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The Division this month released its annual report on fatal occupational injuries in Texas. In 2021 there were 533 fatal occupational injuries, a 12% increase over 2020 and a 12% decrease when compared to fatal injuries in 2019. The highest number of fatalities (182) was in the transportation and warehousing industry followed by 127 fatalities in the constructions industry. The occupations with the highest number of fatalities were driver/sales workers and truck drivers with 147. You may review the report in its entirety here: report

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