August 24, 2010

Fatal occupational injuries in 2009

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations, 2008–09
Occupation 2008 2009

Total, all occupations

5,214 4,340

Transportation and material moving

1,376 988

Construction and extraction

977 818

Management

553 514

Installation, maintenance, and repair

354 317

Sales and related

275 269

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

234 248

Protective service

306 243

Farming, fishing, and forestry

286 229

These data featured in the TED article, Fatal occupational injuries in 2009.