Selected occupations with high fatal injury rates, 2018

Occupation Percent of overall average
Logging workers 2800%
Fishers and related fishing workers 2200%
Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 1690%
Roofers 1480%
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 1270%
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers 750%
Structural iron and steel workers 680%
Waste management and remediation workers 610%
Landscaping services 540%
Miscellaneous agricultural workers 520%

Source: Authors' analysis of U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. DOL-BLS 2020c).

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