Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, U.S. and selected states, 2014 (preliminary)
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

4,679 (5) 749 1,891 137 793 390 708

Arkansas

67 7 33 3 12 4 8

Louisiana

120 17 58 8 15 9 13

New Mexico

50 6 31 - - - 7

Oklahoma

91 4 60 5 7 3 12

Texas

524 66 237 24 67 53 76

(1) State totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately. All data are preliminary; final data are scheduled to be released in spring 2016.
(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.
(5) Includes 5 fatal injuries that occurred within the territorial boundaries of the United States, but a State of incident could not be determined.

NOTE: Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-releated deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.

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

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