Work Deaths by State

Work-related death rates vary substantially by state. In 2018, Wyoming ranked highest, with a rate of 11.5 deaths per 100,000 workers. In contrast, both Delaware and Rhode Island achieved the lowest rates of 2018, below 2 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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