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Data on Civilian Occupations with High Fatal Work Injury Rates in 2013

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/cfch0012.pdf

Distribution of Fatal Injury Events by Gender

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/cfch0012.pdf

Fatal Work Injury Rates by Age Group

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/cfch0012.pdf

Consider each of the following statements. Does the information in the three sources support the inference as stated?

Yes

No

Of the high risk occupations listed, more workers die in the logging occupation than any other field of employment.

It could be estimated from this data that there were about one million people employed in farming, ranching, or agricultural management in 2013.

More female workers die in roadway incidents than male workers.

Workers over age 65 are at least three times more likely to be involved in a fatal work accident than teenagers.

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