There were 28 work-related deaths in South Dakota in 2014.
There were 28 work-related deaths in South Dakota in 2014.
Black Hills Knowledge Network
Jan 26, 2016

Transportation Injuries Drive Work Related Deaths In SD

Transportation-related injuries resulted in the highest number of work-related deaths in South Dakota in 2014, reports the Sioux Falls Argus Leader

That year, 12 of the state's 28 work-related deaths resulted from transportation incidents, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Falls, slips and trips led to eight deaths, while contact with equipment or objects led to five. 

With nine deaths, the agiculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting industry had the highest number. Construction came in second with six deaths. 

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