Ladder Research-digital-ol

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Here are the sources for our Everyday Killer Infographic:

 Plane

Sharks

  • between 1958 and 2016 there were 2,785 confirmed unprovoked shark attacks around the world, of which 439 were fatal.[4]
  • ^This averages to 7.6 deaths per year in shark attack

Ladders

  • Each year, there are more than 164,000 emergency room-treated injuries and 300 deaths in the U.S. that are caused by falls from ladders. Most ladder deaths are from falls of 10 feet or less. Falls from ladders are the leading cause of deaths on construction sites. https://www.nachi.org/ladder-safety.htm
  • 365 deaths “ Every day, nearly 2,000 people are injured while using a ladder. Every day, 100 people suffer a long-term or permanent disability. And every day, one person dies. One mother or father, one daughter or son never returns home. We come to work every day to change that. Every single member of our team understands why we come to work every day and why we do what we do: to prevent injuries and save lives.” https://littlegiantladders.com/

Chainsaw

Lightning

  • In the US, between 9% and 10% of those struck die, for an average of 40 to 50 deaths per year (28 in 2008)

Faulty Parachute

Dog Bites

Hurricanes

Tigers

Spider

Helicoptor