New York State Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries 1992-2000

Table 1: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupation Injuries by Selected Characteristics, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
Worker CharacteristicsN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Employee Status
     Wage & salary workers10282.310871.112670.410667.59575.410769.59565.19174.68670.5
     Self-employed32116.94227.64726.34729.92721.43925.34732.22621.33427.9
     Volunteer00----452.831.932.485.242.7----4----4
Sex
     Male11592.713890.816491.614592.411591.314795.513793.811493.411695.1
     Female97.3149.2147.8117.086.374.596.286.664.9
Age
     <2043.232.095.042.543.231.985.575.764.9
     20-24108.1106.6147.853.2118.7127.853.4----497.4
     25-342822.63019.73519.63019.11915.12616.93020.51713.91915.6
     35-443427.43221.13821.24226.82318.32717.52315.82520.53024.6
     45-542822.62717.83821.23421.73326.23824.72919.93327.02923.8
     55-641310.52214.52614.52415.31713.52214.32617.82016.41915.6
     65-7464.82013.2105.6106.486.3117.11510.3108.264.9
     75-84----442.631.753.2----463.942.764.943.3
     Unknown0032.063.4----497.195.842.7----400
Race5
     White10080.612984.914681.612579.69978.612379.911679.510384.49678.7
     Black75.685.3105.6148.975.6149.174.8108.243.3
     Hispanic/Latino118.953.352.8106.486.363.9106.886.61613.1
     Other643.2----431.7----4----4----464.10032.5
     Unknown----474.6158.474.5118.795.874.8----432.5
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 2: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Event/Exposure, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
Event/ExposureN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Contact with Objects/Equip.1512.12214.52614.52717.22318.33321.42617.82117.23024.6
     Struck by object75.695.9147.81811.51411.11711.0128.2129.81814.8
          by falling object43.274.695.0117.0107.9127.896.286.6119.0
     Caught in equip./ objects75.6106.6105.685.143.2138.496.264.986.6
          in running equip.54.032.073.974.532.4106.564.154.175.7
     Caught in collapsing material----4----4----4---- 454.0----453.432.543.3
Falls1915.31711.2168.91610.21713.5117.12114.41713.92318.9
     Fall to lower level1814.5159.9126.7159.61411.1106.51812.31411.52016.4
          from roof64.8---- 4----453.254.031.942.743.375.7
          from scaffold, staging32.432.031.7--4-- 4----4----464.1---- 400
     Fall on same level----4----442.2----432.4----432.1----4----4
Exposure to Substances/Envir.97.31610.5168.91710.864.8117.1138.91613.175.7
     Contact with electric current54.063.9116.1127.643.263.985.586.664.9
     Oxygen deficiency32.453.3----4----40031.942.732.500
Transportation Accidents4536.35938.88949.76239.54737.36642.96645.25847.55041.0
     Highway accident2217.72717.84022.32415.32620.63019.52819.23831.12520.5
          collision between vehicles97.395.9168.9117.01612.7138.4149.61713.91411.5
          noncollision accident86.574.6137.385.132.4106.5106.897.475.7
     Nonhighway accident118.9127.92212.32012.7107.91811.71711.664.91310.7
          overturned75.685.3126.7127.643.2117.1106.832.5108.2
     Worker struck by vehicle64.895.92011.2127.6107.9149.11812.397.486.6
          struck in roadway32.442.663.4----4----442.696.275.7----4
          struck in nonroadway32.432.084.542.575.695.874.8----454.1
     Aircraft accident----485.352.863.800----4----4----4----4
Fires and Explosions----495.952.885.175.6149.153.4----4----4
Assaults and Violent Acts3326.62818.42715.12515.92620.61610.41510.386.6108.2
     Homicides2721.82013.22111.71912.11612.7127.8117.532.554.1
     Self-inflicted injury43.285.363.453.264.842.6----454.143.3
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 3: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Occupation, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
OccupationN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Managerial & Professional 1411.3127.9168.91811.586.31610.485.597.4119.0
     Exec., admin. & managerial43.263.995.0127.654.0117.153.4----443.3
     Professional specialty108.163.973.963.832.453.232.175.775.7
Tech., Sales, Admin. Support1713.71610.52715.1159.61612.795.81611.064.986.6
     Technical & related support----442.673.953.2----4----432.1----4----4
     Sales97.3117.2168.995.71310.363.996.243.364.9
     Administrative support64.8----442.2----4----40042.7----4----4
Service Occupations129.7159.91810.1127.6107.9159.7128.264.986.6
     Protective service75.685.395.085.164.8117.174.832.543.3
     Other service occupations43.274.695.042.543.242.653.432.543.3
Farming, Forestry & Fishing1915.33221.13519.62717.22116.73321.43826.02218.02823.0
     Farm operators/ managers75.6149.2179.5117.0129.52013.01913.097.41411.5
     Other agricultural108.11610.5168.9106.464.874.5117.5119.075.7
          Farm occup., excl. manager75.6159.9105.642.554.074.585.597.464.9
     Forestry & logging----4----4----463.832.442.674.8----464.9
Precision Prod., Craft, Repair2419.42919.12413.42314.61713.51811.7117.52117.23226.2
     Mechanics & repairers75.685.384.5106.443.285.2----475.7129.8
     Construction trades1310.51610.5137.3127.6118.7106.585.5129.81613.1
     Precision production43.242.631.7----4----400----4----443.3
Operators, Fabricators, Labor.3830.64529.65229.15836.94938.95435.16041.15746.73528.7
     Machine operators, assemb.64.842.684.574.564.885.253.443.332.5
     Transport. & material moving1915.32415.82715.12817.82116.72516.21913.02823.01814.8
     Handlers, equip. cleaners1310.51711.2179.52314.62217.52113.63624.72520.51411.5
          Construction laborers54.0117.2116.195.71411.1117.12215.11512.375.7
Unknown00----463.431.954.095.8----40000
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 4: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Industry, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
IndustryN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing2016.13120.43318.42214.02318.33120.13423.32117.22621.3
     Ag. production- crops118.932.042.2----454.042.61510.343.386.6
     Ag. production- livestock43.22617.12212.3159.6118.72113.6128.2129.8129.8
     Agricultural services32.4----463.453.254.031.964.154.143.3
Construction2822.62818.43016.83321.02923.02314.94027.43226.22520.5
     General bldg. contractors75.663.963.453.243.253.242.7108.254.1
     Heavy construction108.195.963.4127.61511.985.21611.097.4----4
     Special trade contractors118.9138.61810.11610.2107.9106.52013.71310.71814.8
Manufacturing108.1149.2158.43019.11411.12113.696.2108.21613.1
     Lumber & wood products----4----4----485.1----463.942.7----454.1
Transportation/Public Utilities1512.12013.23419.02717.21915.12314.92114.43226.21713.9
     Trucking & warehousing54.063.9179.5138.386.3127.874.8129.8108.2
     Electric, gas, sanitary service----442.663.453.232.431.964.164.932.5
Wholesale & Retail Trade2318.52315.12715.1138.32217.52415.6128.21310.71512.3
     Wholesale trade64.842.652.8----486.331.90043.364.9
     Food stores64.8----452.863.832.463.942.732.5----4
     Auto dealers/ service stations----485.342.2----443.253.232.1----432.5
     Eating & drinking places54.042.673.9----443.253.2----432.5----4
Finance, Insur., Real Estate----4----452.831.900----442.7----4----4
Services2016.12214.52111.71811.51411.12013.01913.064.91713.9
Government64.8117.2105.685.154.0106.564.175.743.3
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 5: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Nature, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
NatureN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Traumatic Injuries, Uns.00----4105.6----454.000000000
Trauma Bones, Nerves, Spine64.853.373.974.554.042.632.154.1----4
     Fractures----4----442.2----4----400----432.500
Open Wounds2318.51711.22111.72515.91915.1127.8117.564.975.7
     Gunshot wounds2217.7138.61910.61912.11612.785.285.543.332.5
Burns---- 53.331.753.2---- 63.964.175.732.5
Intracranial Injuries2016.13019.72614.53723.63427.03623.43322.62520.52218.0
Multiple Traumatic Injuries3629.03724.35128.53019.13225.43623.44329.53831.15242.6
     Intracranial & intern. organs86.5----4137.331.9----4----4106.82016.45041.0
Other Traumatic Injuries3427.45435.55731.84629.32923.05636.44933.64032.83528.7
     Asphyxiations, strangulations54.085.3126.742.532.4117.1106.897.454.1
     Electrocutions, elec. shocks54.063.9116.1127.643.263.974.864.964.9
     Internal organs, blood vessels1915.32415.83217.92415.31713.53019.52718.52117.21915.6
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 6: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Body Part, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
Part of BodyN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Head and Neck3729.84026.34022.35535.04233.34227.33826.03024.62823.0
     Cranial region2016.13422.42815.64528.73931.03623.43322.62520.52218.0
     Neck, including throat43.242.642.253.2----431.932.1----4----4
Trunk2923.43221.14424.63522.32721.43724.03322.62318.92218.0
     Chest1612.92013.22312.885.154.031.996.2----41310.7
     Multiple trunk locations64.874.61810.12314.61814.33220.82416.42117.243.3
Lower Extremities----4----442.231.932.400----432.5----4
Body Systems1411.33120.42514.02314.6118.72616.92215.12016.41613.1
Multiple Body Parts4233.94630.35631.33622.93729.44629.95235.64536.95545.1
Nonclassifiable----4----4105.653.254.031.9000000
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 7: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Source, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
SourceN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Chemicals & Chem. Products----474.631.731.9----442.6----4----4----4
Containers----432.0----453.2----431.9----4----4 00
Machinery118.9127.92212.32012.754.01912.31611.01512.31310.7
     Agricultural & garden----4----4----4----4----431.953.4----432.5
     Construction, logging, mining32.474.6126.7127.6----74.553.464.932.5
     Material handling----4----431.7----40031.932.1----454.1
Parts & Materials54.0106.6116.1117.0118.7106.5106.8108.2108.2
     Machine, tool, electric parts32.453.363.474.543.231.964.154.132.5
Persons, Plants, & Animals86.5106.652.885.1129.574.5106.875.786.6
     Trees, logs----442.6----463.854.053.264.154.164.9
Structures & Surfaces2016.11711.21810.11811.51713.51711.02416.41713.92117.2
Containers----432.0----453.2----431.9----4----400
     Floors, walkways, ground1915.3159.9179.51710.81411.1117.12114.41310.71915.6
Tools,Instruments,Equipment----453.3----4----432.4----442.732.575.7
Vehicles4737.96341.48446.96138.95039.77045.56544.55746.75444.3
     Air vehicle----485.352.863.8002----4----4----4----4
     Highway vehicle, motorized2923.43724.35430.23824.24132.54428.64732.24436.13629.5
          automobile118.9138.6179.5127.6107.9127.8149.686.6119.0
          truck1411.31811.83117.32314.62217.52516.22718.52823.01915.6
     Industrial powered vehicles129.7149.21910.6138.364.82013.01510.397.41310.7
          tractor118.9149.21910.6117.0----41811.71510.386.6108.2
Other Sources2721.82315.12514.02515.92318.31711.0149.6108.264.9
     Ammunition2217.7138.61910.61912.11612.785.285.543.332.5
     Atmospheric & environ. cond.----463.952.842.543.263.953.432.5----4
Nonclassifiable----4----452.842.5----453.2000000
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.

Table 8: Number and Percent of Fatal Occupational Injuries by Month of Injury, NYS (excluding NYC), 1992-20001

 1992199319941995199621997199819992000
 N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
Total124100152100179100157100126100154100146100122100122100
 
Month of InjuryN%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N%
     January108.1159.9126.7148.9129.5159.7138.997.464.9
     February75.695.973.963.897.1117.164.154.175.7
     March64.8106.6137.3106.454.0138.41510.397.4119.0
     April75.6159.9126.71610.2107.995.896.297.464.9
     May97.385.384.5127.664.81610.4128.21310.71915.6
     June108.12214.51810.195.71713.51610.496.21411.51310.7
     July118.9127.9179.51811.51310.31811.72013.7129.81310.7
     August1512.1106.6147.82113.41411.1149.11611.0119.01411.5
     September1310.5117.21910.61710.875.6106.5138.997.475.7
     October1713.72013.22413.4138.386.3149.1149.61310.732.5
     November129.7106.6179.5106.41814.374.596.2108.297.4
     December75.6106.61810.1117.075.6117.1106.886.61411.5
1Not all categories are presented and percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2Excludes 46 victims of a single airline accident.
3Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses or member of partnerships.
4Data do not meet publication criteria.
5Racial/ethnic categories were reported using the 2001 BLS format. In this new format, BLS/CFOI includes each case only once in the race and ethnicity totals. All Hispanics are listed under "Hispanic/Latino" and are not counted in any of the other race categories. In previous years, a category entitled "Hispanic ethnicity" was used in addition to the race categories.
6Includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other races.