Idaho’s 37 work-related fatalities in 2017 was up seven from 2016, according to newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among data collected:
- Transportation incidents accounted for 17 fatalities and 10 were caused by contact with objects and equipment.
- Among private industry, the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector had the largest number of fatalities in the state with 15.
- Men accounted for 97 percent of the work-related fatalities.
Find additional information and national comparisons in the the full news release on the BLS website.
Additional information on the BLS website includes: