4383 fatal work injuries in 2012 actually down from 2011 which had 4693- topping the list and transportation incidents led the way.
Bees are number one on the list U.S. Labor Department reports. “Bee stings are behind most insect -related deaths for workers.”
So a word or two of caution to all of you who trim trees, work in fields or right-of-ways – always know your surroundings. Be diligent and check out what is around or near you, check out the rocks or culverts just as if it were electric lines etc.