Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
3.5 work-related deaths per 100,000 full-time workers (2017)

Target:
2.9 per 100,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
3.5 work-related deaths per 100,000 full-time workers occurred in 2017

Reduce deaths from work-related injuries in all industries

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

Every year in the United States, thousands of people die from work-related injuries. Many of these deaths are caused by motor vehicle crashes, falls, violence, and machines and industrial vehicles. Interventions tailored to specific industries can reduce deaths from work-related injuries.