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Workplace Fatalities in Baltimore-Towson, MD – Full Tables

Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Baltimore-Towson, MD, 2012-2013
Event or exposure(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

34 35 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

10 9 26

Intentional injury by person

8 9 26

Homicides

5 6 17

Shooting by other person--intentional

4 3 9

Stabbing, cutting, slashing, piercing

1 1 3

Bombing, arson

- 2 6

Suicides

3 3 9

Shooting--intentional self-harm

- 3 9

Transportation incidents

8 9 26

Pedestrian vehicular incident

- 5 14

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in work zone

- 2 6

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in work zone

- 2 6

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on side of road

- 1 3

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle on side of road

- 1 3

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

5 4 11

Roadway collision with other vehicle

3 3 9

Roadway collision--moving in same direction

- 2 6

Roadway collision--moving in opposite directions, oncoming

1 1 3

Roadway collision with object other than vehicle

- 1 3

Vehicle struck object or animal on side of roadway

- 1 3

Fires and explosions

- 1 3

Fires

- 1 3

Other structural fire without collapse

- 1 3

Falls, slips, trips

6 6 17

Falls to lower level

6 5 14

Fall from collapsing structure or equipment

- 1 3

Fall from collapsing structure or equipment more than 30 feet

- 1 3

Other fall to lower level

5 3 9

Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet

- 1 3

Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet

2 1 3

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

4 4 11

Exposure to oxygen deficiency

- 2 6

Drowning, submersion, n.e.c.

- 2 6

Contact with objects and equipment

6 6 17

Struck by object or equipment

6 3 9

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

2 - -

Caught between rolling powered vehicle and other object

- 1 3

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

- 1 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

- 1 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation

- 1 3

Struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing structure, equipment, or material

- 2 6

Excavation or trenching cave-in

- 1 3

Struck, caught, or crushed in other collapsing structure or equipment

- 1 3

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released 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.
 

Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Baltimore-Towson, MD, 2012-2013
Industry(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

34 35 100

Private industry

29 25 71

Goods-producing

8 7 20

Natural resources and mining

- 1 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

- 1 3

Animal production

- 1 3

Cattle ranching and farming

- 1 3

Dairy cattle and milk production

- 1 3

Construction

7 5 14

Construction

7 5 14

Specialty trade contractors

4 4 11

Foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors

1 3 9

Framing contractors

- 2 6

Residential framing contractors

- 2 6

Siding contractors

1 1 3

Building equipment contractors

1 1 3

Other building equipment contractors

- 1 3

Other nonresidential building equipment contractors

- 1 3

Manufacturing

1 1 3

Manufacturing

1 1 3

Wood product manufacturing

- 1 3

Other wood product manufacturing

- 1 3

Wood container and pallet manufacturing

- 1 3

Service-providing

21 18 51

Trade, transportation, and utilities

12 6 17

Retail trade

4 2 6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

- 2 6

Furniture stores

- 1 3

Furniture stores

- 1 3

Home furnishings stores

- 1 3

Other home furnishings stores

- 1 3

Transportation and warehousing

7 2 6

Truck transportation

5 1 3

General freight trucking

2 1 3

General freight trucking, long-distance

1 1 3

General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload

1 1 3

Transit and ground passenger transportation

1 1 3

Taxi and limousine service

1 1 3

Taxi service

1 1 3

Professional and business services

4 5 14

Administrative and waste services

4 5 14

Administrative and support services

4 4 11

Investigation and security services

- 1 3

Investigation, guard, and armored car services

- 1 3

Security guards and patrol services

- 1 3

Services to buildings and dwellings

4 2 6

Landscaping services

3 2 6

Other support services

- 1 3

Leisure and hospitality

2 3 9

Accommodation and food services

2 3 9

Food services and drinking places

2 3 9

Full-service restaurants

- 3 9

Full-service restaurants

- 3 9

Government(3)

5 10 29

Federal government

- 5 14

Service-providing

- 5 14

Trade, transportation, and utilities

- 1 3

Transportation and warehousing

- 1 3

Postal service

- 1 3

Postal service

- 1 3

Postal service

- 1 3

Public administration

- 4 11

National security and international affairs

- 4 11

National security and international affairs

- 4 11

National security

- 4 11

State government

- 1 3

Goods-producing

- 1 3

Construction

- 1 3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

- 1 3

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 3

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 3

Local government

2 4 11

Service-providing

2 4 11

Professional and business services

- 1 3

Administrative and waste services

- 1 3

Administrative and support services

- 1 3

Services to buildings and dwellings

- 1 3

Public administration

1 3 9

Public administration

1 3 9

Justice, public order, and safety activities

1 3 9

Justice, public order, and safety activities

1 3 9

Police protection

1 2 6

Fire protection

- 1 3

Footnotes:
(1) Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2007. Total may include other industries not shown.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(3) 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 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.
 

Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Baltimore-Towson, MD, 2012-2013
Occupation(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

34 35 100

Management occupations

- 3 9

Other management occupations

- 3 9

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

- 1 3

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

- 1 3

Protective service occupations

2 6 17

Supervisors of protective service workers

- 1 3

Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers

- 1 3

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

- 1 3

Fire fighting and prevention workers

- 1 3

Firefighters

- 1 3

Firefighters

- 1 3

Law enforcement workers

1 2 6

Police officers

1 2 6

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

1 2 6

Other protective service workers

1 2 6

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

1 1 3

Security guards

1 1 3

Miscellaneous protective service workers

- 1 3

Crossing guards

- 1 3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

- 1 3

Cooks

- 1 3

Cooks

- 1 3

Cooks, restaurant

- 1 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4 2 6

Supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

1 1 3

First-line supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

1 1 3

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

- 1 3

Grounds maintenance workers

3 1 3

Grounds maintenance workers

3 1 3

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

1 1 3

Sales and related occupations

1 2 6

Supervisors of sales workers

- 1 3

First-line supervisors of sales workers

- 1 3

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

- 1 3

Retail sales workers

- 1 3

Cashiers

- 1 3

Cashiers

- 1 3

Office and administrative support occupations

4 1 3

Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers

3 1 3

Postal service workers

- 1 3

Postal service mail carriers

- 1 3

Construction and extraction occupations

7 6 17

Construction trades workers

5 4 11

Other construction and related workers

- - -

Highway maintenance workers

- 1 3

Highway maintenance workers

- 1 3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4 3 9

Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3 - -

Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, and repair workers

- 1 3

Commercial divers

- 1 3

Transportation and material moving occupations

7 7 20

Motor vehicle operators

5 4 11

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

4 3 9

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 3

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 3

Material moving workers

- 3 9

Industrial truck and tractor operators

- 1 3

Industrial truck and tractor operators

- 1 3

Military occupations(3)

- 3 9

Footnotes:
(1) Occupation data are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010. Total may include occupations not shown.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(3) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(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.
 

Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by worker characteristics, Baltimore-Towson, MD, 2012-2013
Worker characteristics 2012(1) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

34 35 100
Employee status      

Wage and salary workers(2)

27 28 80

Self-employed(3)

7 7 20
Gender      

Men

30 34 97

Women

4 1 3
Age(4)      

20 to 24 years

- 3 9

25 to 34 years

6 6 17

35 to 44 years

6 8 23

45 to 54 years

7 7 20

55 to 64 years

13 9 26
Race or ethnic origin(5)      

White (non-Hispanic)

18 23 66

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

10 9 26

Footnotes:
(1) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Information may not be available for all age groups.
(5) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude Hispanic and Latino workers.
(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 do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
 

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