Important Facts for Work-Related Injury Mortality
DefinitionMortality Rate from work-related injuries per 100,000 full time workers
NumeratorNumber of fatal occupational injuries
DenominatorFull-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 ObjectivesHealthy North Carolina 2020