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Revisions to the 2007 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Categories: Births/Deaths,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Reports that the final count of fatal work injuries for 2007 was 5,657, up from the preliminary count of 5,488 but the third lowest annual total since the fatality census was first conducted in 1992. Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations continued to have the highest death rate per 100,000 workers. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics