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Number and rate of fatal work injuries, by private industry sector

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Number and rate of fatal work injuries, by private industry sector, 2021
Industry Number of fatal work injuries Fatal work injury rate (per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers)


986 9.4

Transportation and warehousing

976 14.5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

453 19.5

Professional and business services



383 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

243 2.4

Retail trade

263 1.9

Other services (exc. Public admin.)

242 3.8

Wholesale trade

177 5.1

Educational and health services

167 0.7

Financial activities

97 0.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

95 14.2


36 1.5


36 3.4

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