Work Deaths by State

Work-related death rates vary substantially by state. In 2020, Wyoming ranked highest, with a rate of 13.0 deaths per 100,000 workers. In contrast, Rhode Island achieved the lowest rates of 2020, 1.1 deaths per 100,000 workers.

Use the interactive chart to explore death rate trends. Hover over a state to see the current number of deaths as well as historic death rate trends. Click on a state to display the leading causes of work-related death for that state (shown below the map).

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