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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics conducted a program, the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, to determine the number of fatal work injuries recorded in the United States. According to the results, a preliminary total of 4,547 workers sustained fatal work injuries in 2010. This amounts to a rate of 3.5 deaths per 100,000 full-time workers. The news release is available at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cfoi.nr0.htm.