Table 1 - Transportation-Related Occupational Fatalities: 1992 and 2000

Table 1 - Transportation-Related Occupational Fatalities: 1992 and 2000

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  1992 2000
Total occupational fatalities (all causes) 6,217 5,915
Total transportation-related fatalities 2,484 2,571
Highway 1,158 1,363
Off-highway road (farm, industrial, premises) 436 399
Air transportation 353 280
Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment 346 370
Water transportation 109 84
Railroad transportation 66 71
Other, not elsewhere classified 16 4

NOTE: Data for 2000 are preliminary. Because these data are generated by a different methodology, they may not be consistent with other transportation fatality-by-mode data presented in this document.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 1992 and 2000, available at http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshcfoi1.htm, as of Dec. 20, 2001.