Table 2 - Occupational Fatalities in Transportation Occupations: 1998

Table 2 - Occupational Fatalities in Transportation Occupations: 1998

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  Total fatalities Transportation incidents Assaults and violent acts Contact with objects and equipment Falls Exposure toharmfulsubstance or environment Fires and explosions
All occupations 6,026 2,630 958 940 699 572 205
Transportation occupations 1,257 926 96 138 34 39 23
Truck drivers 879 721 30 76 22 21 7
Drivers (sales workers) 36 27 6
Bus drivers 13 10
Taxicab drivers and chauffeurs 82 32 50
Airplane pilots and navigators 91 91
Rail transportation occupations 15 13
Water transportation occupations 25 18 3
Other transportation occupations1 116 15

1 Includes other vehicle operators, couriers, and material moving labor, etc.

KEY: = no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 1998.