May 16, 2016

BLS: Worker death rate rises in 2014; number of fatalities highest in seven years

From Safety+Health Magazine:

Washington – The U.S. workplace fatality rate increased in 2014 – the first time it has done so since 2010, according to finalized data released April 21 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Preliminary data that BLS announced in September showed a fatality rate of 3.3 deaths per 100,000 full-time workers in 2014, the same as in 2013. The revised rate is 3.4. ... read more

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