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Sources of data on fatal work injuries

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Sources of data on fatal work injuries, 2018
Source Number of documents

Death certificate

5,140

All other

5,622

News media

3,284

Coroner/Medical examiner/Autopsy

3,746

OSHA

2,026

Toxicology

1,594

State workers' compensation

1,296

Police

1,054

Other government

944

State follow-up

185