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Fatal Occupational Injuries

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Work Death / Fatality Breakdown StatisticsNumber
Total4,679
Wage and Salary Workers (Private Sector)3,204
Self Employed1,047
Government Workers428
Deaths by Event or ExposureNumber
Transportation Accidents1,891
Violence and other injuries by persons or animals749
Fires and explosions137
Falls, slips, trips793
Exposure to harmful substances or environments390
Contact with objects and equipment708
Overexertion and bodily reaction9
Deaths by SectorNumber
Goods producing sector1,964
Service providing sector2,287
Government sector428
Deaths by OccupationNumber
Trade, transportation, and utilities1,198
Construction874
Natural resources and mining749
Professional and business services418
Manufacturing341
Information32
Financial Activities114
Leisure and hospitality207
Educational and health services144
Other services, except public administration174
Deaths by AgeNumber
Under 168
16 to 1954
20 to 24289
25 to 34742
35 to 44838
45 to 541,127
55 to 64965
65 +656
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Sources: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: June 1, 2017

Fatal Occupational Injuries

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