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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Chart 4. Fatal occupational injuries by nature, 2018
Nature Total fatal injuries (number)

Multiple traumatic injuries and disorders

523

Intracranial injuries and injuries to internal organs

69

Burns and other injuries, except fractures

54

Other traumatic injuries and disorders

210

Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk

95

Poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effect

60

Asphyxiations, strangulations, suffocations

36

Drownings

11

Electrocutions, electric shocks

7

Intracranial injuries

105

Multiple intracranial injuries

32

Cerebral and other intracranial hemorrhages

7

Traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord

30

Multiple traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord

15

Traumatic injuries to spinal cord

10

Fractures

5

Burns and corrosions

20

Heat (thermal) burns

20

Open wounds

18

Gunshot wounds

12

Tramautic injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, etc.

2

Dislocations

1


Last Modified Date: July 14, 2020