Table 2-18: Hazardous Materials Incidents: 2000
(Not including pipelines)
|Incidents||Deaths||Total Injuries||Major Injuries||Minor Injuries||Damages ($ thousands)|
NOTES: U.S. total includes U.S. territories or foreign locations.
Hazardous material incident locations are often listed as the terminals or sorting centers where they are discovered. Therefore, states with this type of a facility may show a disproportionate number of incidents.
Hazardous materials transportation incidents required to be reported are defined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 49 CFR Part 171.15, 171.16 (Form F 5800.1).
Hazardous materials deaths and injuries are caused by the hazardous material in commerce.
NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Hazardous materials incident data are subject to revision and correction by the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety.
SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Hazmat Summary by State for Calendar Year 2000, and earlier years, Washington, DC: 2002, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov as of April 24, 2002.