Error on Page

Southwest Information Office

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

Create Customized Tables (one screen)Get detailed statistics for occupational fatalities.
 

Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Texas
Characteristic 2014
Total fatal injuries 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

531 66 243 24 67 53 77
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

463 54 223 24 50 47 64

Self-employed (3)

68 12 20   17 6 13
 

Gender

 

Women

30 10 14   3    

Men

501 56 229 24 64 51 76
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

7   5        

20 to 24 years

42 3 23   3 7 6

25 to 34 years

106 12 54 5 11 11 13

35 to 44 years

105 14 48 5 9 12 17

45 to 54 years

123 22 52 11 13 11 13

55 to 64 years

112 12 47   21 8 21

65 years and over

34 3 12   10   7
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

269 33 124 7 33 33 38

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

36 4 19   4   7

Hispanic or Latino

206 21 90 16 30 18 31

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

18 8 9        

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             
 

Occupation (SOC) (5)

 

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

42 9 20 1 7   3

Management occupations

17 7 5        

Business and financial operations occupations

3       1    

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

10   5   3    

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

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

6   6        

Service occupations

51 18 18   6 3 4

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

18 9 7        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4 3          

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

23 5 7   6   3

Personal care and service occupations

6            

Sales and office occupations

27 14 10        

Sales and related occupations

21 12 7        

Office and administrative support occupations

6   3        

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

202 10 65 15 39 31 42

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

17   11       5

Construction and extraction occupations

125 4 41 7 27 22 24

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

60 6 13 8 12 8 13

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

205 11 130 7 13 17 27

Production occupations

27 3   3 5 7 9

Transportation and material moving occupations

178 8 130 4 8 10 18

Military occupations (6)

4            
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

493 55 223 23 65 51 76

Goods producing

255 10 97 17 40 41 50

Natural resources and mining

96   52 7 7 5 24

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

21   13     1 7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9)

75   39 7 7 4 17

Construction

107   30 5 29 25 16

Manufacturing

52 7 15 5 4 11 10

Service providing

238 45 126 6 25 10 26

Trade, transportation, and utilities

138 20 85 4 10 5 14

Wholesale trade

20   12       4

Retail trade

20 13     4    

Transportation and warehousing

94 6 69   4 4 10

Utilities

4            

Information

             

Financial activities

10   7        

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

8   5        

Professional and business services

49 9 20   11   8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

12   6        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

37 7 14   9   6

Educational and health services

6 1 5        

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

6 1 5        

Leisure and hospitality

16 8 5        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4 1          

Accommodation and food services

12 7 4        

Other services, except public administration

17 7 4       3

Government (8)

38 11 20        

Federal government

7   2        

State government

3            

Local government

28 7 16        

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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (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.

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. Data updated on April 21, 2016.
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.

Recommend this page using: