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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 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Transportation incidents

2,054 2,083 2,077 2,080 2,122

Falls, slips, trips

800 849 887 791 880

Contact with objects and equipment

722 761 695 786 732

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

703 866 807 828 841

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

424 518 531 621 642

Fires and explosions

121 88 123 115 99

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