Occupations with high fatal work injury rates in the U.S. in 2017

Occupations with high fatal work injury rates in the U.S. in 2017

Occupations with high fatal work injury rates in the U.S. in 2017 This statistic shows preliminary data for the top 10 occupations by fatal work injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, the highest occupational injury death rate was to be found among logging workers with a rate of 99.8 deaths per 100,000 workers.
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Occupations with high fatal work injury rates in the U.S. in 2017

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Rate per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Fishers and related fishing workers99.8
Logging workers 84.3
Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 48.6
Roofers 45.2
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 35
Structural iron and steel workers33.4
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers26.8
Farmers, ranchers, and other agriculture managers24
First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers21
Electrical power-line installers and repairers18.7
Rate per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Fishers and related fishing workers99.8
Logging workers 84.3
Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 48.6
Roofers 45.2
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 35
Structural iron and steel workers33.4
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers26.8
Farmers, ranchers, and other agriculture managers24
First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers21
Electrical power-line installers and repairers18.7
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This statistic shows preliminary data for the top 10 occupations by fatal work injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, the highest occupational injury death rate was to be found among logging workers with a rate of 99.8 deaths per 100,000 workers.
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