Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Alaska

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


(P) 30 (P) 9 (P) 16 (P) 4

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

(P) 26 (P) 9 (P) 12 (P) 4

Self Employed (3)

(P) 4 (P) 4



(P) 28 (P) 7 (P) 16 (P) 4



Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

(P) 3

20 to 24 years

(P) 3 (P) 1

25 to 34 years

(P) 2 (P) 2

35 to 44 years

(P) 6

45 to 54 years

(P) 5 (P) 3 (P) 1

55 to 64 years

(P) 10 (P) 7

65 and over

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

(P) 19 (P) 6 (P) 9 (P) 3

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

(P) 1

Hispanic or Latino

(P) 4 (P) 3

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)

(P) 25 (P) 5 (P) 15 (P) 4

Goods Producing

(P) 15 (P) 9 (P) 3

Natural resources and mining

(P) 10 (P) 7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

(P) 9 (P) 7

Mining (7)


(P) 3


(P) 1

Service providing

(P) 10 (P) 3 (P) 6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

(P) 6 (P) 1 (P) 5

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

Transportation and warehousing

(P) 6 (P) 1 (P) 5



Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

(P) 1

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

(P) 1

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

(P) 1

Other services

Government (6)

(P) 5 (P) 4


(P) 4 (P) 4



Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

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

Service occupations

(P) 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

(P) 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

(P) 1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

(P) 14 (P) 3 (P) 7 (P) 3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

(P) 8 (P) 6

Construction and extraction occupations

(P) 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

(P) 10 (P) 8

Production occupations

(P) 3 (P) 2

Transportation and material moving occupations

(P) 7 (P) 6

Military specific occupations (9)

(P) 3 (P) 3

(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.
(P) Preliminary

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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