Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State

Fatal Occupational Injuries by Event or Exposure, U.S. and Selected States, 2013 (preliminary)
Area Total fatal
injuries (1)
Event or exposure (2)
Transportation
incidents (3)
Violence and
other injuries
by persons
or animals (4)
Contact with
objects and
equipment
Falls, slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances
or environments
Fires and
explosions

United States

4,405 (5) 1,740 753 717 699 330 148

  Arkansas

62 28 2 10 11 8 3

  Louisiana

114 42 15 17 21 14 -

  New Mexico

53 34 4 6 6 3 -

  Oklahoma

86 51 5 8 12 7 -

  Texas

493 213 66 76 73 31 32

(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 2015.
(2) Based on BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(3) Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, and rail fatal injuries, and fatal injuries resulting from being struck by a vehicle.
(4) Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.
(5) Include 3 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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