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Number and rate of fatal work injuries, by industry sector

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

Number and rate of fatal work injuries, by industry sector, 2018
Industry Number of fatal work injuries Fatal work injury rate (per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers)


1,008 9.5

Transportation and warehousing

874 14.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

574 23.4

Professional and business services

585 3.3


471 1.8


343 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

253 2.2

Retail trade

274 1.9

Other services (exc. Public admin.)

195 2.6

Wholesale trade

202 5.3

Educational and health services

168 0.7

Financial activities

108 1.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

130 14.1


31 1.2


29 2.6