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Federal-fiscal-years 2017 through 2021

(Oct. 1, 2017, through Sept. 30, 2021)

Cause of fatality 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Asphyxiation 0 1 1 2 1 5
Contact with object/equipment 11 6 11 5 13 46
COVID-19 -- -- -- 10 6 16
Drowning 1 0 1 0 0 2
Electrocution 0 4 0 1 4 9
Explosion 1 0 0 0 0 1
Fall 4 8 7 9 8 36
Other 0 6 1 3 3 13
Total 17 25 21 30 35 128
             
Percent in construction industry 41% 16% 33% 27% 37% 30%
Percent in general industry 59% 84% 67% 73% 63% 70%
Number in construction industry 7 4 7 8 13 39
Number in general industry 10 21 14 22 22 89

Updated November 2021

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