Status: Getting worse
Most Recent Data:
3.6 work-related deaths per 100,000 full-time workers (2021)
2.9 per 100,000
3.5 work-related deaths per 100,000 full-time workers occurred in 2017
Reduce deaths from work-related injuries in all industries
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.
Workgroup: Occupational Safety and Health Workgroup