Figure 15-9 - Hazardous Materials Injuries by Selected Mode: 1994-2004

Figure 15-9 - Hazardous Materials Injuries by Selected Mode: 1994-2004

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Figure 15-9 Hazardous Materials Injuries by Selected Mode: 1994-2004. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

NOTES: Data for modes not included in these figures are in table 15-9  in appendix B. The 1996 spike in rail injuries was due mostly to a train derailment in which 787 people were injured by the release of chlorine gas.

SOURCES: 1994—U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Hazardous Materials Information System database, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/pubs/, as of April 2005. 1995–2004—USDOT, PHMSA, Hazardous Materials Information System, 10-Year Hazardous Materials Data, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/pubs/, as of May 2005.