Selected Occupations with High Fatality Rates, 2004
(average fatality rate for all occupations: 4.1 per 100,000)
|Occupation||Fatality rate1||Number of |
|Aircraft pilots and flight engineers||92.4||109|
|Fishers and related fishing workers||86.4||38|
|Structural iron and steel workers||47.0||31|
|Refuse and recyclable material collectors||43.2||35|
|Farmers and ranchers||37.5||307|
|Electrical power-line installers|
|Driver/sales workers and truck drivers||27.6||905|
|Taxi drivers and chauffeurs||24.2||67|
NOTE: 1. Rate per 100,000 employed.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, and U.S. Department of Defense, 2004.
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