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CFOI 2015

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in Wyoming, 2015

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The number of occupational fatalities in Wyoming declined from 37 in 2014 to 34 in 2015, a decrease of three deaths (-8.1%). From 1992 to 2015, there was an average of 34 occupational fatalities each year.

In 2015, 12 deaths occurred in natural resources & mining (or 35.3% of all deaths). Within that category, eight deaths were in agriculture (23.5%) and four deaths (11.8%) were in mining (including oil & gas). Trade, transportation, & utilities accounted for nine deaths (26.5%), with seven deaths in transportation & warehousing (20.6%). There were four deaths each in construction (11.8%) and in professional & business services (11.8%). Half (50.0%) of all workplace fatalities were the result of transportation incidents.

From 2003-2015, transportation incidents made up 57.5% of all workplace deaths.

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses


    Post-Injury Wage Loss:
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    Prepared for The NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center. Published May 2009


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