Fatal injury rates per 100,000 workers in the United States and the European Union, 2010
|Industry||E.U. Rate||U.S. Rate||U.S./E.U.|
|Agriculture, forestry, and fishing||9.4||18.4||200%|
|Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply||2.9||4.7||160%|
|Water supply; sewerage, waste management, and remediation activities||6.0||12.4||210%|
|Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles||1.4||2.0||140%|
|Transportation and storage||6.8||13.5||200%|
|Accommodation and food service activities||0.6||1.0||170%|
|Information and communication||0.6||1.3||220%|
|Financial and insurance activities||0.6||0.2||30%|
|Real estate activities||1.0||2.0||200%|
|Professional, scientific, and technical activities||0.8||0.5||60%|
|Administrative and support service activities||1.8||2.5||140%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Source: William J. Wiatrowski and Jill Janocha Monthly Labor Review article, "Comparing Fatal Work Injuries in the United States and the European Union" (Wiatrowski and Janocha 2014).