Spotlight on Statistics

Septemeber 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chart Data

Fatal Injuries

Tab 1: Fatal occupational injuries incurred by Hispanic or Latino workers by industry, 2010
Industry Fatalities

Construction

181

Transportation and warehousing

91

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

82

Profressional and business services

63

Manufacturing

50

Leisure and hospitality

49

Retail trade

44

Government

33

Other services, except public administraiton

32

Mining

25

Wholesale trade

24

Financial activities

19

Education and health services

9

Utilities

3

Tab 2: Number of fatal work injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers, 1997–2010
Year Foreign born Native born

1997

379 279

1998

405 302

1999

468 262

2000

494 321

2001

572 323

2002

578 263

2003

520 274

2004

596 306

2005

638 285

2006

667 323

2007

634 303

2008

503 301

2009

429 284

2010

441 266

Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities | Chart

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