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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, 2020
Industry Number of fatal work injuries Fatal work injury rate (per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers)


1,008 10.2

Transportation and warehousing

805 13.4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

511 21.5

Professional and business services



415 1.8


340 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

219 2.5

Retail trade

275 2.0

Other services (exc. Public admin.)

188 3.3

Wholesale trade

155 4.6

Educational and health services

145 0.7

Financial activities

93 0.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

78 10.5


31 1.3


19 1.8

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