Specialty trade contractors account for 626 of those deaths in 2003; plumbing, heating and air-conditioning contractors account for 68 fatal injuries. Of those 68 deaths, 18 were in the residential sector and 21 in the nonresidential sector.
2003 Plumbing and HVAC Industry Deaths By Event Or Exposure
- Transportation incidents - 18
Assaults and violent attacks - 4
Contact with objects and equipment - 13
Falls - 15
Exposure to harmful substances or environments - 15
Fires and explosions -3