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Transportation Incidents Leading Causes of Workplace Fatalities

Dec 13, 2011

Texas recorded 456 work-related fatalities in 2010, compared to 482 fatalities in 2009. Transportation incidents caused 43 percent of the fatalities, according to a report issued by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC).

Transportation incidents are consistently the leading causes of workplace fatalities not only in Texas but also across the nation.  

To learn more about these statistics, visit the DWC report at  

www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/safety/sis/documents/2010newsrelease.pdf.

For free information on preventing workplace accidents, please visit Texas Mutual's Safety website at www.worksafetexas.com.

Especially during the holidays, please remind your family, friends, and employees to drive safely & defensively.