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Fatal and nonfatal injuries in construction and other industries 1 us bureau of labor statistics work-related injuries and illnesses database. An accident, also known as an unintentional injury, is an undesirable, incidental, and for other uses, see misadventure (disambiguation) accidents during the execution of work or arising out of it are called work accidents according to poisons, vehicle collisions and falls are the most common causes of fatal injuries. To address the limitations of death certificates and other existing data sources in the surveillance of fatal occupational injuries, in 1992 the bls.
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