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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fatal occupational injuries to contracted workers

Fatal occupational injuries to contracted workers, by selected occupation and percent of all fatal injuries in that occupation, 2015
OccupationTotal fatal injuriesPercent of all fatal injuries

Construction laborers

13557%

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

588%

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

4940%

Electricians

4858%

Roofers

4357%

Carpenters

3542%

Security guards

2545%

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

2422%

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

2048%

Painters, construction and maintenance

1846%

Structural iron and steel workers

1694%

Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

1535%

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

1529%

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

1345%

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

1246%

Athletes and sports competitors

1169%

Tree trimmers and pruners

1015%

Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse

109%

 

Last Modified Date: November 28, 2017