Work Deaths by State

Work-related death rates vary substantially by state. In 2017, Alaska and North Dakota ranked highest, with rates above 10 deaths per 100,000 workers. In contrast, both New Jersey and New Hampshire achieved the lowest rates of 2017, with 1.6 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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