Fatal Occupational Injuries

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Work Death / Fatality Breakdown Statistics Number
Total 4,679
Wage and Salary Workers (Private Sector) 3,204
Self Employed 1,047
Government Workers 428
Deaths by Event or Exposure Number
Transportation Accidents 1,891
Violence and other injuries by persons or animals 749
Fires and explosions 137
Falls, slips, trips 793
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 390
Contact with objects and equipment 708
Overexertion and bodily reaction 9
Deaths by Sector Number
Goods producing sector 1,964
Service providing sector 2,287
Government sector 428
Deaths by Occupation Number
Trade, transportation, and utilities 1,198
Construction 874
Natural resources and mining 749
Professional and business services 418
Manufacturing 341
Information 32
Financial Activities 114
Leisure and hospitality 207
Educational and health services 144
Other services, except public administration 174
Deaths by Age Number
Under 16 8
16 to 19 54
20 to 24 289
25 to 34 742
35 to 44 838
45 to 54 1,127
55 to 64 965
65 + 656
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Sources: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 11, 2016

Fatal Occupational Injuries

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