Job-related deaths were at 6,026 in 1998, its lowest since1992.
The Labor Department reported job-related deaths at 6,026 in 1998, its lowest since it began keeping track
in 1992. Highway crashes continue to be the leading cause of on-the-job deaths at 1,431, with deaths from
falls and electrocutions increasing with the booming construction industry.
Workplace Deaths Decline In 1998
June 16, 2000