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August 23, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Fatal injuries among fishing workers, 2003–2009

Five states with the highest number of fatal occupational injuries among fishing and related fishing workers, 2003–2009
State Number of fatalities

Total, all states

334

Alaska

70

Massachusetts

39

Florida

29

Louisiana

25

Oregon

25

All other states

146

These data are featured in the TED article, Fatal injuries among fishing workers, 2003–2009.

 

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