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Fatal work injuries among Asians, native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders 


May 24, 2019
There were 161 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2017 to Asian, native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander workers. These workers accounted for about 3 percent of the 5,147 fatal work injuries in 2017. From 2013 to 2017, 725 Asians, native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders were killed at work, an average of 145 per year. Only 13 percent of these workers were born in the United States; 87 percent were foreign born. Full Text »
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