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Did you know that the fatal injury rate for Hispanic or Latino workers rose in 2020?

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The fatal injury rate for all workers declined in 2020, but the rate for Hispanic or Latino workers rose. It was the only race or ethnic group shown on the chart below to see an increase. To learn more about fatal occupation injuries, see “Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2020.” CFOI reports fatal workplace injuries only; it does not report any illness related information, including COVID-19.
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La tasa de lesiones mortales para todos los trabajadores disminuyó en 2020, pero la tasa de los trabajadores hispanos o latinos aumentó. Fue la única raza o grupo étnico que aparece en el gráfico siguiente que vio un aumento. Para saber más sobre las lesiones ocupacionales mortales, consulte el “Resumen del Censo de lesiones ocupacionales mortales, 2020.” (en inglés) CFOI sólo informa de las lesiones mortales en el lugar de trabajo; no comunica ninguna información relacionada con las enfermedades, incluido el COVID-19.
Chart showing rate of fatal work injuries by race or ethnic origin, 2019-20The fatal work injury rate for all workers was 3.4 fatalities per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers, down from 3.5 in 2019. In the same time period, the fatal work injury rate for Hispanic or Latino workers rose to 4.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers, up from 4.2 and was the only race or ethnic group to see an increase in the fatal work injury rate out of the groups shown in the chart.

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