Fatal occupational injuries in Massachusetts

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Massachusetts
Selected
characteristics
2011
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

68 20 18 3 19 3 5
 

Employee Status

 

Wage and Salary (2)

61 18 16 3 16 3 5

Self Employed (3)

7       3    
 

Gender

 

Men

64 18 17 3 18 3 5

Women

4   1        
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

             

20 to 24 years

3       1    

25 to 34 years

12 5 2 1 2   2

35 to 44 years

15 8 1 2 3 1  

45 to 54 years

13   5   6   1

55 to 64 years

20 7 7   4   1

65 and over

5   1   3   1
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

46 14 12   13   3

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

8   3        

Hispanic or Latino

11       4    

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

3   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)

61 18 16 2 18 3 4

Goods Producing

23 4 3   13   1

Natural resources and mining

4   1   2 1  

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

4   1   2 1  

Mining (7)

             

Construction

16   2   11    

Manufacturing

3           1

Service providing

38 14 13 2 5 1 3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

12   9       1

Wholesale trade

1   1        

Retail trade

3   1        

Transportation and warehousing

8   7       1

Utilities

             

Information

4       1    

Financial activities

3       1    

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

3       1    

Professional and business services

6   1 1   1  

Professional, scientific, and technical services

             

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

6   1 1   1  

Education and health services

3            

Educational services

             

Health care and social assistance

  1          

Leisure and hospitality

6 4 1       1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4   1       1

Accommodation and food services

2 2          

Other services

4 3   1      

Government (6)

7 2 2 1     1

Federal

             

State

2 1 1        

Local

5 1 1 1     1
 

Occupation (SOC) (8)

 

Management, professional, and related occupations

14 10     3    

Management occupations

5 4          

Business and financial operations occupations

             

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

             

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

3 3          

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

             

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

  1          

Service occupations

9   1 1 3 1 1

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

3   1 1     1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

             

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4       3 1  

Personal care and service occupations

             

Sales and office occupations

             

Sales and related occupations

             

Office and administrative support occupations

             

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

24 3 5 1 13    

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

4   1     1  

Construction and extraction occupations

15     1 10    

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5       1    

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

19 3 11 1     4

Production occupations

            1

Transportation and material moving occupations

17   11 1     3

Military specific occupations (9)

             

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.