Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Texas
Characteristic 2013
Total fatal injuries 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

508 66 228 32 74 31 76
 

Employee status

 

Wage and salary (2)

448 48 213 31 61 28 66

Self-employed (3)

60 18 15   13 3 10
 

Gender

 

Women

23 9 7 1 6    

Men

485 57 221 31 68 31 76
 

Age

 

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

7 1 2     1  

20 to 24 years

47 4 23   5 3 10

25 to 34 years

106 16 44 9 11 9 17

35 to 44 years

85 8 41 6 15 5 9

45 to 54 years

135 19 54 12 19 10 21

55 to 64 years

89 13 41   17 3 14

65 years and over

39 5 23   6   3
 

Race or ethnic origin (4)

 

White (non-Hispanic)

254 32 125 22 27 16 31

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

45 13 20       8

Hispanic or Latino

192 13 75 10 45 12 37

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

15 8 6        

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

2   2        
 

Occupation (SOC) (5)

 

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

42 18 17     3  

Management occupations

20 10 9       1

Business and financial operations occupations

2   1        

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

3            

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

             

Legal occupations

3 3          

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

5            

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

5 1 4        

Service occupations

72 18 16 19 9 3 7

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

41 10 8 19      

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7 5     1    

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

22   6   6   6

Personal care and service occupations

1 1          

Sales and office occupations

31 15 8   7    

Sales and related occupations

23 12 7   3    

Office and administrative support occupations

8 3     4    

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

172 5 58 9 43 17 40

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

12   5       4

Construction and extraction occupations

121   41 8 32 13 25

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

39   12   10 4 11

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

188 10 127 3 14 8 26

Production occupations

25 1 5   7 3 7

Transportation and material moving occupations

163 9 122   7 5 19

Military occupations (6)

3   2        
 

Industry (NAICS) (7)

 

Private industry (8)

449 50 214 13 65 31 76

Goods producing

208 6 85 9 43 18 47

Natural resources and mining

67   35 5 9 3 13

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

16   9       4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9)

51   26 5 8 3 9

Construction

116 3 44 3 32 12 22

Manufacturing

25 1 6     3 12

Service providing

241 44 129 4 22 13 29

Trade, transportation, and utilities

140 18 91   10 5 15

Wholesale trade

33 5 19   3   6

Retail trade

21 8 6   5    

Transportation and warehousing

82 5 66     3 5

Utilities

4            

Information

5   4        

Financial activities

13 3 8        

Finance and insurance

4            

Real estate and rental and leasing

9 1 6        

Professional and business services

41 5 15   7 7 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

8   3        

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

33 3 12   6 5 7

Educational and health services

4 1 3        

Educational services

1   1        

Health care and social assistance

3 1          

Leisure and hospitality

18 12 3        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6   1        

Accommodation and food services

12 10          

Other services, except public administration

20 5 5   2   5

Government (8)

59 16 14 19 9    

Federal government

5   2   3    

State government

4 3          

Local government

50 13 11 19 6    

(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (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.

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.