BREAKING NEWS – Washington, D.C. – Transportation and material workers had the highest number of fatal injuries, followed by construction and extraction workers, maintenance workers and management workers, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported in its 2019 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries published on Dec. 16.

Fishing, hunting and logging workers, as well as aircraft pilots and engineers, had the highest mortality rates per 100,000 individuals.

The construction and transportation industries reported their highest fatality numbers since 2007 and 2003, respectively. Drivers and sales workers, as well as truck drivers, recorded 1,005 fatalities in 2019 — the highest number since 2003.

And according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, the fastest growing on-the-job fatality rate are process servers who are assaulted while serving people with divorce papers, when the person on the receiving end knows that they’ll be homeless and penniless without their spouse’s income. They also stated that the majority of the process servers died by strangulation at the hands of wives and extremely lazy husbands.