Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, United States and selected states, 2014
Area Total
fatal
injuries (1)
Event or exposure (2)
Violence and
other injuries
by persons
or animals (3)
Transportation
incidents (4)
Fires and
explosions
Falls, slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances
or environments
Contact with
objects and
equipment

United States

4,821 765 1,984 137 818 390 715

  Arkansas

67 7 33 3 12 4 8

  Louisiana

120 16 60 8 15 9 12

  New Mexico

53 6 34 - - - 7

  Oklahoma

98 4 67 5 7 3 12

  Texas

531 66 243 24 67 53 77

Footnotes:
(1) Totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately.
(2) Based on BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(3) Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.
(4) Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, and rail fatal injuries, and fatal injuries resulting from being struck by a vehicle.

NOTE: 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. Data were finalized on April 21, 2016.

Source: BLS Southwest Information Office, Dallas; CFOI Survey.

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