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Exposure in Wisconsin 1997 - 1999

Year

1997

1998

1999

Total Fatal Injuries

114

97

105

Transportation accidents

46

49

47

Highway accidents

25

29

34

Non-highway Accidents (farms, industrial premises)

8

9

7

Worker struck by vehicle

6

4

4

Aircraft accident

5

7

2

Assaults & Violent acts

11

17

12

Homicides

6

8

7

Self-inflicted injury

1

7

4

Contacts with objects/equipment

22

19

23

Struck by object

6

6

13

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

12

9

8

Falls

15

6

10

Fall to lower level

14

6

8

Fall on same level

1

-

2

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

15

5

10

Contact with electric current

8

4

7

Oxygen deficiency

3

-

-

Fires & Explosions

5

1

3

Other

-

-

-

In all three years, transportation accidents have accounted for the most deaths, followed by contact with objects or equipment.

-Indicates data is not available and/or publishable.
Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Classification Structure.

Updated February 25, 2014
Division of Worker's Compensation
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