Table 2

Selected industry of workplace overdose fatalities: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) 2011–2016

Industry*n%FTEsRate per 1 000 000 FTEs
Transportation and warehousing1161538 680 1743.0
Construction1141556 675 2532.0
Healthcare and social assistance9613109 205 9730.9
Accommodation and food services721052 167 5011.4
Administrative and support, and waste management66937 106 2621.8
Retail trade53787 822 3400.6
Manufacturing51794 385 5200.5
Other services46638 148 5331.2
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing27414 207 7911.9
Arts, entertainment, and recreation24315 276 1861.6
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1826 798 6262.6
Wholesale trade17223 175 4510.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services15261 914 2340.2
Educational services11167 528 5570.2
Real estate, and rental and leasing10116 574 7750.2
Public administration10140 818 7590.6
Information9117 905 1430.5
Total760100828 767 5150.9
  • Totals and rates were generated by the authors with restricted access to Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) microdata.

  • *For industries with greater than five deaths.

  • FTE, full-time equivalent.