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Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry and selected event or exposure, 2013


   Table 2.  Fatal occupational injuries by industry and selected event or exposure, 2013p
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                                 |                       |                                               
                                 |     Fatal injuries    |         Selected event or exposure(2)         
                                 |                       |        (percent of total for industry)        
                                 |_______________________|_______________________________________________
            Industry(1)          |           |           |           |           |           |           
                                 |           |           |           |           |   Falls,  | Struck by 
                                 |   Number  |  Percent  | Homicides | Roadway(3)|   slips,  | object or 
                                 |           |           |           |           |   trips   | equipment 
   ______________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
       Total.....................|   4,405   |     100   |       9   |      22   |      16   |      11   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
    Private industry.............|   3,929   |      89   |       9   |      22   |      16   |      12   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Goods producing.............|   1,733   |      39   |       2   |      14   |      22   |      16   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
      Natural resources and      |           |           |           |           |           |           
         mining..................|     633   |      14   |       2   |      14   |       8   |      24   
       Agriculture, forestry,    |           |           |           |           |           |           
          fishing and hunting....|     479   |      11   |       2   |      11   |       6   |      25   
         Crop production.........|     210   |       5   |       2   |      11   |       7   |      19   
         Animal production.......|     129   |       3   |       3   |      11   |       8   |      18   
         Forestry and logging....|      81   |       2   |     –     |      16   |     –     |      63   
       Mining, quarrying, and oil|           |           |           |           |           |           
          and gas extraction(4)..|     154   |       3   |     –     |      25   |      12   |      20   
         Mining, except oil and  |           |           |           |           |           |           
            gas..................|      39   |       1   |     –     |     –     |       8   |      23   
         Support activities for  |           |           |           |           |           |           
            mining...............|     103   |       2   |     –     |      33   |      14   |      18   
      Construction...............|     796   |      18   |       1   |      12   |      37   |      10   
       Construction..............|     796   |      18   |       1   |      12   |      37   |      10   
         Construction of         |           |           |           |           |           |           
            buildings............|     145   |       3   |       3   |      12   |      41   |      12   
         Heavy and civil         |           |           |           |           |           |           
            engineering          |           |           |           |           |           |           
            construction.........|     162   |       4   |     –     |      13   |      12   |      14   
         Specialty trade         |           |           |           |           |           |           
            contractors..........|     476   |      11   |       1   |      12   |      43   |       9   
      Manufacturing..............|     304   |       7   |       3   |      16   |      13   |      17   
       Manufacturing.............|     304   |       7   |       3   |      16   |      13   |      17   
         Food manufacturing......|      46   |       1   |     –     |      26   |      13   |       9   
         Fabricated metal product|           |           |           |           |           |           
            manufacturing........|      47   |       1   |     –     |       9   |      17   |      30   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Service providing...........|   2,196   |      50   |      14   |      29   |      12   |       9   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
      Trade, transportation, and |           |           |           |           |           |           
         utilities...............|   1,153   |      26   |      12   |      42   |       8   |       8   
       Wholesale trade...........|     190   |       4   |       3   |      37   |      12   |      13   
         Merchant wholesalers,   |           |           |           |           |           |           
            durable goods........|     107   |       2   |       4   |      31   |      15   |      17   
         Merchant wholesalers,   |           |           |           |           |           |           
            nondurable goods.....|      81   |       2   |     –     |      43   |       9   |       9   
       Retail trade..............|     253   |       6   |      37   |      17   |      12   |       6   
         Motor vehicle and parts |           |           |           |           |           |           
            dealers..............|      41   |       1   |       7   |      24   |       7   |      20   
         Food and beverage stores|      46   |       1   |      63   |     –     |      11   |     –     
       Transportation and        |           |           |           |           |           |           
          warehousing............|     687   |      16   |       5   |      53   |       5   |       8   

         Truck transportation....|     461   |      10   |       1   |      67   |       5   |       9   
         Transit and ground      |           |           |           |           |           |           
            passenger            |           |           |           |           |           |           
            transportation.......|      59   |       1   |      44   |      37   |     –     |       5   
       Utilities.................|      23   |       1   |     –     |      30   |     –     |      13   
      Information................|      39   |       1   |       8   |      33   |      26   |     –     
      Financial activities.......|      84   |       2   |      29   |      18   |      18   |       4   
       Finance and insurance.....|      21   |    (5)    |      38   |      29   |     –     |     –     
       Real estate and rental and|           |           |           |           |           |           
          leasing................|      63   |       1   |      25   |      14   |      21   |       5   
      Professional and business  |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|     408   |       9   |       8   |      16   |      21   |      15   
       Professional and technical|           |           |           |           |           |           
          services...............|      80   |       2   |      18   |      20   |       9   |       5   
       Administrative and waste  |           |           |           |           |           |           
          services...............|     327   |       7   |       5   |      16   |      24   |      18   
      Educational and health     |           |           |           |           |           |           
         services................|     131   |       3   |      11   |      21   |      10   |     –     
       Educational services......|      31   |       1   |      13   |      10   |      10   |     –     
       Health care and social    |           |           |           |           |           |           
          assistance.............|     100   |       2   |      10   |      24   |      10   |     –     
      Leisure and hospitality....|     202   |       5   |      38   |       6   |      11   |       3   
       Arts, entertainment, and  |           |           |           |           |           |           
          recreation.............|      68   |       2   |       9   |       7   |      12   |       7   
       Accommodation and food    |           |           |           |           |           |           
          services...............|     134   |       3   |      52   |       5   |      11   |     –     
      Other services, except     |           |           |           |           |           |           
         public administration...|     179   |       4   |      16   |      15   |      15   |      14   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
    Government(6)................|     476   |      11   |      12   |      24   |      11   |       4   
                                 |           |           |           |           |           |           
     Federal government..........|     124   |       3   |       8   |      18   |      10   |       4   
     State government............|      70   |       2   |      10   |      24   |      10   |       6   
     Local government............|     281   |       6   |      14   |      26   |      11   |       4   
   ______________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|__________

     1 Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2007.
     2 Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented
   for 2011 data forward.  The figure shown is the percent of the total fatal injuries for that industry
   group.
     3 "Roadway" includes deaths to vehicle occupants resulting from traffic incidents that occur on the
   public roadway, shoulder, or surrounding area.  It excludes incidents occurring entirely off the
   roadway, such as in parking lots and on farms; incidents involving trains; and deaths to pedestrians
   or other nonpassengers.
     4 Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas
   extraction (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, 2007, including
   establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting,
   such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
     5 Less than or equal to 0.5 percent.
     6 Includes fatal injuries to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.
     p Data for 2013 are preliminary.  Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released in spring
   2015.
     Note: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately.  Percentages may
   not add to totals because of rounding.  Dashes 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.  There were zero fatal injuries for which there was insufficient information to
   determine a specific industry classification.
     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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Last Modified Date: September 11, 2014
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