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August 29, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Fatal occupational injuries in 2010

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations, 2009–2010
Occupation 2009 2010 (p)

Total, all occupations

4,551 4,547

  Transportation and material moving

1,059 1,115

  Construction and extraction

838 760


538 533

  Installation, maintenance, and repair

326 351

  Sales and related

290 274

  Farming, fishing, and forestry

239 260

  Protective service

244 258

(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Fatal occupational injuries in 2010.



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