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Fatal occupational injuries in Texas

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

536 67 262 22 75 44 65

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

444 41 231 21 59 37 54

Self Employed (3)

92 26 31 1 16 7 11

Gender

Men

508 63 248 22 68 42 64

Women

28 4 14 7

Age

Under 16 years

1 1

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

12 4 3

20 to 24 years

34 3 18 4 4 3

25 to 34 years

99 10 51 7 10 10 11

35 to 44 years

115 19 53 5 13 14 11

45 to 54 years

121 17 60 5 19 9 11

55 to 64 years

102 9 56 3 15 17

65 and over

52 9 19 12 3 9

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

262 41 136 7 31 21 25

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

60 5 32 3 6 4 10

Hispanic or Latino

201 16 90 12 37 18 28

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

12 5 4 1

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

490 58 238 20 73 40 61

Goods Producing

217 10 91 17 39 21 39

Natural resources and mining

89 6 41 10 10 9 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

23 5 8 4 4

Mining (7)

66 33 9 9 5 9

Construction

105 3 42 3 28 10 19

Manufacturing

23 8 4 1 7

Service providing

273 48 147 3 34 19 22

Trade, transportation, and utilities

150 17 105 11 6 9

Wholesale trade

24 12 3 5

Retail trade

29 10 13 4

Transportation and warehousing

96 5 79 4 5

Utilities

Information

5 4 1

Financial activities

10 3 3 1

Finance and insurance

3 1

Real estate and rental and leasing

7 1

Professional and business services

54 9 14 14 8 8

Professional, scientific, and technical services

10 4 3

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

44 8 10 11 7 8

Education and health services

12 7

Educational services

3 3

Health care and social assistance

9 4

Leisure and hospitality

23 11 7 3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4

Accommodation and food services

19 9 7

Other services

19 7 7 1 4

Government (6)

46 9 24 4 4

Federal

7 4 1

State

6 6

Local

33 8 14 3 4

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

49 12 24 6 4

Management occupations

23 9 8 3 3

Business and financial operations occupations

3 3

Computer and mathematical occupations

3

Architecture and engineering occupations

4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

4

Community and social services occupations

4 1

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2 1 1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4

Service occupations

70 24 15 14 11 5

Healthcare support occupations

1 1

Protective service occupations

25 13 9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

12 5 3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

28 4 3 10 6 5

Personal care and service occupations

4

Sales and office occupations

28 11 11 5

Sales and related occupations

23 11 8 3

Office and administrative support occupations

5 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

189 12 65 10 40 26 36

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

13 3 4 4 1

Construction and extraction occupations

126 3 43 7 32 16 25

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

50 6 18 3 7 6 10

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

197 7 145 11 10 5 19

Production occupations

19 7 6 1 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

178 6 138 5 10 4 15

Military specific occupations (9)

3 2

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.

Last Modified Date: June 10, 2014

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