Published: April 8, 2016
By: E. Richard Ogrodowski
While doing research, I recently ran across U.S. government data on fatal work injuries for 2014 and found some alarming numbers. The data came from the “Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2014,” which was conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and released on September 17, 2015. The data is a preliminary summary. Below is some of the data for accidental and wrongful deaths at work for 2014:
Let’s hope the data for 2015 shows a different trend for accidental and wrongful deaths at work.
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