Workplace Fatalities in Pittsburgh, PA – Full Tables

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

Total

31 28 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

3 7 25

Intentional injury by person

3 7 25

Homicides

2 4 14

Shooting by other person--intentional

2 4 14

Suicides

- 3 11

Transportation incidents

9 6 21

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

3 2 7

Roadway collision with other vehicle

- 1 4

Roadway collision--moving in opposite directions, oncoming

- 1 4

Roadway collision with object other than vehicle

1 1 4

Vehicle struck object or animal on side of roadway

1 1 4

Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

1 4 14

Nonroadway noncollision incident

1 4 14

Ran off driving surface, nonroadway

- 1 4

Fall or jump from and struck by same vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway

- 1 4

Falls, slips, trips

10 6 21

Falls to lower level

8 5 18

Other fall to lower level

7 3 11

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

5 5 18

Exposure to electricity

3 - -

Direct exposure to electricity

2 1 4

Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts

2 1 4

Exposure to other harmful substances

- 3 11

Contact with objects and equipment

4 4 14

Struck by object or equipment

3 3 11

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

3 1 4

Struck by falling part of powered vehicle still attached

- 1 4

Struck by falling object or equipment--other than powered vehicle

- 2 7

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

1 1 4

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 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, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2012-2013
Industry(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

31 28 100

Private industry

30 26 93

Goods-producing

12 10 36

Natural resources and mining

1 1 4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

1 1 4

Forestry and logging

- 1 4

Logging

- 1 4

Logging

- 1 4

Construction

9 4 14

Construction

9 4 14

Specialty trade contractors

5 2 7

Building equipment contractors

1 1 4

Electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors

1 1 4

Nonresidential electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors

1 1 4

Other specialty trade contractors

- 1 4

Site preparation contractors

- 1 4

Manufacturing

- 5 18

Manufacturing

- 5 18

Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

- 3 11

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

- 2 7

Ready-mix concrete manufacturing

- 2 7

Other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

- 1 4

All other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

- 1 4

Cut stone and stone product manufacturing

- 1 4

Service-providing

18 16 57

Trade, transportation, and utilities

8 9 32

Transportation and warehousing

4 7 25

Truck transportation

- 5 18

General freight trucking

- 3 11

General freight trucking, long-distance

- 3 11

General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload

- 1 4

Specialized freight trucking

- - -

Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local

- 1 4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

3 2 7

Taxi and limousine service

- 2 7

Taxi service

- 2 7

Professional and business services

7 4 14

Administrative and waste services

5 3 11

Administrative and support services

4 3 11

Services to buildings and dwellings

2 3 11

Leisure and hospitality

- - -

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

- 1 4

Amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

- 1 4

Other amusement and recreation industries

- 1 4

Golf courses and country clubs

- 1 4

Other services, except public administration

- 1 4

Other services, except public administration

- 1 4

Repair and maintenance

- 1 4

Automotive repair and maintenance

- 1 4

Automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance

- 1 4

General automotive repair

- 1 4

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 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, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2012-2013
Occupation(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

31 28 100

Management occupations

3 4 14

Operations specialties managers

- - -

Industrial production managers

- 1 4

Industrial production managers

- 1 4

Other management occupations

- - -

Construction managers

- 1 4

Construction managers

- 1 4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

2 4 14

Supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

1 1 4

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

1 1 4

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

1 1 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

- 1 4

Forest, conservation, and logging workers

- 1 4

Logging workers

- 1 4

Fallers

- 1 4

Construction and extraction occupations

9 3 11

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1 2 7

Supervisors of installation, maintenance, and repair workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

- 1 4

Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

- 1 4

Line installers and repairers

- 1 4

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

- 1 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

7 9 32

Motor vehicle operators

5 7 25

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

- 5 18

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

- 4 14

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

1 2 7

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

1 2 7

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.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released 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, Pittsburgh, Pa, 2012-2013
Characteristic 2012(1) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

31 28 100
Employee status      

Wage and salary workers(2)

25 20 71

Self-employed(3)

6 8 29
Gender      

Men

26 27 96

Women

5 1 4
Age(4)      

25 to 34 years

4 2 7

35 to 44 years

3 2 7

45 to 54 years

11 12 43

55 to 64 years

7 7 25

65 and over

6 5 18
Race or ethnic origin(5)      

White (non-Hispanic)

29 23 82

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

- 4 14

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 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.