Number of occupational injury deaths in 2018, by major occupation group

This statistic shows the data for the number of occupational injury deaths in the US in 2018, by major occupation group. In 2018, 1,443 people in transportation and material moving occupations died due to a fatal injury at work.

Number of occupational injury deaths in the U.S. in 2018, by major occupation group

Major occupation groupNumber of occupational injury deaths
Transportation and material moving1,443
Construction and extraction1,003
Installation, maintenance, and repair420
Management387
Building, grounds cleaning and maintenance350
Protective service270
Farming, fishing, and forestry262
Sales and related241
Food preparation and serving100
Military82
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media71
Office and administrative support69
Healthcare practitioners and technical65
Personal care and service63
Business and financial operations38
Healthcare support32
Architecture and engineering30
Education, training, and library27
Community and social services23
Life, physical, and social science18
Legal15
Computer and mathematical12
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Sources

Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Fatal injury rates exclude workers under the age of 16 years, volunteers, and resident military.

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