Fatalities Lower in 2017

There were a total of 5,147 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2017.

Down slightly from the 5, 190 fatal injuries reported in 2016.

Fatal falls were at their highest level in 26 years at 887.

Violence decreased by 7 percent, homicides by 8 percent, suicides by 5 percent.

Transportation incidents 2,077

Unintentional overdoses due to nonmedical use of drugs increased 25 percent

CRANE RELATED WORKPLACE FATALITIES FELL TO THEIR LOWEST LEVEL RECORDED AT 33 IN 2017.

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