Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Florida

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

218 44 73 6 43 23 28

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

174 29 63 5 36 17 23

Self Employed (3)

44 15 10 1 7 6 5

Gender

Men

198 31 70 5 41 23 27

Women

20 13 3 1

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

1

18 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

16 6 4 3 1

25 to 34 years

35 7 11 3 5 6 3

35 to 44 years

36 6 11 7 9 3

45 to 54 years

60 14 23 11 4 7

55 to 64 years

49 7 19 7 3 10

65 and over

19 4 3 9 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

121 25 46 4 20 14 11

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

38 9 11 7 10

Hispanic or Latino

54 7 15 15 8 7

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

4 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)

196 36 64 6 40 21 28

Goods Producing

66 16 25 6 15

Natural resources and mining

3 1

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

Mining (7)

1

Construction

55 14 21 4 14

Manufacturing

8 1 1 3

Service providing

130 34 48 4 15 15 13

Trade, transportation, and utilities

59 14 30 7 4

Wholesale trade

12 4 3 1 3

Retail trade

18 8 6

Transportation and warehousing

27 2 20 4

Utilities

Information

2 2

Financial activities

2

Finance and insurance

2 2

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

39 3 10 6 11 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1 1

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

38 3 10 6 11 7

Education and health services

6 2

Educational services

3 1 1

Health care and social assistance

3 1

Leisure and hospitality

10 7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

9 7

Other services

10 4 3

Government (6)

22 8 9 3

Federal

5 3 1

State

3

Local

14 3 7

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

23 10 5 4

Management occupations

11 6 1

Business and financial operations occupations

1 1

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

2 1

Community and social services occupations

1 1

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

4 1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

47 12 13 8 8 5

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

13 8 3 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

3 2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

28 9 6 8 4

Personal care and service occupations

3 2 1

Sales and office occupations

19 13 5 1

Sales and related occupations

14 11 3

Office and administrative support occupations

5 1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

65 14 3 23 10 13

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

48 11 19 5 11

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

16 4 5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

61 5 35 7 3 10

Production occupations

8 2 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

53 5 34 5 7

Military specific occupations (9)

3

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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