TITLE

Fatalities Among Oil and Gas Extraction Workers -- United States, 2003-2006

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/25/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 16, p429
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on an analysis of fatalities among oil and gas extraction workers in the U.S. from 2003 to 2006. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed an increase in fatalities among the workers. The CDC indicated that increases in oil and gas extraction activity were correlated with an increase in the rate of fatal occupational injuries in this industry.
ACCESSION #
31889106

 

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