Fatality Rates of Selected Occupations, 2012 and 2013
The average fatality rate decreased from 2012 to 2013.
|Occupation||Fatality rate 2013||Number of fatalities 2013||Fatality rate 20121||Number of |
|Farming, fishing, and forestry||23.9||232||24.8||260|
|Transportation and material moving||14.9||1,255||15.2||1,247|
|Construction and extraction||12.2||845||12.9||870|
|Installation, maintenance, and repair||7.2||370||7.1||348|
|Sales and related||1.6||220||1.6||225|
|Total fatal work injuries, all occupations||3.3||4,585||3.4||4,628|
NOTE: 1. Rate per 100,000 employed.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2012; 2015.
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