Figure 80 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Injuries by Mode: 1991-2001

Figure 80 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Injuries by Mode: 1991-2001

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Figure 80 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Injuries by Mode: 1991-2001. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 for further assistance.

NOTES: Water data are not included. On an average annual basis, 9 incidents are reported by vessels. Two injuries were reported in 1998; none in other years. Annual data for these incidents and injuries are in table 80 in appendix B.

The 1996 spike in rail injuries resulted from 1 train derailment in which 787 people were injured by the release of chlorine gas.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Hazardous Materials Information System database, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/files/hazmat/10year/10yearfrm.htm, as of January 2003.