Related BLS programs | Related articles
October 1994, Vol. 117, No. 10
The changing character of fatal work injuries
Economist, Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Epidemiologist, Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The 1993 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reveals that most job-related fatalities now occur in service-producing industries, such as trucking firms and retailing; highway fatalities and homicide are leading events. This article summarizes major findings from the 1993 BLS fatality census, a program that provides accurate and verifiable counts of fatal work injuries and profiles where and how these deaths occurred and worker groups that were affected.
Read excerpt Download full text in PDF (784K)
Fatal work injuries: census for 31 States. September 1992.
Further test of a census approach to compiling data on fatal work injuries. October 1991.
Within Monthly Labor Review Online:
Welcome | Current Issue | Index | Subscribe | Archives
Exit Monthly Labor Review Online:
BLS Home | Publications & Research Papers