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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Chart 3. Fatal occupational injuries by selected event or exposure, 2018
Event or ExposureTotal fatal injuries (number)

Transportation incidents

716

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

620

Roadway collision with other vehicle

268

Roadway collision moving in same direction

88

Roadway collision moving in opposite directions, oncoming

86

Roadway collision moving and standing vehicle in roadway

40

Roadway collision moving perpendicularly

38

Roadway collision moving and standing vehicle on side of roadway

14

Roadway collision with object other than vehicle

233

Vehicle struck object or animal on side of roadway

218

Vehicle struck object or animal in roadway

12

Vehicle struck by falling or flying object roadway

3

Roadway noncollision incident

118

Jack-knifed or overturned, roadway

104

Ran off roadway

9

Fall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, roadway

3

Fall or jump from and struck by same vehicle in normal operation, roadway

1

Pedestrian vehicular incident

70

Rail vehicle incidents

15

Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

11

Contact with objects and equipment

72

Struck by object or equipment

61

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

8

Struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing structure, equipment, or material

3

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

59

Exposure to other harmful substances

50

Exposure to electricity

7

Fall, slip, trip

34

Fall to lower level

28

Fall on same level

5

Other

33


Last Modified Date: July 14, 2020