Fall injuries and fatalities in the construction industry in the U.S.

In 2014, 9.5 out of every 100,000 construction workers in private industry were killed on the job; and falls, slips and trips constituted the major causes of fatal injuries: about 40% of all fatalities in the industry; whereas in 2013, the fatality rate was 9.7 per 100,000 FTE workers.  Construction injuries and fatalities due to falls have increased from 2013 (13 per 100,000) to 2014 (14.2 per 100,000).

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