State Occupational Epidemiologist releases annual report on Workplace Fatalities
Newest Report shows a reduction of occupational fatalities in Wyoming
January 3, 2019
CHEYENNE – Today, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) released its annual Work-Related Fatal Injuries report. The report, which provides analysis over the years 2012-2017 and is the third multi-year report, offers a complete review of occupational fatality patterns in the state by industry and cause. In 2017, State Occupational Epidemiology identified 20 workplace fatalities in Wyoming, which is a reduction from the 27 fatalities identified in 2016 by the same program. On Dec.18, the federal Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) also reported 20 deaths in Wyoming in...