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Sources of data on fatal work injuries

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Sources of data on fatal work injuries, 2020
Source Number of documents

Death certificate

4,622

All other

4,973

News media

2,472

Coroner/Medical examiner/Autopsy

3,260

OSHA

1,896

Toxicology

1,457

State workers' compensation

1,073

Police

768

Other government

995

State follow-up

125

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