Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Colorado

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Colorado
Selected
characteristics
2012
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

82 16 34 4 15 3 9

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

68 11 31 3 12 8

Self Employed (3)

14 5 3 3

Gender

Men

69 10 31 3 13 9

Women

13 6 3

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

5

25 to 34 years

10 6

35 to 44 years

17 4 4 6

45 to 54 years

15 9 3

55 to 64 years

25 7 8 4 5

65 and over

8 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

53 10 25 4 7 3 4

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

4

Hispanic or Latino

21 6 8 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)

69 10 29 4 13 3 9

Goods Producing

38 16 9 3 6

Natural resources and mining

13 6 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

3

Mining (7)

10 4 3

Construction

21 8 8

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

31 8 13 4 3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

17 3 10 3

Wholesale trade

3

Retail trade

4 3

Transportation and warehousing

10 9

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

Education and health services

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

Leisure and hospitality

4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

Other services

5

Government (6)

13 6 5

Federal

State

Local

10 4 5

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

12 4 5

Management occupations

9 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

1

Service occupations

13 6 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

12 6 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

4 4

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

26 8 11 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

20 5 10 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

26 15 3

Production occupations

6

Transportation and material moving occupations

20 14 3

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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