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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 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Transportation incidents

1,984 2,054 2,083 2,077 2,080

Falls, slips, trips

818 800 849 887 791

Contact with objects and equipment

715 722 761 695 786

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

765 703 866 807 828

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

390 424 518 531 621

Fires and explosions

137 121 88 123 115