By the numbers: U.S. petroleum refinery fatalities

Published: January 28, 2013
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BY THE NUMBERS

U.S. refinery deaths

U.S. petroleum refinery fatalities:

• 2006: 4

• 2007: 5

• 2008: 6

• 2009: 5

• 2010: 7

• 2011: 3*

*The Bureau of Labor Statistics changed occupational categories, making the 2011 figure not directly comparable to previous years.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics