Table 2-42. Waterborne Transportation Safety Data not Related to Vessel Casualties

Table 2-42. Waterborne Transportation Safety Data not Related to Vessel Casualties

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  1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Fatalitiesa 420 330 281 130 101 56 131 131 141 137 111 108 76 67
Injuries U U U U U U 1,633 1,542 1,807 1,916 1,298 947 474 399
Vesselsb U 321 274 128 98 51 125 120 127 131 R1,409 1,023 506 426

a Fatalities include people who were declared missing.
b Figures represent the number of vessels involved in nonvessel casualties. These vessels were not part of the accident, but the accident may have occurred on the vessel (e.g., crewmembers swept overboard by a wave).

KEY: R = revised; U = data are not available.

NOTES: Fatalities and injuries cited arise from an event not related to a vessel casualty, such as falls or electrocution.
1992-98 data come from the Marine Safety Management Information System. Data for prior years may not bedirectly comparable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Investigations and Analysis, Compliance Analysis Division (G-MOA-2), personal communications.