Bureau of Labor Statistics
Fatal work injury counts, 1992-2001
SOURCE: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2000
Fatal work injury counts in the private construction industry, 1992-2001
Numbers and rates of fatal occupational injuries by industry division, 2001
NOTE: Data exclude fatalities resulting from September 11 terrorist attacks.
SOURCE: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 2001.
Rate = (Fatal work injuries/Employment) x 100,000 workers. Employment data extracted from the 2001 Current Population Survey (CPS). The fatality rates were calculated using employment as the denominator; employment-based rates measure the risk for those employed during a given period of time, regardless of exposure hours.
in the private construction industry with the highest number of fatalities,
of fatalities in the construction industry and to all workers by event,
construction workers and all workers by race or ethnicity, 2001
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