GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Report: Lineman Death Rate Statistics

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"About 10-20 linemen die annually from work-related incidents in the U.S."

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"The number of fatal occupational injuries among power-line installers and repairers increased from 28 in 2015 to 45 in 2019."

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"Severe weather conditions such as storms amplify the risk of electrocution and accidents for linemen."

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"The leading cause of death for linemen is electrocution, followed by falls from significant heights."

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"Each year, around 250 non-fatal electrical injuries among linemen require days away from work."

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"Safety training can reduce the rate of fatal accidents by as much as 25% for linemen."

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"Approximately 70% of lineman fatalities are due to contact with electrical currents."

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"The use of drones for line inspections has reduced the need for risky physical inspections, contributing to a 15% decline in lineman fatalities."

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"Electrical power-line installers and repairers have a fatality rate 15 times higher than the average rate for all U.S. occupations."

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"In 2018, the overall fatal injury rate for linemen was 23.0 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers."

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"The introduction of robotic technology in utilities is estimated to potentially decrease lineman fatalities by up to 40%."

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"Linemen employed in the private sector have higher fatality rates than those in publicly owned utilities."

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"Personal protective equipment (PPE) compliance among linemen can lower fatality risks by about 30%."

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"Utility line workers have one of the highest fatality rates among all professions, with approximately 19.2 deaths per 100,000 workers annually."

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"The average age of a lineman involved in a fatal accident is 42 years old."

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"Roughly 25% of lineman fatalities involve working from elevated platforms such as bucket trucks."

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"Linemen working in rural areas face 30% higher mortality rates than those in urban areas due to longer emergency response times."

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"Linemen with less than five years of experience are twice as likely to be involved in a fatal accident."

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"Vehicles and transport equipment are involved in approximately 20% of lineman fatalities."

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"Nearly 40% of non-fatal injuries among linemen are due to falls."

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