Selected occupations with high nonfatal injury rates, 2018

Occupation Percent of overall average
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 318%
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 322%
Janitors and cleaners 177%
Nursing assistants 327%
Maintenance and repair workers, general 236%
Stock clerks and order fillers 203%
Police and sheriff’s patrol officers 873%
Light truck drivers 311%
Construction laborers 266%

Source: Authors’ analysis of U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics data (U.S. DOL-BLS 2020a).

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