“OSHA Reports Dramatic 7% Increase In Fatal Occupational Injuries” #Workplace #Fatalities #OSHA

Fatal workplace injuries showed a dramatic uptick in 2016, rising by 7 percent over the number of workplace fatalities tallied in 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased from 3.4 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in 2015 to 3.6 in 2016.  More workers lost their lives in transportation incidents than any other event in 2016, … Continue reading “OSHA Reports Dramatic 7% Increase In Fatal Occupational Injuries” #Workplace #Fatalities #OSHA

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2012 Death on the Job Report

Since Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970, workplace safety and health conditions have improved. But too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. In 2010, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4,690 workers were killed on the job—an average of 13 workers every … Continue reading 2012 Death on the Job Report