Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, United States and selected states, 2015
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

4,836 703 2,054 121 800 424 722

  Arkansas

74 9 41 1 10 3 9

  Louisiana

112 18 47 - 14 13 16

  New Mexico

35 4 24 - 3 - -

  Oklahoma

91 7 44 3 11 7 19

  Texas

527 76 238 13 86 41 72

Footnotes:
(1) Totals include other events and exposures, such as bodily reaction, in addition to those shown separately.
(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-releated deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.

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

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