NOTES: Water data are not included on these figures but are included in the corresponding tables. On an average annual basis, 9 incidents were reported by vessels. Two injuries were reported in 1998; none in other years. 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 October 2003.