Workplace Fatalities in Maryland - Full Tables

 

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

Total

72 78 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

15 17 22

Intentional injury by person

12 16 21

Homicides

5 9 12

Shooting by other person--intentional

4 6 8

Stabbing, cutting, slashing, piercing

1 1 1

Bombing, arson

- 2 3

Suicides

7 7 9

Shooting--intentional self-harm

6 3 4

Transportation incidents

24 22 28

Pedestrian vehicular incident

5 11 14

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in work zone

- 4 5

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in work zone

- 4 5

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in roadway

3 4 5

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in roadway

- 4 5

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on side of road

- 1 1

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle on side of road

- 1 1

Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicle

12 7 9

Roadway collision with other vehicle

6 5 6

Roadway collision--moving in same direction

- 2 3

Roadway collision--moving in opposite directions, oncoming

- 2 3

Nonroadway incidents involving motorized land vehicle

4 4 5

Nonroadway collision with object other than vehicle

- 1 1

Part of occupant's body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident

- 1 1

Nonroadway noncollision incident

4 3 4

Fires and explosions

- 3 4

Fires

- - -

Other structural fire without collapse

- 1 1

Explosions

- 1 1

Explosion of pressure vessel, piping, or tire

- 1 1

Falls, slips, trips

14 17 22

Falls on same level

- - -

Fall on same level due to slipping

- 1 1

Falls to lower level

14 14 18

Fall from collapsing structure or equipment

3 1 1

Fall from collapsing structure or equipment more than 30 feet

- 1 1

Other fall to lower level

9 11 14

Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet

- 3 4

Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet

- 1 1

Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet

2 4 5

Other fall to lower level 21 to 25 feet

1 1 1

Other fall to lower level more than 30 feet

4 1 1

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

8 7 9

Exposure to oxygen deficiency, n.e.c.

2 2 3

Drowning, submersion, n.e.c.

2 2 3

Contact with objects and equipment

11 12 15

Struck by object or equipment

10 9 12

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

3 4 5

Struck by falling object or equipment

4 4 5

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

1 1 1

Caught in running equipment or machinery

- 1 1

Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation

- 1 1

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

- 2 3

Excavation or trenching cave-in

- 1 1

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

- 1 1

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 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 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Maryland, 2012-2013
Industry(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

72 78 100

Private industry

64 59 76

Goods-producing

27 24 31

Natural resources and mining

5 5 6

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

5 5 6

Crop production

1 3 4

Animal production

- 2 3

Cattle ranching and farming

- 2 3

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

- 1 1

Beef cattle ranching and farming

- 1 1

Dairy cattle and milk production

- 1 1

Construction

17 18 23

Construction

17 18 23

Construction of buildings

5 5 6

Residential building construction

5 3 4

Residential building construction

5 3 4

New single-family housing construction (except operative builders)

1 1 1

Nonresidential building construction

- 2 3

Commercial and institutional building construction

- 2 3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

4 2 3

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 2 3

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 2 3

Specialty trade contractors

8 10 13

Foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors

3 7 9

Framing contractors

- 4 5

Residential framing contractors

- 3 4

Nonresidential framing contractors

- 1 1

Roofing contractors

1 - -

Residential roofing contractors

1 1 1

Siding contractors

1 1 1

Building equipment contractors

1 - -

Other building equipment contractors

- 1 1

Other nonresidential building equipment contractors

- 1 1

Manufacturing

5 1 1

Manufacturing

5 1 1

Wood product manufacturing

- 1 1

Other wood product manufacturing

- 1 1

Wood container and pallet manufacturing

- 1 1

Service-providing

37 35 45

Trade, transportation, and utilities

18 13 17

Wholesale trade

- 4 5

Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

- 3 4

Retail trade

4 4 5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

- 2 3

Furniture stores

- 1 1

Furniture stores

- 1 1

Home furnishings stores

- 1 1

Other home furnishings stores

- 1 1

Miscellaneous store retailers

- 1 1

Other miscellaneous store retailers

- 1 1

All other miscellaneous store retailers

- 1 1

Tobacco stores

- 1 1

Transportation and warehousing

12 5 6

Truck transportation

7 3 4

General freight trucking

3 3 4

General freight trucking, long-distance

1 3 4

General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload

- 2 3

Transit and ground passenger transportation

- 1 1

Taxi and limousine service

- 1 1

Taxi service

- 1 1

Professional and business services

9 8 10

Administrative and waste services

8 7 9

Administrative and support services

7 6 8

Investigation and security services

- 1 1

Investigation, guard, and armored car services

- 1 1

Security guards and patrol services

- 1 1

Services to buildings and dwellings

7 3 4

Landscaping services

6 3 4

Leisure and hospitality

4 6 8

Accommodation and food services

3 6 8

Accommodation

- 1 1

Traveler accommodation

- 1 1

Hotels (except casino hotels) and motels

- 1 1

Food services and drinking places

3 5 6

Full-service restaurants

- 4 5

Full-service restaurants

- 4 5

Limited-service eating places

1 1 1

Limited-service eating places

1 1 1

Limited-service restaurants

1 1 1

Other services, except public administration

2 6 8

Other services, except public administration

2 6 8

Repair and maintenance

- 4 5

Automotive repair and maintenance

- 3 4

Automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance

- 3 4

General automotive repair

- 3 4

Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance

- 1 1

Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance

- 1 1

Communication equipment repair and maintenance

- 1 1

Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations

2 1 1

Religious organizations

2 1 1

Religious organizations

2 1 1

Government(3)

8 19 24

Federal government

- 10 13

Service-providing

- 10 13

Trade, transportation, and utilities

- 2 3

Transportation and warehousing

- 2 3

Postal service

- 2 3

Postal service

- 2 3

Postal service

- 2 3

Public administration

- 8 10

Public administration

- 8 10

Administration of economic programs

- 1 1

Administration of economic programs

- 1 1

Regulation and administration of communications, electric, gas, and other utilities

- 1 1

National security and international affairs

- 5 6

National security and international affairs

- 5 6

National security

- 5 6

State government

- 1 1

Goods producing

- 1 1

Construction

- 1 1

Construction

- 1 1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

- 1 1

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 1

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 1

Local government

5 8 10

Service providing

5 8 10

Trade, transportation, and utilities

- 1 1

Transportation and warehousing

- 1 1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

- 1 1

Urban transit systems

- 1 1

Urban transit systems

- 1 1

Bus and other motor vehicle transit systems

- 1 1

Public administration

3 4 5

Public administration

3 4 5

Justice, public order, and safety activities

3 4 5

Justice, public order, and safety activities

3 4 5

Police protection

3 2 3

Fire protection

- 2 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 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 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Maryland, 2012-2013
Occupation(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

72 78 100

Management occupations

6 10 13

Other management occupations

6 10 13

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

2 5 6

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

2 5 6

Food service managers

1 2 3

Food service managers

1 2 3

Community and social services occupations

1 1 1

Religious workers

1 1 1

Clergy

1 1 1

Clergy

1 1 1

Protective service occupations

4 7 9

Supervisors of protective service workers

- 2 3

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

- 1 1

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

- 1 1

Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers

- 1 1

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

- 1 1

Fire fighting and prevention workers

- 1 1

Firefighters

- 1 1

Firefighters

- 1 1

Law enforcement workers

3 2 3

Police officers

3 2 3

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

3 2 3

Other protective service workers

1 2 3

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

1 1 1

Security guards

1 1 1

Miscellaneous protective service workers

- 1 1

Crossing guards

- 1 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

- 2 3

Supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 1

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 1

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 1

Cooks

- 1 1

Cooks

- 1 1

Cooks, restaurant

- 1 1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10 4 5

Supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

2 1 1

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

2 1 1

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

1 1 1

Grounds maintenance workers

8 3 4

Grounds maintenance workers

8 3 4

Tree trimmers and pruners

- 1 1

Sales and related occupations

- 4 5

Supervisors of sales workers

- 2 3

First-line supervisors of sales workers

- 2 3

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

- 2 3

Retail sales workers

- 1 1

Cashiers

- 1 1

Cashiers

- 1 1

Office and administrative support occupations

4 2 3

Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers

3 2 3

Postal service workers

- 2 3

Postal service mail carriers

- 2 3

Construction and extraction occupations

15 17 22

Supervisors of construction and extraction workers

3 4 5

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

3 4 5

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

3 4 5

Construction trades workers

12 10 13

Carpenters

- 3 4

Carpenters

- 3 4

Construction laborers

5 3 4

Construction laborers

5 3 4

Structural iron and steel workers

- 1 1

Structural iron and steel workers

- 1 1

Other construction and related workers

- 3 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5 8 10

Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

- 1 1

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

- 1 1

Radio, cellular, and tower equipment, installers and repairers

- 1 1

Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

- 3 4

Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4 4 5

Maintenance and repair workers, general

- 3 4

Maintenance and repair workers, general

- 3 4

Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, and repair workers

- 1 1

Commercial divers

- 1 1

Transportation and material moving occupations

14 14 18

Motor vehicle operators

8 9 12

Bus drivers

- 1 1

Bus drivers, transit and intercity

- 1 1

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

6 7 9

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

6 6 8

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 1

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

- 1 1

Material moving workers

4 5 6

Industrial truck and tractor operators

- 1 1

Industrial truck and tractor operators

- 1 1

Laborers and material movers, hand

3 3 4

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

- 3 4

Military occupations(3)

- 4 5

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, Maryland, 2012-2013
Worker characteristics 2012(1) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

72 78 100
Employee status      

Wage and salary workers(2)

52 62 79

Self-employed(3)

20 16 21
Gender      

Men

66 74 95

Women

6 4 5
Age(4)      

18-19 years

2 1 1

20 to 24 years

3 7 9

25 to 34 years

14 12 15

35 to 44 years

9 19 24

45 to 54 years

15 13 17

55 to 64 years

17 21 27

65 and over

11 5 6
Race or ethnic origin(5)      

White (non-Hispanic)

37 43 55

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

18 18 23

Hispanic or Latino

15 14 18

Asian (non-Hispanic)

- 3 4

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 that do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.