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Fatal work injury counts by event, recent years

Charts related to the latest "Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries" news release   |   More chart packages

Fatal work injury counts by event
Event 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

Transportation incidents

2,083 2,077 2,080 2,122 1,778

Falls, slips, trips

849 887 791 880 805

Contact with objects and equipment

761 695 786 732 716

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

866 807 828 841 705

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

518 531 621 642 672

Fires and explosions

88 123 115 99 71

See data definitions at www.bls.gov/iif/oshcfdef.htm.