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State Study Shows Truck Drivers Top List of Oklahoma Workplace Deaths

August 22, 2006

OKLAHOMA CITY – More truck drivers died on the job in Oklahoma last year than those in any other profession, according to statistics just released by the state Department of Labor, according to the Durant Daily Democrat newspaper. Of the 95 workplace fatalities recorded in Oklahoma in 2005, 57 of them (or 60 percent) involved transportation incidents, a 12 percent rise from 2004. Twenty of those deaths were of truck drivers, which accounts for 21 percent of the state’s job-related fatalities. In 2004, the state had 91 workplace fatalities.
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