"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.
Mortality Rate From Work-Related Injuries North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2010
The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Mortality Rate from work-related injuries per 100,000 full time workers
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of fatal occupational injuries
Full-time equivalent workers
Page Content Updated On 06/01/2012,
Published on 06/01/2012
State Center for Health Statistics, N.C. Division of Public Health, Telephone: 919-733-4728, Fax: 919-733-8485