26 15 5 2 3 1

Office and administrative support occupations

6 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

150 7 43 7 33 20 39

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

15 2 8 1 2

Construction and extraction occupations

105 3 27 4 29 14 28

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

30 2 8 3 6 9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

140 10 91 5 5 10 19

Production occupations

19 4 3 5 1 3 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

121 6 88 4 7 16

Military specific occupations (9)

3 1

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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