Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, United States and selected states, 2016
Area Total
fatal
injuries (1)
Event or exposure (2)
Violence and
other injuries
by persons
or animals (3)
Transportation
incidents (4)
Fires and
explosions
Falls, slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances
or environments
Contact with
objects and
equipment

United States

5,190 866 2,083 88 849 518 761

  Arkansas

68 11 31 3 7 3 13

  Louisiana

95 24 38 - 8 12 12

  New Mexico

41 5 23 - 3 1 7

  Oklahoma

92 9 47 - 16 8 11

  Texas

545 74 244 10 90 50 75

(1) Totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately. The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) has published data on fatal occupational injuries for the United States since 1992. During this time, the classification systems and definitions of many data elements have changed. Please see the CFOI Definitions page (www.bls.gov/iif/oshcfdef.htm) for a more detailed description of each data element and their definitions.
(2) Based on BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(3) Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injuries, and attacks by animals.
(4) Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, and rail fatal injuries, and fatal injuries resulting from being struck by a vehicle.

NOTE: Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.

Source: BLS Southwest Information Office, Dallas; CFOI Survey.

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