5,190 work-related deaths were recorded in 2016, marking an average of more than 99 deaths a week or more than 14 deaths every day.
Of the 4,693 fatalities recorded in the private industry, 991 or 21.1 percent occurred in construction.
Among the leading causes of work-related deaths were:
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