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Work Zone Safety Data

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_02_21b_062723.xlsx (21.87 KB)


FARS data shown here are from the 50 States and the District of Columbia.


a Occupants of a non-motor vehicle transport device and persons on personal conveyances.

b The road construction location category was implemented in 1995. Includes road construction workers and vehicle occupants fatally injured in work zones. 

c Starting 2019, data only include road construction workers. 


Fatalities, Fatal crashes, Crash type:

U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Data, Fatality and Injury Reporting System Tool (FIRST), available at as of Apr. 25, 2023

Worker fatalities:

2005-18: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, available at as of Apr. 26, 2021.

2019-21: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data Retrieval Tools, Series ID: FWUY6X2373XX80N00, available at as of Jun. 22, 2023.