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Table: Wyoming Fatal Occupational Injuries by Event or Exposure, 2002
Event or Exposure* Number Percent of Total Fatalities
Transportation Incidents 17 53.1%
Highway Incidents (Traffic Crashes) 12 37.5%
Collision Between Vehicles, Mobile Equipment 3 9.4%
Noncollision Incident 7 21.9%
Jack-Knifed or Overturned -- No Collision 7 21.9%
Contact with Objects and Equipment 6 18.8%
Caught or Crushed in Collapsing Materials 3 9.4%
Falls 4 12.5%
Fall to Lower Level 4 12.5%
Exposure to Harmful Substances or Environments 4 12.5%
Oxygen Deficiency NEC 3 9.4%
Nondisclosable 1 3.1%
Total 32 100.0%
*Based on the 1992 Bureau of Labor Statistics Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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