The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 31 people died from work injuries in South Dakota during 2011.
The preliminary numbers show that the number of work-related fatalities in the state decreased by five from the previous year.
Of the 31 fatalities, 14 were from transportation incidents. The agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting industry had the largest number of fatalities in the state with eight.
The majority of people who died in South Dakota during 2011 from workplace injuries were white non-Hispanics men who worked for wages and salaries.
Most Popular Today
How Much Money Will Super Bowl 50 Bring Its Host City?
The Super Bowl Ad Game: Celebrities, Animals And Humor
- 3.Retail & Restaurants
Football Fans Fill Sports Bars For Super Bowl 50
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Consumer Alert: BBB Valentine's Day Tips For Your Heart And Wallet
- 5.Health Care
New $18 Million Hospital Planned For Custer
Sioux Falls Is A Top Pick For College Grads
- 7.Your Money Matters
Phishing Emails Targeting Jobseekers
- 8.Education Funding
Sales Tax Hike For Teacher Pay Passes State House Committee
- 9.Education Funding, Education
Teacher Pay Tax Hike Set For Debate In Legislative Committee
- 10.Crops, General
USDA Grant To Help South Dakota Increase Ethanol Usage