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Important Facts for Work-Related Injury Mortality

Definition

Mortality Rate from work-related injuries per 100,000 full time workers

Numerator

Number of fatal occupational injuries

Denominator

Full-time equivalent workers

Why Is This Important?

"Although the actual number of North Carolinians who die from work-related injuries is not large, these deaths are unnecessary and preventable. Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting; construction; and transportation and utilities are among the industries with the highest death rates in North Carolina." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.

Other Objectives

Healthy North Carolina 2020

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Content updated: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:44:01 EDT