Dit was die dodelikste poste in die VSA verlede jaar, volgens die Bureau of Labor Statistics

Werkverwante sterftes het 'n hoogtepunt van 12 jaar bereik 2019 by meer as 5,300, Volgens new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Elkeen is dood 99 minute van 'n werkverwante besering in 2019, the BLS reported this month. The number of work-related deaths has steadily increased over the last five years, en 2019 was the deadliest year since 2007 for deaths on the job.
Drivers accounted for 1,480 van all work-related deaths in 2019 — around one in five workers who died on the job, BLS said. Meer as 1,060 deaths occurred in the private construction industry, another 12-year high.
But workers in the fishing and hunting industry had the highest mortality rates per 100,000 full-time workers, according to BLS, met 145 deaths per 100,000 mense. They were followed by loggers, pilots and flight engineers and roofers.
    An overwhelming number of workplace deaths were transportation incidents, which accounted for over 2,000 sterftes. Falls, slips and trips followed, met oor 880 sterftes. Suicides and unintentional overdoses both accounted for more than 300 work-related deaths in 2019, ook.
    Among 2019’s disturbing trends was the increase in work-related deaths among Hispanic and Latino workers. Laas jaar, 1,088 Hispanic or Latino workers died on the job, according to the BLS. Just three years earlier, in 2016, that number was 879. It’s the most marked increase among race and ethnic groups.

    Jobs with highest number of work-related deaths in 2019

    1. Transportation and material moving: 1,481
    2. Construction and extraction: 1.066
    3. Diens: 762
    4. Installation, maintenance and repair: 438
    5. Management, besigheid, financial operations: 409

    Fatal work injuries by event

    1. Transportation incidents: 2,122
    2. Falls, slips, trips: 880
    3. Violence and other injuries by people or animals (includes homicides and suicides): 841
    4. Contact with objects and equipment: 732
    5. Exposure to harmful substances or environment (includes substance overdoses): 642

      Jobs with highest death rate per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers

      1. Fishing and hunting: 145 per 100,000
      2. Logging: 68.9 per 100,000
      3. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers: 61.8 per 100,000
      4. Roofers: 54 per 100,000
      5. Construction: 40 per 100,000

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